Suspects brutally beat the victims, during a meeting for an online transaction.
NOTE: This is becoming very common these days in the Rockford area. People meet to buy/sell stuff from online transactions. And the suspects brutally beat the victims and rob them when they meet in person.
Around 7:30 pm tonight the suspects brutally beat the victims when they met in person near Apple Orchard Lane in Rockford. They were meeting to sell a cell phone.
When they met in person the suspects brutally beat the victims and then robbed them. Then they fled the scene.
Medical was needed for the victims, and they were transported to a local ER. We have been told the injuries might be serious and possibly life threatening.
Suspectsare 2 black males. Both wearing dark clothing. One had white shoes on. Fled in a Blue Nissan SUV with the rear window broken out.
#1 Rollover accident with extrication needed at Forest Hills & River ln in Loves Park. Injuries were being reported. Avoid the area.
#2 Source said: ” A bunch of loves Park Police, at the corner of Auburn and Winnebago Street. State trooper just flew by on his way there as well. At least eight squad cars they have ridge blocked off from Burton to Quincy”
It happened around 12:30 pm today near Ridge and Burton in Rockford.
An auto accident happened near this location. Injuries were being reported. Extrication was being requested. Also a water hydrant was hit and water is spewing all over the area. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
On 05-23-2019 at 10:20 p.m., Deputies conducted a traffic stop at IL 251 and Mowers Rd, on a blue Ford Explorer. After a short investigation Deputies arrested Steve B. Harris, age 51 of Rochelle, for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Reckless Driving. Harris also received citations for Speeding, No Insurance, No Seat Belt, Failure to Notify SOS of Address Change, Illegal Transportation of Alcohol, No Headlights When Required, and Improper Lane Usage. Harris was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.
No Valid Drivers License
On 05-25-19 at approximately 0043 hours Deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 6000 block of East Illinois Rt 64. After further investigation Arturo Quiroz-Salinas, age 67 of Mount Morris was placed under arrest for No Valid Drivers License. Quiroz-Salinas was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond.
On 05/25/19 at 0030 hours Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a 2009 Subaru for failure to signal at the intersection of 8th Ave and 1st street in Rochelle. After a short investigation Deputies arrested Chad Wilcox 37 of Franklin Grove for DUI and violation of the Illinois concealed carry law. Wilcox also received citations for illegal transportation of alcohol and failure to signal. Wilcox was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.
Driving While License Suspended
On 05-24-19, while patrolling the 8000 block of N Freeport road, Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a silver Dodge Grand Caravan. After conducting an investigation, Nicholas Davis, age 35 of Freeport, was placed into custody for Driving While License Suspended. Davis was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was issued an additional citation for improper lane usage and held in lieu of bond.