Rockford Scanner™: Possible Structure Fire On The East Side


Just before 8 pm tonight, several units from the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a possible structure fire. 

Details are minimal right now. 

There is a reported structure on fire near Church Hill Park area, near 7th ave. 

Still developing, check back later for possible updates



Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For Robbery, Aggravated Battery To A Senior Citizen


A Rockford man faces new charges linked to several crimes in the City of Rockford. On September 1, 2018, Rockford Police officers arrested 28-year-old Jawan Robinson-Jones for Aggravated Battery to a Senior Citizen and Attempted Robbery for an incident that occurred earlier that day in the 1200 block of 7th Street.

Upon further investigation by detectives with the Violent Crime Unit, and review by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office, Robinson-Jones was served new charges on September 12, 2018 while already in custody at the Winnebago County Jail.

He is charged with Burglary to Goodwill (4618 East State Street) on September 1, 2018. Robinson-Jones was also charged with Armed Robbery for a robbery at the Kwik Mart (1203 7th Street) on August 14, 2018.

The charges against Robinson-Jones are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.



Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase In Loves Park, Still Developing

UPDATE:  Man ran from police. He hid in the rafters in the garage of the business. Unknown why the man ran from police. Police and the police K-9 were able to take the man into custody.

Sources are reporting a police chase in Loves Park around 2:30 pm today.

Details are minimal due to the encryption.

Several officers are chasing a suspect in the area of E Riverside, just East of N Second st.

Suspect was last seen northbound.

Loves Park Police and Winnebago County Sheriff are on scene chasing the suspect.  They have their guns drawn and a police k-9 assisting

Still developing, avoid the area. Check back later for updates

Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested After Fleeing From Police And Crashes In Rockford




Around 1 am this morning, the Rockford Police, Winnebago County Sheriffs Office and the Illinois State police were involved in the search and capture of a suspect in Rockford. 

The suspect fled from a traffic stop.  The suspect then crashed/disabled the vehicle near Elm st on the West side. The suspect got out on foot and fled the scene.  

Police from all the jurisdictions setup a perimeter and a police K-9 was able to assist in capturing the alleged suspect. 

The alleged suspect was transported to a local hospital, for allegedly swallowing drugs. 

A to Z towing towed the vehicle from the scene. 

Note: Not yet known if this is related to any of the crime incidents that has happened in Rockford tonight. 

Video from the scene by Rickie Traeger

Rockford Scanner™: Night Of Carjackings In Rockford, Another Carjacking Reported

Rockford Scanner™: Night Of Carjackings In Rockford, Another Carjacking Reported


Must be a night of carjackings in Rockford.

There was yet another carjacking in Rockford tonight.

This one happened in the 4500 block of Governors Drive

Suspect stole a Silver Chrysler 300 with a plate of V765844 or similar.

Suspects are 2 black males, 6 foot and both wearing white scarfs and blue jeans.

Another carjacking in Rockford at