Rockford Scanner™: RPD Releases Information On 2 Recent Robberies & A Recent Shooting



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RPD releases information on a few scenes over the weekend.

Aggravated Battery w/ a Firearm: On Monday, January 7, 2019, at approximately midnight, Rockford Police officers responded to the 3100 block of Lapey Street in reference to a possible shooting. Upon arrival, officers met with the 66-year-old male victim who sustained a minor injury from gunfire striking his house several times. The victim did not seek medical treatment. No suspect information is available. Anyone with information should call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.


Aggravated Robbery: On Sunday, January 6, 2019, shortly after 7:30 p.m., Rockford Police officers were called to Best Buy (281 Deane Drive) for a robbery. There, officers learned the 19-year-old suspect entered the store and loaded a cart with video gaming equipment. An employee approached the suspect, who then implied he had a weapon and fled the store. The suspect vehicle, a blue minivan, was located and stopped a short time later near East State Street and Mill Road. Officers took the four occupants in the minivan into custody. Upon further review of the case, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the below listed charges.

Jakari Smith, 19, Rockford: Aggravated Robbery

Torrence Lewis, 21, Rockford: Aggravated Robbery

Smith and Lewis were lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. A 16-year-old female was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center for probation violation. The fourth person in the suspect vehicle was released without charges.

The charges against Smith, Lewis, and the juvenile female are merely accusations. They are considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.


Attempted Robbery: On Friday, January 4, 2019 at approximately 10:45 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Rockford Fire Station 2 (1004 7th Street) for a battery victim. Officers learned the 46-year-old male victim had been walking in the area of Kishwaukee Street and 15th Avenue when three male suspects approached him, struck him several times, and attempted to steal property from him. All three ran off empty-handed. The victim walked to the fire department and was then transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Anyone with information should call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Todays Violent Crime Recap In Rockford Today



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RPD confirming the following happened today in Rockford.

  • 1200 block of S Sunset: Home invasion/Burglary
  • Shots fired near E State and Buckley
  • Recovered a stolen vehicle near Central and Morgan
  • Shots fired near 2900 Charles st
  • 1400 block of Broadway: Recovered a stolen vehicle
  • Shots fired near Broadway and 7th st
  • Shots fired near the 500 block of Seminary
  • 1600 block of 19th st: In progress person: Shooting,Stabbing, Robbery, Death, Kidnapping
  • 2501 Kishwaukee: In progress person: Shooting,Stabbing, Robbery, Death, Kidnapping

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Several “In Progress Person” Calls



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Police have labeled the following crimes under “In Progress Person”
Shootings, Robberies, Stabbings, Home Invasions, Deaths, Etc…

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Several “In Progress Person” Calls in the Area.



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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

According to the police call logs, there have been several “In Progress Person”
Police have labeled shooting, stabbings, robberies, deaths as this type of call.

  • 1500 block of Valley ct
  • 1200 block of Crosby st
  • 5600 block of Montadale dr

 

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Police Release Information On Another Violent Weekend in Rockford.



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WEEKEND INCIDENTS: Below is a summary of incidents from Friday, December 7 through Monday morning, December 10.

SHOOTING: On Friday, December 7, 2018 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Mercy Health Hospital (2400 North Rockton Avenue) in reference to a shooting victim. The 18-year-old male was shot once in the arm. Officers learned the victim, identified as Joshua Whittie, was in the 3300 block of Searles Avenue attempting to purchase drugs when a male suspect shot the victim and drove off with his money. The victim’s injury is non-life-threatening. He was treated and released from the hospital and then transported to the Winnebago County Jail on outstanding warrants.

Joshua Whittie, 18, Rockford: Unlawful Possession of a Handgun (Warrant), Unlawful Possession of Ammunition (Warrant), Possession of Cannabis (Warrant)

The charges against Whittie are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.

STRONG ARM ROBBERY: On Friday, December 7, 2018 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Rockford Police officers were called to the 2300 block of Wisconsin Road for a robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned the 57-year-old female victim was walking up to a residence in the area when a suspect ran up, grabbed her purse and fled north in a gray sedan. The victim as not hurt.

ARMED ROBBERY: On Saturday, December 8, 2018 at approximately 5:45 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Metro PCS (3611 North Main Street) for an armed robbery. When officers arrived on scene, they learned two suspects entered the store, one armed with a handgun, and struck an employee in the face with the weapon. The suspects then took money and cellphones from the store, as well as the employee’s wallet and keys. The employee, a 30-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries. The suspects are described as black males between 20-30 years old, 6’0” tall, one wearing a black hoodie, black pants and black gloves. The other suspect was last seen in a maroon jacket and gray hoodie.

RECKLESS DISCHARGE: On Saturday, December 8, 2018 shortly after 4:00 a.m., Rockford Police officers were called to McDonalds (2620 Charles Street) for shots fired. Officers learned an occupant of a vehicle in the drive-through fired off a shot into the air. No one was hurt. Officers located the suspect vehicle with three occupants in a parking lot in the 200 block of 9th Street. The driver and a passenger were taken into custody, and a handgun was recovered from the vehicle. The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and authorized the below listed charges.

Brandon Smith, 30, Rockford: Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapon, Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon, Unlawful Possession of Handgun, Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, No FOID

David Coleman, 28, Rockford: Disorderly Conduct, Suspended/Revoked Driver’s License

Smith and Coleman were lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Smith and Coleman are merely accusations. They are considered innocent unless proven guilty in court

 

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Another Violent Day in Rockford, Shooting Victim, Several Robberies, Cashier Beaten. RPD Investigating



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Another Violent Day in Rockford

 

According to the Rockford Police they are investigating a shooting victim and several robberies in Rockford that happened on Friday.

Below are just a few of the calls the RPD are investigating.

RPD has yet to release information on any of these calls 
Update: After posting this, RPD finally released information on some of these calls. 

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Here  is a list of the violent calls in the last 72 hours


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Here  is a list of the violent calls in the last 72 hours. 

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Rockford Scanner®: Last 72 Hours Violent Crime Call Recap 






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Last 72 hours violent crime call recap 

Note: We are now adding “Medical Assists & Other Disorderly Conduct” to these lists. Because it has been confirmed more than a few times the local police have been labeling violent crimes such as shooting victims, home invasions ,robberies, stabbings, kidnappings and even deaths. As these types of calls.

In the past Police labeled Shootings, stabbings, robberies, kidnappings, deaths as “In Progress Person”

 







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Rockford Scanner™: Recent Violent Crime Police Calls In Rockford & Surrounding Areas

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Police have labeled shooting victims, deaths, stabbing victims, etc.. as medical assists in the past. So we post all the medical assist calls now as well.