Rockford Scanner™: Brief rundown of some of the recent crimes in the Rockford area recently




Brief rundown of some of the recent crimes in the Rockford area recently

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Rockford Scanner™: Sources are reporting a few scenes in the area





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Sources are reporting a few scenes in the area.

# 2625 N Kieth rd, we been told this is a shooting scene with multiple officers on scene.  Police only confirmed a scene, but wouldn’t provide any details.

# 3600 block of Algonquin blvd sources said there was a home invasion. Police again confirmed a scene, but didn’t provide any details.

# Auto accident near Alpine and Highcrest, avoid the area.

# Unknown scene near S Main and Seminole. Update: Citizen chases alleged burglary suspects, then they crashed their vehicle. Police have taken several people of interest into custody

# “Navy blue challenger chasing a White 2 door boxed suburban, They were driving recklessly in the north town mall area and then turned left on N Main heading towards Auburn. They almost hit a pedestrian”

 






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Rockford Scanner™: Several Violent Crimes in Rockford, In The Last 24 Hours





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Sources are reporting the following crimes

Photo: Mobil at 11th st and 15th ave around 4 am.  We been told this is a shooting scene, RPD has denied even being at this scene and said “No comment”

  • Shots fired in the 900 block of 17th St.
  • Shots fired in the area of 16th St. and 8th Avenue
  • Shots fired in the 4700 block of Trevor circle
  • In progress property: home invasion/burglary in the 2700 block of Karen Drive
  • In progress property: home invasion/burglary in the 3600 block of Auburn
  • In progress person ( shooting, stabbing, robbery, kidnapping, fatal, etc) in the 2100 block of Fulton Avenue

 

 

 






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Rockford Scanner™: Sources are reporting the following crimes happened in Rockford today





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Sources are reporting the following crimes happened in Rockford today.

  • Unknown scene in the 1400 block of S. Main St., Rockford police confirm an “in progress person”
  • Theft from an automobile and the 600 block of 15th Ave.
  • Mob action in the 2800 block of Knight Avenue
  • Theft of labor services in the 300 block of Cameron Avenue
  • Battery in the 5600 block of E. State St.
  • Burglary on Greendale Drive
  • Battery in the 2800 block of 22nd St.
  • Weapons violation at 420 W. State Street which is the Public Safety Building
  • Attempted burglary in the 2500 block of Kilburn
  • Attempted arson in the 4200 block of Auburn Street
  • Burglary in the 1700 block of 17th St.
  • Recovered a stolen vehicle in the 4000 block of Auburn Street
  • Theft from a vehicle in the 2300 block of Douglas Street
  • Theft from a vehicle and 2400 block of Shelley Drive
  • Weapons violation in the 1400 block of 26th Street

If you have any information on these crimes please call the Rockford Police Department or you can email us and we can relay your tip to the police anonymously.

 






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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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