Rockford Scanner™: Stop, Drop, Roll Saves A Womans Life Near Cherry Valley

A woman was setting a fire with an accelerate and it blew up on her. The flames caught her on fire. She stopped, dropped and rolled. She was able to extinguish the fire herself but was injured.  It happened a little after 7 pm tonight on a street that began with an L. I missed the street name. Cherry Valley FD responded  to the scene. No other information.

Update:  Lockwood or Lawrence


Rockford Scanner™: Person Falls Out The Back Of A Pickup Truck

Sources are reporting a person has fallen out the back of a pickup truck.

It happened around 7:30 pm near Cemetery rd.

The person is injured and has a head injury.

No other information at this time.



Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Injuries in Rockford

Earlier today several emergency personnel were on scene of a rollover accident in Rockford. 

A vehicle had rolled over near Gregory and 3rd.

Reports of injuries. It is unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Initial reports were saying at least one person was trapped inside the vehicle.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Photos by RS source


Rockford Scanner™: Police Trying To Negotiate With A Man Wanting To Jump Into The Rock River

Sources are reporting a possible jumper in Rockford. 

It happened around 4 am this morning near the Morgan st bridge.

A man is threatening to jump into the Rock River.

The police are trying to calming and peacefully negotiate with the subject.

The man was on the North side of the bridge, towards the East end.

Police currently have the bridge blocked off from traffic.

At the time of writing this, is was still ongoing. Avoid the area.


Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Police Doing Crowd Control, Large Gathering of People


A large group of people were gathered in and near the roadway on Chestnut near Waldo.  SE of Central/State.

Rockford Police were on scene doing crowd control and moving along the large crowd.

No reports of injuries or arrests.


Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Police Working A Scene Near North Town Mall


Sources are reporting a scene in Rockford. 

It happened near the 900 block of W Riverside at North Town Mall.

Sources said: ”  There are 8 cop cars outside Stockyard BBQ. A lot of them are standing outside blocking the entrance. No clue what’s going on. The K-9 unit just rolled up”

Unknown what happened.

The scene was cleared up by 2 am

Photo by RS source