Rockford Scanner™: Pedestrian Hit By A Vehicle in Rockford, Avoid The Area

On Sunday, September 22, 2019 at about 9:34 PM Rockford Police Officers responded to the 1300 block of East State Street in reference to a hit and run accident.

Upon arrival officers learned that the victim had been in the street in his wheelchair when he was struck by a dark colored SUV that fled the scene after the incident. Victim later transported to Swedish American Hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Crimestoppers @ (815) 963-7867.



Rockford Scanner™: Robbery At A Rockford Business


Sources are reporting an armed robbery in Rockford. 

It happened near the area of the 4600 block of E State st, at the Quality Lodge. That is on E State st, just East of Alpine.

There was an armed robbery that happened at the business.

It is unclear if the business was robbed, or a person at the business was robbed.

RPD call log confirms the robbery call, but RPD has yet to release any information on it.


Rockford Scanner™: RS Sources found a dog, do you know who the owners are?


RS Sources found a dog, do you know who the owners are?

RS source sent us the following: “Found around 15th and Broadway area .. call 815 298 3935 if you lost your boy .. he looks super healthy ..he must have gotten out .. let’s help find his home”


Rockford Scanner™: Sources Are Reporting A Newborn Was Found In A Dumpster in Rockford


Numerous sources have contacted us in regards to a newborn baby being found in a dumpster in Rockford today. 

Sources are reporting a newborn baby was found in a dumpster at the Orton Keys housing complex.   Unknown on the newborns condition.

But RPD has yet to confirm this or release any information on it.

This was posted on social media earlier today



Rockford Scanner™: Several Officers Working A Scene At The Rockford Airport

UPDATE: RPD call log shows it to be a weapons violation, so the armed subject part does seem to be confirmed via their call log.  The Rockford Airport and the RPD have not released any information on this yet.

Sources are reporting a scene at the Rockford Airport around 4 pm today. Several officers were on scene at the airport. RPD has not released any information on the incident.  What we have been told, but not confirmed, was there was a disorderly subject that was possibly armed inside the airport. Again, RPD has not confirmed anything or released any information on this yet. 

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RS source


Rockford Scanner™: Couple Vehicles Stolen Near S Beloit Last Night


RS source Rachael White sent us the following in regards to vehicles stolen near S Beloit last night: 

” A friend of mine lives in South Beloit by Prairie Hill and Dorr Rd her car and 2 others were stolen last night. We were wondering if you could post this for others to be on the look out. 2014 Chrysler 300 gold plate #ABR2217″



Rockford Scanner™: Bad Accident Near Freeport


Sources are reporting a very bad accident on 20 near the Freeport area.  Initial reports are saying there are 2 vehicles involved in the accident. Injuries were being reported, possible life threatening injuries. They have 20 shut down, avoid the area. Still developing



Rockford Scanner™: Sources are reporting a shooting incident in Rockford


Sources are reporting a shooting incident in Rockford. 

It happened this afternoon near the Auburn Manor.

Unknown on injuries at the time of posting this.

RPD has yet to release information, no other information is available



Rockford Scanner™: Sources are reporting 2 more fight scenes in Rockford. 


Sources are reporting 2 more fight scenes in Rockford. 

  1. Lawndale and Rockton, (2700 block of Lawndale) there was an automobile accident near this intersection. A large crowd was being disorderly and fighting at the accident scene.
  2. A fight on the 4th floor at the Hilton Inn.  No other details.


Rockford Scanner™: Bicyclist Hit By A Vehicle in Rockford, Injuries Reported


Sources are reporting a bad accident in Rockford. 

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle near 7th st and 1st ave.

Injuries were being reported. We have been told the injuries might be possibly life threatening, but officials have yet to confirm this. The accident is under investigation by the RPD. No other information at this time.

RS source Nick Blades sent us the following video