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Rockford Scanner has been bringing our fans breaking news as it happens, since 2009. We are one of Rockford area leading places for news sources. #1 goal though, is to bring the scanner hobby back. We want to bring back the scanner listening hobby and help those who have any questions.

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On 8-29-15 at around 10:08 pm, officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to the 300 block of Underwood St. in reference to several reports of gunshots.

Upon arrival officers located two cars struck by gunfire.  Officers spoke with an 18 year-old male Rockford resident who told them he had been driving one of the cars when it had been struck.  The man also told police that while inside the car a bullet grazed his shoulder.  He showed police what appeared to be a minor graze wound and declined medical treatment.
Police determined the other vehicle that had been struck by gunfire was most likely unoccupied at the time.  They were unable to locate the owner of the ve

No arrests.
No suspect information.
Anyone with information concerning the incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Shift Commander at (815) 987-5824 or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-STOP (7867).

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Officer pulls over a vehicle doing well over 100 miles an hour near Rockton


Around 12:30 AM this morning an officer clocked a Red Pontiac going well over 100 miles an hour on Route 2 near Union. The officer was able to catch up to it and pull it over. More officers are en route back the officer up

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Vehicle Hijacking In Rockford

Just before midnight Rockford Police Department were responded to an armed robbery/vehicle hijacking call. It happened near Main and Marchesano . Scanner traffic is saying a they hijacked a green trailblazer. They both were approximately mid 20’s, around 5’7 tall and 140 pounds, wearing dark clothing. They said the guns were described as a tech 9. They were last seen wesatbound on Michigan.


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Couple People Arrested For Hit & Runs In Loves Park

From the LPPD:

On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at about 4:40 PM, Loves Park officers were dispatched to a traffic crash on N.2nd St. at Riverside Blvd., involving injuries to the driver of one of the vehicles. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered that one of the vehicles inovlved was gone from the scene. The driver of the remaining vehicle was transported to a hospital.

On Friday, August 28, officers arrested Kimberly K. Larsen-Martinsen (45) of Rockford. She was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving injury, failure to give aid, failure to report an accident & failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. She was lodged in Winnebago County Jail.

On Saturday, August 29, at around 10:00 AM, officers were dispatched to another hit & run traffic crash in the 6500 block of Glen Abbey Dr. Officers discovered that at around 2:30 AM, a motorist drove off of the roadway, where the vehicle collided with lawn ornaments & a tree.

Officers found a 2014 white Chevrolet Cruze with front end damage in front of a home in the 6500 block of Broadcast Pkwy. Officers met with the owner of the vehicle at that home. She told police that she was on her way home from Second Cousins, when she swerved to avoid a deer & drove off the roadway. She also told officers that she didn’t call police because she had been drinking.

Allison K. Dillingham of Loves Park was charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident, failure to report the accident & failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

The charges in both cases are merely allegations & the defendants are considered innocent, unless proven guilty in a court of law.


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Large Fight In Loves Park, Multiple People Injured And Someone Busting Out Windows


Just before 11:30 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were dispatched to the Busters Bar and Grill on N Alpine. Scanner traffic is saying there is a large fight and multiple people are injured. Someone is also breaking out windows. Several emergency personnel are en route


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