Sources are reporting a high speed chase in Rockford.
Multiple police officers are chasing a vehicle at high speeds in the Rockford area. We got reports of it being near Harrison and 11th st, then a short time later near Morgan st. Last reports we heard were numerous officers set up a roadblock near Seminary near the Gunite area.
Update: The alleged robbery suspect snatched a purse and was fleeing, when they were hit by a moving vehicle. The alleged suspect might be connected to several other robberies in the area that police have been searching for. ~ Via source.
Sources are reporting a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle.
It happened around 4:15 pm today at the Walmart on Northridge.
A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle near this location.
Non life threatening injuries were being reported.
A person involved in this, is reported to be a robbery suspect. The person is allegedly robbed a woman of her purse. It is not yet clear if the person injured is the victim or the suspect.
Freeport, IL. – Execution of a search warrant results in the arrests of three (3) Freeport residents.
On April 10th, 2019, at approximately 6:15 AM, the Freeport Police Department Emergency Response Team (ERT) assisted the Stateline Area Narcotics Team (SLANT) with the execution of a search warrant at a home in the 500 block of E. Madison Street in Freeport.
During a search of the residence the following evidence was recovered; approximately 39 grams of Cocaine, approximately 74.2 grams of Cannabis, a .22 caliber pistol, and $874 United States Currency. The ensuing investigation resulted in the arrests of two men and one woman who were present when the search warrant was executed.
Kenneth Moore (age 44) of the 500 block of E. Madison Street in Freeport was charged with Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver 15-100 grams of Cocaine (19CF99). Kenneth Moore’s bond has been set at $100,000 – 10% applies and he is being held at the Stephenson County Jail.
Thamini Erving (age 36) of the 800 block of E. Wyandotte Street in Freeport was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant related to a 2016 arrest for felony firearms possession and Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver Controlled Substances (16CF276). Specifically, Thamini Erving’s warrant stems from his failure to report to jail after having been released on a medical furlough on August 10th, 2018. The bond on Thamini Erving’s warrant was set at $350,000 – 10% applies and he is being held at the Stephenson County Jail.
Sierra Scott (age 22) of the 300 block of W. Homer Street in Freeport was arrested on an outstanding felony arrest warrant obtained by SLANT for the offense of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance (18CF291). The offense date for Sierra Scott’s charge is 5-21-18 and Scott’s bond is $75,000 – 10% applies. Sierra Scott is being held at the Stephenson County Jail.
(Any person or persons depicted in this press release are presumed innocent by the court until proven guilty in a court of law.)
A wintry mix is falling across portions of northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. We have received numerous reports of snow mixed with sleet across portions of extreme northeast Illinois. Elsewhere, we’ve had reports of rain mixed with sleet. The precipitation is moving off to the northeast, with this main band of precipitation out of the area by 3 pm.
There is an open interview event at Per Mar security at 514 Loves Park dr, next to the Loves Park Police Station. They are looking to fill a sales position, a material handler position, and a fire inspection position.
Material handler 11-3 part time,
fire inspection 8-5 full time,
sales hours vary
BPD: We are investigating the circumstances that led to a 5-year-old boy accidentally shooting himself in the hand with a small caliber handgun in the 500 block of Highland Avenue around 8:40 p.m. Tuesday.
The boy was transported to Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford. He has since been released from the hospital and is recovering from his injury.
The incident remains under investigation. We are also working with Child Protective Services in regard to this investigation.
Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announces that Perriyon L. King (D.O.B. 11/9/1996) was sentenced to 90 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by the Honorable Judge Donna Honzel. King was found guilty of Attempt First Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Mob Action Charges after a jury trial in October of 2018.
On April 5th, 2017, at approximately 4:35 p.m. Rockford Police were called to the area of North Longwood Street and Rural Street after several reports that shots had been fired in the area.
Officers found a vehicle that had been struck by gunfire. The driver, 69-year-old Richard Griffin, had been hit by one of the rounds. A second occupant in Griffin’s vehicle was not hurt.
Griffin was taken to the hospital, and is still being treated for the injuries he sustained.
Detectives learned the defendant, Perriyon King was firing shots at another vehicle occupied by two other persons near Longwood and Rural Streets when the vehicle Griffin was driving was struck.
Attempt First Degree Murder is a Class X Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 6-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release.
Pursuant to statute, the sentence carries a mandatory additional 25 year sentence up to Natural Life in the Illinois Department of Corrections. King was sentenced to 55 years on one count of Attempt First Degree Murder.
The defendant was sentenced to 35 years on the additional three counts of Attempt First Degree Murder and 15 years on Aggravated Battery with a Firearm. Those sentences are concurrent to each other and consecutive to the 55 year sentence imposed for the Attempt First Degree Murder of Richard Griffin.
Aggravated Battery with a Firearm is a Class X Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 6-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release. These sentences will be served at 85%.
Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm is a Class 1 Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 4-15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by two years of Mandatory Supervised Release.
Mob Action is a Class 4 Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 1-3 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by a year of Mandatory Supervised Release.
The Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Mob Action convictions merge with the Attempt First Degree Murder and Aggravated Battery with a Firearm convictions.