Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Flees From Police in Rockford, Gets Away


Sources are reporting a vehicle that fled from police.

It happened around 10:45 pm in the 3220 block of Glenwood.

Suspect vehicle is a Black GMC Yukon with a plate similar to  AC22013.

Last seen southbound on huffman


Rockford Scanner™: Police Arrest Two Men After Robbing Subway

On 3/28/19 at 10:30 PM, Officers were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery at the Subway restaurant at 1929 Center Av. A single male dressed in all black entered the store, displayed a firearm and demanded money. He fled with an undisclosed amount of currency.

An Officer responding to this report was traveling south on S Jackson St when he observed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed north on S Jackson St.

The vehicle made several turns in an attempt to get away but was located in a driveway in the 1000 Block of Jerome Av. A passenger in the vehicle, identified as Tyler Kjell, was found to exactly match the clothing description of the robbery suspect.

A search of the vehicle located a backpack containing a realistic looking BB gun and the cash from the robbery.

Kjell was arrested for Armed Robbery and the driver of the vehicle, Kortae Valadez, was arrested for Party To Armed Robbery.

A third male passenger of the vehicle was released without charges pending further investigation.

Kjell was also arrested for felony bail jumping as he was out on bond for previously robbing the Dollar General on W Court St last September.

Arrested: Kjell, Tyler D Age: 17
Charge: 943.32(2) Armed Robbery, 946.49(1)(b) Felony Bail Jumping

Arrested: Valadez, Kortae D Age: 18
Charge: 939.05/943.32(2) Party To Armed Robbery


Rockford Scanner™: Man Caught On A RING Camera Trying To Break Into Multiple Houses in Rockford


Sources are reporting this man attempted to break into a residence near Sedgeway drive.  This man allegedly tried to break into multiple houses in the area last night around 3 am. He arrived in a White SUV type of vehicle around 2:27 am. Attempted to break into multiple houses. Then left approx. 3:27 am.

Do you know this man? If so, call the police.


Rockford Scanner™: Rain Moving In, possible Heavy Rain At Times

Rain will spread east-northeast into the area early this evening. Scattered showers are possible ahead of the widespread rain. Some of this rain will be heavy at times, especially along and south of I-80, where over an inch of rain is expected through Saturday morning.

Expect the onset of precipitation over the western/southwestern portions of the area in the early evening and then spreading rapidly east and north through the remainder of the evening and overnight. The highest precipitation amounts should be generally south of the I-80 corridor where 1.0” to 1.5” is likely. There could be some localized flooding if there are thunderstorms or in low lying areas. Portions of the Illinois, Kankakee and Iroquois river basins could be under the higher precipitation amounts which could cause renewed flooding.


Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For A Shooting Incident in Rockford Overnight

Around 4 am this morning the ROckford Police were responding to a shotspotter alert in the 900 block of Acorn in ROckford.

During the investigation they learned a man approx. 23 years old fired off several rounds from a gun.  He said he wanted to see if the gun worked.

Police arrested Jahlil Breedlove. Police charged him with several charges and booked him in the Winnebago COunty Jail


Rockford Scanner™: Victim Stabbed On The West Side, Police Investigating

Sources are reporting a stabbing victim in Rockford.

It happened in the area of Sherman and Johnston this morning.

A victim was stabbed in the arm.   Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

No suspect information.


Rockford Scanner™: Warmer Weather Brings Many Shots Fired Incidents In The Rockford Area

Sources have told us about many shots fired incidents in Rockford recently.

Police have confirmed weapons violations at the following locations:

  • 1900 block of S Bell School
  • S Main and Morgan
  • N Main and Old River
  • 800 block of Easton parkway
  • 200 S Moore
  • 300 block of N Main
  • 300 block of N Henrietta
  • 3600 block of Delaware st
  • 4300 block of Majesty ct
  • 3300 block of Hanover


Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating Another Armed Robbery in Rockford


Police Investigating Another Armed Robbery in Rockford

RPD confirmed they are investigating an armed robbery in the 700 block of Alliance ave that happened Thursday night around 8:30 pm.

RPD did not provide any other information at this time.


Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating An Armed Robbery Near Downtown Rockford

Sources are reporting an armed robbery in Rockford.

It happened near the area of Whitman and Winnebago near downtown Rockford around 10:30 pm Thursday night.

Reports of a suspect who used a knife to rob the victim.

RPD has yet to release information on this incident or suspect information, at the time of writing this.

They have confirmed an armed robbery call though.