Rockford Scanner™: Sources reporting a man has been arrested after performing “lewd acts of a sexual nature” in Rockford

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Sources reporting a man has been arrested after performing “lewd acts of a sexual nature” in Rockford.

RPD confirmed that Todd Frederick Swanson III has been arrested for several charges that included aggravated battery to a person over 60 years old, Public Indecency, etc… in the  2100 block of 22nd St. and his bail is $10.000 and his court date is set for 11/15/2018 09:00

CHARGES:

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.05-D-1 AGGRAVATED BATTERY/VICTIM 60+

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.2-A-2 DOMESTIC BTRY/PHYSICAL CONTACT

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.5-A INTERF REPT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.05-D-1 AGGRAVATED BATTERY/VICTIM 60+

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.2-A-2 DOMESTIC BTRY/PHYSICAL CONTACT

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.5-A INTERF REPT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/11-30-A-2 PUBLIC INDECENCY/LEWD EXPOSURE

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/11-30-A-2 PUBLIC INDECENCY/LEWD EXPOSURE

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/11-30-A-1 PUBLIC INDECENCY/SEX CONDUCT

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/11-30-A-2 PUBLIC INDECENCY/LEWD EXPOSURE

 

 

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Victim Severely Beaten During A Robbery in Rockford



 

Around 5 am this morning, police were investigating a battery/armed robbery.

 

Sources reporting a victim was severely beaten during an armed robbery in Rockford.  It happened in the area of Jefferson and Church around 5 am.

No suspect information, due to the encryption, safe to assume the suspects fled the scene.

The victim was transported to a nearby E.R.

 

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Beats The Innocent Victim, During An Armed Robbery In Rockford

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Update from the RPD:

ARMED ROBBERY TO CITIZEN
Date: 10/06/2018 8:03 pm
Location: 2325 Wallace St
On 10/6/18 at 8:03 pm, Rockford Police Officers responded to an armed robbery to citizen in the 2300 block of Wallace St. The victim had just parked a car and was approached by the suspect. The suspect struck the victim multiple times in the head with a handgun prior to taking his wallet and keys. The suspect then fled the area on foot. The victim sustained minor injuries.

The suspect was described as:

Black male, 6’00”, 185lbs, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a red mask. The suspect was armed with a black handgun.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department.

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Man Purposely Runs Wife Over With His Vehicle

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Aggravated Domestic Battery

On 10/7/2018 at approximately 1650 hours Ogle County deputies, along with Leaf River EMS were dispatched to 5779 West Townline Road in reference to a Domestic Problem.

After an investigation it was learned that John Oltmanns, age 58 of Leaf River, had struck his wife, Julie Oltmanns with his vehicle.

John Oltmanns was arrested for Aggravated Domestic Battery and transported to the jail and held in lieu of bond.

Julie was transported for minor injuries.

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Violent Crime Recap In The Last 72 Hours

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Violent Crime Recap In The Last 72 Hours

Police have labeled murders, shootings, etc… as “Medical assists” in the past.

“In progress person” are shootings, robberies, stabbings, kidnappings, and murders. via past entries from the police


Winnebago County Area.   Rockford area was above. The rest of Winnebago County is below







Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Police Shoot & Kill Dog During A Warrant Check

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DOG BITES OFFICER: On Tuesday, October 2, 2018 shortly before 10:30 a.m., Rockford Police officers went to a residence in the 500 block of Michigan Avenue for a warrant check. Upon arrival, the suspect, identified as 37-year-old Robert Eviston, attempted to flee and a struggle ensued between him and the officers.

After Eviston was taken into custody, his dog attacked one of the officers. The dog bit the officer multiple times on both arms and upper body. The dog was subsequently shot to prevent further attack, and it died.

The injured officer was taken to a local hospital with significant, but non-life-threatening wounds. Eviston was also transported to the hospital for injuries he claimed happened during the arrest. While at the hospital, Eviston battered a nurse, tried to run out of the hospital and fought with officers.

The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and authorized the below listed charges.

Robert Eviston, 37, Rockford: Possession of Stolen Property (Warrant), Resisting Police (2 countS), Escape, and Aggravated Battery

Eviston was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Eviston are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court







Rockford Scanner™: Armed Robbery To Delivery Driver, Victim Struggles With Suspect



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On Thursday September 27th, 2018 at 8:24 pm Rockford Officers were dispatched to the area of 1100 21st Ave. reference an attempted armed robbery to a pizza delivery driver.

Officers learned the victim was in the area to deliver a pizza when approached by 3 subjects. One of the subjects was armed with a knife and demanded the pizza.  A struggle ensued and the suspects fled the scene.

No injuries were reported.

Suspects were described 3 black males, approximately 5′ 5″, 150 lbs.

The suspects fled west bound on foot.

This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Area Crimestoppers at (815) 963-7867.

 

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Aggravated Battery in Rockford, Police Investigating



 

Sources are reporting several emergency personnel in the area of Seminary and Division, around midnight.

Rockford Police confirm there was an Aggravated Battery call near this location.

No other details are available at the time of writing this.

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Victim Beaten During A Robbery, Suspects Flee



 

On Tuesday September 25th, 2018 at 8:10 pm Officers were dispatched to 3900 Louisiana Rd. reference a Strong Arm Robbery.

Officers met with the victim who had been battered as he exited his vehicle and stole items from the victim. The victim was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The suspects were described as:

#1 Black male, 5′ 8″, heavy build.

#2 Black male, 6′ 0″, thin build.

This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Area Crimestoppers at (815) 963-7867.

