Rockford Scanner™: Possible Death Investigation/Dead Body in Rockford, Police Investigating

Sources are reporting a possible dead body/death investigation.

It happened around 8:50 pm tonight in the 6600 block of Grass Ridge in Rockford. .

Reports of a possible dead body/death investigation.

Details are minimal right now, check back later for possible updates.


Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim In Rockford, RPD Investigating

Sources are reporting a shooting victim that arrived at a local hospital earlier today.  The shooting victim arrived at RMH on N Rockton around 9 am this morning.

It is unknown on the victims condition.

Also unknown on the exact details of the shooting incident. RPD has confirmed they are investigating an aggravated battery.

No other details at this time.

Unknown if it is related: Around the same time frame the Fairview Early Childhood Center was on lockdown “Due to police activity in the area”  so this might be the area where the actual shooting may have taken place, but not confirmed.


Rockford Scanner™: Several Arrested For Stolen Vehicle, Theft, Police Chase

Stolen Vehicle and Foot Pursuit
Ends in Several Arrests

On 04-24-2019 AT 1:15 pm Officers from The Janesville Police Department were dispatched to the 2615 Milton Avenue for a gas drive off. The reporting person in this incident followed the vehicle giving a partial plate. Officer Briggs located the vehicle at 2500 Milton Avenue. Once officers had the correct license plate number the Rock County Communications Center advised the vehicle was stolen, and the suspects may be armed.

Officer Briggs watched the unoccupied vehicle until the 5 juvenile suspects exited the Janesville Mall. Those 5 juveniles got to the vehicle and left a puppy, they just stole from Fury Babies behind in the vehicle. They then fled from the area on foot in two different directions.

Several Officers gave chase on foot and were able to apprehend the five juveniles in 4 different locations around the area. Three were taken in to custody near Woodman’s Grocery, and two at Kentucky Fried Chicken. One of the two juveniles inside KFC had a loaded 9 mm handgun in his possession.

The stolen vehicle was a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee reported stolen from The Town of Middleton on 4-22-2019. The Janesville Police Department recovered the Jeep at 2500 Milton Avenue. There were several items of property found in the vehicle, along with several sets of car keys. Those items are being investigated to determine what other cases they relate to.

All five juveniles have been returned to Dane County and will be going to the juvenile detention center on several charges.

14 year old
943.23(1)(a) OMVWOC
946.41(1) Resisting an Officer
961.41(3g)(e) Possession of THC

15 year old
943.23(1)(a) OMVWOC
946.41(1) Resisting an Officer
943.50(1)(m) Retail Theft

15 year old
943.23(1)(a) OMVWOC
946.41(1) Resisting an Officer
941. 23 Carry Concealed Weapon

16 year old
943.23(1)(a) OMVWOC
943.50(1)(m) Retail Theft

16 year old
943.23(1)(a) OMVWOC
946.41(1) Resisting an Officer
943.50(1)(m) Retail Theft

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Scene in Loves Park, Still Developing

South side of the new hospital

Sources are reporting shots fired outside of the new Javon Bae hospital on  E Riverside. It is not yet known if the hospital is on lockdown or not.

We been told numerous gunshots rang out and there is property damages, and a possible victim.

Reports are saying that police might have the suspect cornered in a Black vehicle nearby. Still developing.

Tonya Morton sent us the following photo


Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries, Possible Head On Collision

Sources are reporting a bad accident in Rockford.

It happened just before 2 pm today near E State st and Rockford ave.

Reports of an accident involving 2 vehicles, possibly a head on collision.

Injuries were being reported. The cause of the accident is under investigation.


Rockford Scanner™: Trailer on Fire, Fully Engulfed. MABAS Toned Out

Sources are reporting a fully engulfed structure fire.

It happened around 3:50 am this morning near S Main and Gold River.

Note: This is the same area a local firefighter was arrested for allegedly setting several trailers on fire recently.

There is a trailer fully engulfed.  They have toned out a MABAS and several area fire departments are en route.

Unknown if the trailer is occupied.

MABAS Box 11 to the box level

Still developing.


Rockford Scanner™: Suspects In A Stolen Vehicle Flee From police & Get Away

Sources are reporting a stolen vehicle fled from officers in Rockford.

It happened near Welden and Lincoln ave around 10:25 pm

Vehicle is described as a Dark grey Toyota with a plate # of AU85819

It was occupied by 3 suspects.

Last seen near Main and Lincoln


Rockford Scanner™: National Drug Take-back day

National Drug Takeback day is this Saturday, April 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Please drop off any unused or unwanted prescriptions to Walgreens at 5900 N. Second St., Loves Park IL, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.