Rockford Scanner™: Dead Body On The East Side, Police Investigating


Sources are reporting a dead body in Rockford. 

Details are minimal right now.   Sources said there is a person dead in the 1400 block of 8th ave. Emergency personnel are on scene. 

No other information at this time. 

Update: Sources said it is possibly medical related, and no foul play.


Rockford Scanner™: Three People Injured After A Stabbing At Grubsteakers


On 06/18/19 at 2043 hours Ogle County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance at Grubsteakers, Rt. 251 and Rt 64.

Responding deputy located a male who bleeding profusely from a stab wound to the leg and immediately provided medical attention to him.

A second male, identified as William Shively age 36 of Ocala, FL, was also on scene and had minor injuries was taken into custody.

A female on scene had minor injuries from an altercation with Shively.

All three subjects were transported to Rochelle Community Hospital and treated for their injuries.

After further investigation, Shively was charged with aggravated battery, criminal damage to property, and battery. Shively was transported to Ogle County Jail where he remained in lieu of bond.



Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Multiple Injuries in Rockford, Avoid The Area


Sources are reporting a bad accident in Rockford. 

It happened around 4:45 pm today in the 100 block of N Trainer rd.

There is an accident with multiple injuries being reported at this accident scene.  Unknown on the severity of the injuries. We have been told the injuries are non life threatening, but that is currently unconfirmed.

You may want to avoid the area for a few hours, or expect delays.



Rockford Scanner™: Chief OShea Saying Crime Is Down in Rockford


From the RPD:

STEADY IMPROVEMENT: Chief O’Shea and the hard-working men and women of the Rockford Police Department are proud of the downward trend on crime. We recognize that any amount of violence is too much, but are pleased with the way the community has stepped up to help us take back our city and our safety. We have some 300 officers who patrol a city of approximately 150,000 people, so every citizen who sees something and says something, is vital to our continued success. These statistics are not only a reflection of incredible police work by officers and detectives and our partner agencies, but also of the way in which the community works with us.



Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident in Rockford


Sources are reporting a bad accident that happened earlier today in the area of Perryville and Riverside. 

One of the vehicles that was involved in the accident, has rolled over onto its side. Unknown if extrication was needed.

Injuries were being reported. At the time of writing this it was not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Photos posted on our Facebook page


Rockford Scanner™: Pedestrian Hit by A Vehicle In Rockford


Sources are reporting a pedestrian has been hit by a vehicle in Rockford. 

It happened around 2:45 pm today in the area of Harrison ave and 20th.

A black male was laying on the ground after being hit by a vehicle. The vehicle stopped at the scene along with another vehicle that helped to assist.

Unknown on the severity of the injuries.



Rockford Scanner™: Fully Engulfed Semi Trailer Near Roscoe


Sources are reporting a fully engulfed trailer on fire.

It happened around 4:30 am on I-90 near the mile marker 6 in the eastbound lanes.  A semi trailer is on fire near this location.  The cab was able to disconnect from the trailer. The trailer is fully engulfed.

Avoid the area or expect delays/