Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Man Arrested After A 2 Month Drug Investigation

Police have arrested  Mario Neal, 38 years old from Rockford, after a 2 month long drug investigation by the Belvidere/Boone County Narcotics Unit.

Police obtained a warrant for his arrest and conducted a traffic stop in Boone County, and arrested him.

He was charged with 2 counts of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance. From the investigation. After he was arrested, he was charged with Unlawful Communicating with a Witness.

Innocent until proven guilty in a court of law


Rockford Scanner™: 2 Arrested For Drugs, After Spiking The Drink Of A Illinois State Trooper

Pittsfield, IL – On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at approximately 7:25 p.m., an Illinois State Police (ISP) District 20 Trooper conducted a traffic stop on US 67 just north of Illinois Route 100 in Schuyler County.

During the stop, indications of criminal activity were observed and the occupants of the vehicle were separated for further investigation.

Methamphetamine was located during the search of the individuals. Valeria Martinez and Kevin Weinmann were arrested and transported to the Schuyler County Jail for processing. Martinez and Weinmann were charged with various narcotic offenses and were lodged at the Schuyler County Jail.

Agents from ISP Zone 4 Investigations and the West Central Illinois Task Force (WCITF) responded to conduct an investigation.

After further investigation, it was discovered that a substance was placed in a sports drink bottle the Trooper had in his squad car. After consulting with the Schuyler County State’s Attorney, the following charges were approved:

Valeria Martinez, F/H, 45 of Beardstown, IL:

Unlawful Delivery of Substance Containing Methamphetamine over 100 grams – a Class X Felony

Aggravated Battery of a Police Officer – a Class 2 Felony

Aggravated Battery of a Police Officer – a Class 3 Felony

Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine under 5 grams – a Class 3 Felony

Obstructing Justice – a Class 4 Felony

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – a Class A Misdemeanor

Possession of Cannabis 10-30 grams – a Class B Misdemeanor

No Valid Driver’s license

Operating Uninsured vehicle

Martinez: Bond set at $250,000.00

Kevin D. Weinmann, M/W, 27 of Beardstown, Illinois:

Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine less than 5 grams – a Class 3 Felony

Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver less than 5 grams – a Class 2 Felony

Weinmann: Bond set at $100,000.00

The public is reminded that all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Rockford Scanner™: Another Rollover Accident In The Area, Police Investigating

Sources are reporting another rollover accident in the area.

This one happened around 9 pm near Alpine and Linden rd.

Non life threatening injuries were being reported.

WCSO is investigating the accident.

RS Source


Rockford Scanner™: Taxi Cab Rolled Over in Rockford, Extrication Needed

Rollover Accident With Extrication Needed

It happened around 6:45 pm in the 700 block of Kilburn ave.

A vehicle has rolled over near this location.

Extrication is needed.

The vehicle is a taxi cab and it is on its roof.

Injuries were being reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries at this time. Multiple injuries are being reported. At least 2 ambulances have been dispatched.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

RS Source


Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Injuries in Loves Park

Mikhaele Jaquet Howell It was my son and so just imagine if it was yours! You can hold the dumb a** comments to your selves, it’s not cool. He was driving and had a guy swerve in his lane, he tried to miss him and then hit the curb and flipped his car, he could be dead but thanks for your well wishes! #nocompassion WOW!!!

MrsJanette Smith I was there and I called 911
There were no injuries. The boy was 19 years old & he crawled out his car with just a bruise on his hand. He was upset for what happened to his car & I told him cars can be replaced but your life couldn’t so understand today you are blessed to be alive.

Sources are reporting a rollover accident in Loves Park.

It happened around 6:15 pm on N Second, near Renrose.

A vehicle has rolled over near this location.  Injuries were being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

The cause of the accident is being investigated by the LPPD.

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Rockford Scanner™: Numerous Police Have A Truck Pulled Over Near The Winnebago Corners


Sources are reporting several officers are conducting a traffic stop near the Winnebago Corners.
Source said: “6 Rockford cops, 2 sheriff’s, and 1 village of Winnebago cop,  have a Blue S10 stopped at the Winnebago corners. The outter westbound lane is closed for this. “
Unknown why there are so many cops for a traffic stop. Possibly a felony traffic stop. Unknown what the person may have done at this time.
Avoid the are. area.


Rockford Scanner™: Possible Stabbing Victim in Rockford, RPD Investigating

Sources are reporting a scene in Rockford.

It happened around 1:30 pm today in the 500 block of N Pierpont.

We were told a person was stabbed near this location.
Unknown on the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this.

No suspect information at this time.

RPD has confirmed a scene there, but has yet to release information

Las Fuentes están reportando una escena en rockford. Sucedió alrededor de las 1:30 pm hoy en el bloque 500 de n pierpont. Nos dijeron que una persona fue apuñalada cerca de esta ubicación. Desconocido sobre la gravedad de las lesiones en el momento de escribir esto. No hay información sospechosa en este momento. Rpd ha confirmado una escena allí, pero aún tiene que liberar información


Rockford Scanner™: Evacuations In Belvidere, Still Developing

Several sources are reporting a large evacuation in Belvidere.

Reports of a truck driver who hit a gas line near the shopping center on State st in Belvidere.

Emergency personnel have evacuated the area.
The shopping center near State and Fairgrounds.

No reports of injuries that we have heard.

Sandra Ostrega Leato sent us the following video

Varias Fuentes estáninformando de una gran evacuación en belvidere. Informes de un conductor de camión que golpeó una línea de gas cerca del centrocomercial en el estado st en belvidere. El personal de emergencia ha evacuado la zona No hay informes de lesiones que hemosoído. Sandra ostregaleato nos envió el siguiente video


Rockford Scanner™: Scene In Loves Park

Sources are reporting a scene in Loves Park.

Several emergency personnel are at the Park Motel on N Second st in Loves Park. It is not yet known what happened.

According to the police call log, it is a medical assist.

No other information is available.


Rockford Scanner™: Several Officers Working A Scene On The East Side

Sources are reporting numerous officers working a scene on the East side.

It happened around 12:30 am near Horton and Reed.

Reports of numerous police working a scene.

At the time of writing this, we have heard conflicting reports on what may have happened. So to be safe, all we will say right now is to avoid the area because several officers are working a scene. We will try to update this, as more information becomes available.

UPDATE: Sources said it originated as a traffic stop and then a suspect fled from police.