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VIDEO: VAN SMASHES INTO CARS, RUNS OVER WOMAN WHILE ESCAPING ATTACKERS

 








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VIDEO: VAN SMASHES INTO CARS, RUNS OVER WOMAN WHILE ESCAPING ATTACKERS

Video captured a van smashing into several cars and running a woman over outside a popular nightspot in Baltimore.

Baltimore police said the incident happened on South Broadway Street in an area known as Fells Point at about 2:10 a.m. on Saturday.
In the 1999 Honda Odyssey was 38-year-old Orlando Redd, who was attempting to flee attackers who were trying to break into the van and pull him out, according to investigators.

Police said while trying to escape, Redd rammed into a stopped vehicle, before putting the van in reverse and driving onto a sidewalk.

That’s where officials said Redd ran over a 27-year-old woman who was exiting a building.

Friends and family identified the woman as Jill Boram. She was taken to the hospital in serious, but stable condition and is expected to survive.

Redd was later pulled over and taken into custody. Police said he was charged with three counts of assault, two counts of endangerment, malicious destruction of property and was issued numerous traffic Citations.

 









Smashing into cars, buildings and pedestrians, a bar fight spills into the streets, ending in a terrifying demolition derby. abc7.la/1QotLld

The hit-and-run rampage is all caught on camera outside of a popular Baltimore nightspot. What we’ve just learned about the suspect and the laundry list of charges he’s facing.

Emergency Personnel responding To A Hit&Run To Pedestrian In Rockford




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Shortly before 1:15 A.M, The Rockford police and Fire departments were responding to the area of 12 th Ave And Parmele Street, For a report of a vehicle that hit a pedestrian.
Update- While they were  en route said the victim had leg injuries.
Update#2- Updated location is 15th Ave. And Parmele




Pedestrian hit by a vehicle in Rockford

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Around 1:12 AM several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of 12th Ave. and Parmele in reference to an automobile accident. Initial scanner traffic is saying there is an accident near this location. A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle near this location. At the time and dispatch injuries were being reported. The victim is a male approximately in his 40s. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Please avoid the area or expect delays. 








 

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Two Subjects On Felony Drug Charges








On Thursday, February 4, 2016, an investigation by the Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit resulted in the arrest of a two Elgin residents on felony drug charges.

Lee Dennis Mabry, age 51, of Elgin, was charged with two counts of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance (heroin) Within 1,000 Feet of a Senior Citizen Complex – (Class X Felony). Mabry remains in the custody of the Boone County Jail with a bond of $200,000.

Lea Y. Hodge, age 49, of Elgin, was charged with Unlawful Possession With the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (alprazolam) Within 1,000 Feet of a Senior Citizen Complex – (Class 2 Felony) and Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (heroin) – (Class 4 Felony). Hodge remains in the custody of the Boone County Jail with no bond.

On Thursday February 4, 2016, following a regional drug investigation, the Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit, assisted by Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies and Belvidere Police Officers, arrested Lee Mabry on two counts of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled substance (heroin) Within 1,000 Feet of a Senior Citizen Complex. Lea Hodge was arrested for Unlawful Possession With the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (alprazolam) Within 1,000 Feet of a Senior Citizen Complex and Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (heroin). Police seized heroin, Alprazolam (Xanax), United States Currency and a vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible. Each Class X Felony is punishable by 6-30 years in the Department of Corrections. A Class 2 Felony is punishable by 3-7 years in the Department of Corrections. A Class 4 Felony is punishable by 1-3 years in the Department of Corrections.

The Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit encourages anyone having additional information regarding narcotic trafficking or other criminal activity to call the Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit at (815)544-2135 or Crimestoppers at (815)547-7867.








 

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Local police sergeant finds himself on the wrong side of the law for a second time

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(WIFR) – A former South Beloit police sergeant finds himself on the wrong side of the law for a second time.

38-year-old Bradley McCaslin faces theft charges after police say he stole a woman’s cell phone. McCaslin was fired from the South Beloit Police Department after video surfaced in 2008 allegedly showing McCaslin and other officers using a taser on a woman who was already restrained.

The case has yet to go to trial.

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Another vehicle flees from officers in Rockford

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Just before 10 PM tonight an officer attempted to stop a silver four-door Chevy. The vehicle decided to flee from the officer. It was last seen southbound from 15th Ave. on Kishwaukee. 








 

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Emergency personnel dispatched to an automobile accident with injuries

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Around 9:30 PM several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of 17th ave 6th st in reference to an automobile accident. Initial scanner traffic is saying there is an accident near this location. At the time and dispatch injuries were being reported. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Please avoid the area or expect delays. 

 








 

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Time To ROCK To Bromance Bash 2 This Weekend!!!

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It is time to ROCK on brothers and sisters. Come to the FREE Bromance Bash 2 being held at the Cronies in Machesney Park this Saturday on Feb 13th at 7 PM!  FREE!!! 


 

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Woman Who Killed Alleged Home Invasion Suspect, Appears in Court

 








Mystateline: The Rockford woman who shot and killed a 13 year-old boy who allegedly tried to break into her home appears in court.

Alonha Mack and her attorney today requested a status hearing.  This stems from an incident in September 2015, where she shot and killed Gaillen Baker.  Mack initially was charged with illegal possession of a firearm.  But, now she’s being charged with three counts of obstructing justice.  Investigators say she lied to officers about what happened.  It’s not clear yet, though, what she’s being accused of lying about

Full details & Credit ~ http://www.mystateline.com/news/rockford-woman-who-shot-and-killed-alleged-teen-home-invader-in-court

Video ~ http://www.mystateline.com/news/rockford-woman-who-shot-and-killed-alleged-teen-home-invader-in-court








Copper Wire Burglary Investigation

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From the BPD: There was a burglary to an unoccupied house in the 1600 block of White where copper wiring was taken between 02/05 and 02/08/ 16. If you have any information about that or saw suspicious people around that area, please let us know. If you have vacant houses near your home, please keep an eye on them as well. Even though suspects may not be stealing TV’s or electronics or other things, sometimes the wiring and pipes is what they are after. If you think that someone may not be remodeling, but rather removing these parts of a house, please give us a call. We can always check on them, and find out if they are harmless, or folks causing huge amounts of damage.








 

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