Rockford Scanner™: Areas of dense freezing fog have formed in our area



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Areas of dense freezing fog will persist over portions of northern and central Illinois through mid to late this morning before likely dissipating. Be alert for rapidly changing visibility and possible slick/icy conditions on some roadways. Reduce speed, increase following distance, and use low beams when driving in dense fog. Check road conditions and allow extra travel time for your commute.


Areas of dense freezing fog have formed between Chicago and Rockford. This area of dense freezing fog is forecast to expand in coverage over the next several hours.

Those traveling tonight, should be prepared to encounter drastically reduced visibilities. In addition, temperatures are well below freezing, which will result in patchy icy spots forming, mainly on bridges and overpasses.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim Arrived At A Local E.R., Police Investigating



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On Saturday, December 8. 2018 at 6:35 p.m. Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to a local hospital reference a walk in shooting victim. Officers met with the victim who stated he was in the 1200 block of S. 5th St. when he was shot. Suspect fled unknown direction. Victim was treated for non life-threatening injuries.

Suspect – Black Male, dark clothing, 5′ 9″, medium build, dark clothing.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information can call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Struck Multiple Times By Gunfire, Police Investigating



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On 12/08/2018 at approximately 1715 hours, members of the Rockford Police Department responded to seven shots fired at 1400 School Street, Rockford, IL.

Upon arrival Officers located shell casings in a nearby alley, along with an unoccupied vehicle that had been struck several times.

Officers conducted a neighborhood check and located no witnesses to this incident. The registered owner of the vehicle struck by gunfire also could not be located. There was also no victim located during this incident.

There is no suspect information in this incident. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Rockford Police or Crimestoppers.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident Scene in Boone County, Still Developing



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Sources are reporting around 4:30 pm today there was a serious auto accident in Boone County.

It happened near Poplar Grove rd and Squaw Prairie.

Two vehicles are involved in the accident.

One vehicle has rolled over. Another vehicle has a pole down on top of it.

Extrication is being requested.

Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Sounds like a bad accident, avoid the area for awhile


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Rockford Scanner™: Sources reporting their vehicle has been stolen



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Sources reporting their vehicle has been stolen:
Could you please share that our car has been stolen in front of the house and be on the lookout for 4 black males in a silver vehicle,that’s been stealing cars in the area. Police has been contacted. The winter wheels are on the car now and are grey in color with peeling on the wheels all 4 windows are tinted car was stolen in the Huffman Blvd area.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Shooting Victim on the West Side



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Sources sent us the following:
Shooting at 9 am on Orchard and School.

A 30 year old male was rushed to the er with life threatening injuries.

As you know police are encrypted, unknown on suspect information.

And not a peep in the police call logs, RPD has yet to release information on this

 


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