Credit: Dawn Fry-Rogers






Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested After 2 Violent Crimes Against Female Employees

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ARRESTED: A Rockford man faces charges related to two separate, violent robberies in the City of Rockford. On Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at approximately 7:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Jasmine Pantry (2614 Kilburn Avenue) in reference to a robbery to the business where the clerk was beaten. The suspect fled with several items and cash. A 17-year-old male was originally identified as a possible suspect, but upon further investigation by detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit, it was determined the 17-year-old was not involved. Investigators were able to identify 20-year-old Joseph Collins as the suspect.

On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, SCOPE officers arrested Collins on an unrelated warrant. During the investigation, it was also determined that Collins was responsible for beating and robbing a pizza delivery driver in the 500 block of North Day Avenue on August 15, 2018.

Upon further review, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the below listed charges against Collins.

Joseph Collins, 20, Rockford: Robbery (Jasmine Pantry)
Aggravated Battery (Jasmine Pantry)
Robbery (Pizza Delivery)
Aggravated Battery (Pizza Delivery)

Collins was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Collins are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court

 







Rockford Scanner™: Security Guard Beaten Up At A Rockford Business



 

 

 

Sources are reporting a security guard was beaten up at a Rockford business. 

It happened around 11 pm at the Walmart on W Riverside. 

Reports of the security guard was beaten up and needed medical attention, on the grocery side of the store. 

Unknown on the suspect information, due to the encryption. 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Victims Restrain Suspect For The Rockford Police, Suspect Arrested

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VICTIM RESTRAINS SUSPECT: On Sunday, September 16, 2018, at approximately 1:00 a.m., Rockford Police officers were called to the 1000 block of 14th Street for a burglary to a vehicle.

Before officers arrived, they learned the victim and his sister followed the suspect vehicle after the suspect broke into the male victim’s truck. The suspect pulled his vehicle over at 16th Street and 10th Avenue, got out and confronted the male victim.

The two got into a physical altercation before the male victim tackled the suspect to the ground and held him there until officers arrived a few minutes later. The suspect was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries sustained during the altercation. A stolen vehicle was also recovered.

Upon further review, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the below listed charges against the suspect.

Rodriquez Bunton, 44, Rockford: Burglary to a Vehicle, Aggravated Battery, Unlawful Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

Bunton was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Bunton are merely accusations. As in all cases, the suspect is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Another violent night and weekend in the city of Rockford

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it was another violent night in the city of Rockford

Below are just a couple of the violent crime police calls.

In progress person:Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery, Kidnapping & In Progress Property: Home invasion, burglary

Weapons violations/Shots Fired:

Below are the medical assist calls. As you know the local police label some major violent crimes such as murders,  as medical assist. not all of these medical assistants are violent crimes but is safe to assume some of them might be because of the previous actions and labeling from the local police.

 

 

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Violent Crime Call Recap, Another Violent Last Few Days In Rockford & Winnebago County

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Editors Note: We are now including the medical assists and information for police calls. Local police have been coding violent crimes, under these codes. Example: Rockford’s last few murders have been coded medical assists.


 








Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For Robbery, Aggravated Battery To A Senior Citizen

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A Rockford man faces new charges linked to several crimes in the City of Rockford. On September 1, 2018, Rockford Police officers arrested 28-year-old Jawan Robinson-Jones for Aggravated Battery to a Senior Citizen and Attempted Robbery for an incident that occurred earlier that day in the 1200 block of 7th Street.

Upon further investigation by detectives with the Violent Crime Unit, and review by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office, Robinson-Jones was served new charges on September 12, 2018 while already in custody at the Winnebago County Jail.

He is charged with Burglary to Goodwill (4618 East State Street) on September 1, 2018. Robinson-Jones was also charged with Armed Robbery for a robbery at the Kwik Mart (1203 7th Street) on August 14, 2018.

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

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Another Business In Rockford Has Been Robbed

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CHARGED: Detectives from the Rockford Police Department’s Violent Crime Unit conducted a follow up investigation into the armed robbery at the Circle K (3819 Broadway) that happened on September 6, 2018.

Then, officers learned that a male suspect pointed a gun at the female clerk and demanded money from the registers. The victim complied, and the suspect fled on foot. The victim was not hurt.

The investigation was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office and as a result, charges were authorized and a warrant was obtained for the suspect.

Julian Peralta, 18, Rockford: Armed Robbery

On September 12, Peralta was served with the warrant while in custody on an unrelated charge. His bond is set at $500,000. The charges against Peralta are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.


On 09/06/18 at approximately 12:22 AM Rockford Police were sent to The Circle K at 3819 Broadway to investigate an Armed Robbery to the business.  The store employee stated a masked suspect entered the store and displayed a handgun while demanding cash.

During the robbery the suspect struck the employee in the back with the handgun. The suspect left with an undetermined amount of cash and fled south on foot.

The armed robbery suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 160 pounds, wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt with white lettering on the front. The suspect was wearing a black baseball cap and had a dark bandanna covering his face.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Rockford Police or Rockford Area Crimestoppers.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Dead Body Found In Rockford, Police Working A “Medical Assist”

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UPDATE: Winnebago County Coroner says the victim is 36-year-old Jennifer Lewis of Rockford. She passed away from blunt force trauma.

RPD has yet to release suspect information.


Sources are reporting a lot of police and crime scene and crime scene tape on the East side.

Reports of a body found.

It happened in the area of 10th and 9th st.

RPD is saying this is a “medical assist” call.

Sources are reporting a woman was beaten to death, but not yet confirmed.

Still developing

SUSPICIOUS DEATH: On Tuesday, September 11, 2018 shortly after 8:00 a.m., Rockford Police officers were called for a medical assist involving an unresponsive female at an apartment in the 900 block of 10th Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located the body of a 36-year-old female who was deceased. The incident is being treated as a suspicious death. Detectives from the Violent Crime Unit are conducting a follow up investigation. No further details are being released at this time.