Rockford Scanner™: Possible Fire At A Local Starbucks




Sources are reporting a scene at a local Starbucks. 

It happened around 9 pm at the Starbucks near Riverside and Forest Hills.

Reports of the business being evacuated and a possible fire in the back of the business.  Several emergency personnel are on scene.

Photos by RS Source








 

Rockford Scanner™: Person in the River, Water Rescue




 

Sources are reporting a water rescue in Rockford. 

Details are minimal at the time of writing this.

It happened around 3:40 am near the Whitman st bridge.

Reports of a person in the water, and was going under the water.

Several units are en route. Still developing.

UPDATE: A LPPD officer has sight of the victim. He is an elderly male. He is reported to be out of the river now. Unknown on his condition.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Injured While Fleeing From police Near Downtown Rockford




 

Just before 12:30 am this morning (overnight) several officers were working a scene near downtown Rockford. 

Suspects fled from police in downtown Rockford.

Police were able to capture one of the suspects. The suspect sustained injuries. Sources said it was from a fall and has facial injuries.

No other information at this time.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Another Business in Rockford Has Been Robbed, Police Are Investigating




 

Sources are reporting an armed robbery to the Family Dollar at 501 Springfield in Rockford. 

It happened just before 8 pm tonight.  We were told all the suspects had masks on when they robbed the business. They fled across the street and took off their masks. Local neighborhood cameras at the houses nearby were able to capture good quality video of the suspects after they took off their masks.  They are still on the loose.  Local police are investigating.

We were told the other robbery at Dollar General might be related to this robbery, details on that robbery at http://rockfordscanner.com/2019/06/08/rockford-scanner-robbery-at-a-rockford-business-suspects-get-away/