Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Scene in Rockford

On 4/8/2019 at 7:19 PM Rockford Police Officers responded to the area of Christina and 15th Avenue to investigate a call of shots fired. Officers discovered a residence in the 100 block of 15TH Avenue, along with one vehicle was struck by gunfire. The victims suffered no physical injuries as a result of this incident. Witnesses reported a white vehicle occupied by several black males were responsible for this incident. ID Unit processed the scene. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department or Crime Stoppers – 815 963 STOP (7867).

RS Source


Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire in Machesney Park

Sources are reporting a structure fire in Machesney Park.

It happened around 7 pm in the 8200 block of Cadet rd in Machesney Park.

Reports of a shed on fire near this location.

UPDATE: This is a detached garage fire.

Photos by George Bower


Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Rolled Over In A Local Business Parking Lot, Extrication Requested

Sources are reporting a rollover accident in Rockford.

It happened around 6 pm near E State st, near Red Robbin (In the parking lot).

A vehicle has rolled over.

Extrication was being requested to get 2 people out of a vehicle, on its side.

Injuries were being reported.  Unknown on the severity of the injuries

Still developing


Rockford Scanner™: School Bus Accident in Rockford

Sources are reporting an accident with a school bus in Rockford.

Source said: “Kishwaukee right past Harrison at the railroad tracks car hit a Head Start School Bus.  It didn’t appear to be any injuries, I  do not know if children were on the bus and no damage to the bus but definitely to the car, police on the scene”


Rockford Scanner™: Police Searching For Several Suspects

Crime Stoppers: The following four subjects are wanted as of 04/08/2019

Rebecca A Haas
Rockford, IL 19 yrs old
Height: 5’03” Weight: 124 Eyes: Hazel Hair: Brown
Offense: Unlawful Possession of Control Substance
Bond: $819.70-cash

Audrey Erin JohnstonRockford, IL 42 yrs oldHeight: 5’08” Weight: 140 Eyes: Green Hair: BlondeOffense: Poss MethBond: NO BOND

Maria Inostroza Del Rosario Belvidere, IL 32 yrs oldHeight: 5’04” Weight: 130 Eyes: Brown Hair: BlackOffense: Identity Theft/Forged Credit Card Bond: $1,000-cash

Justin M Morse
Harvard, IL 25 yrs old
Height: 6’01” Weight: 240 Eyes: Blue Hair: Brown
Offense: Unlawful Possession of Control Substance


Rockford Scanner™: RVC Active Shooter Exercise

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at approximately 10:15 a.m., the Rock Valley College Police Department will be conducting an Active Shooter Exercise in the Health Sciences Center (HSC) located on the RVC main campus.

The exercise will last approximately 45 minutes. As part of the exercise, a mass notification advising all campuses that the exercise has started will be sent out at approximately 10:15 a.m. Please be aware this notice on 4/17 will include text messages, phone messages, and audio messages over numerous notification systems throughout the entire college notification system.

This exercise will involve a large police presence on main campus, simulated gun fire and simulated injuries. Emergency vehicles will be located in parking lot 4.

This is just an active shooter EXERCISE.


Rockford Scanner™: Man Found Dead, Murder Investigation



UPDATE: 64 Year Old Samuel Randolph was beaten to death and died from blunt force trauma to the body. If you have any information,please call the RPD


Detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a Rockford man in the 600 block of Alliance Avenue. All information is preliminary.

The investigation is active and ongoing.