Rockford Scanner™: CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Truck Rams Rockford Business

From the RPD:
TRUCK RAMS BUSINESS: If you see this truck (with front-end damage) call us!

On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, shortly before 5:00 a.m., Rockford Police Patrol Officers responded to J & F Tobacco (2410 South Alpine Road) in reference to a business alarm. Upon arrival, officers observed extensive damage to the front door of the business. Officers learned a red pick-up truck rammed the front entrance twice without gaining entry to the business. The truck then fled the scene. Nothing was taken and no one was hurt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.


Rockford Scanner™: RPD Needs Your Help Finding A Home Invasion Suspect in Rockford


On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, shortly after 11:00 a.m., Rockford Police Officers responded to a residence in the 400 block of Hilton Avenue in reference to an unknown subject inside a house. Upon arrival, officers learned the male suspect entered the residence while a female victim was downstairs. The victim confronted the suspect, who then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was hurt. The suspect is described as a middle-aged white male, about 5’8”, 140 pounds.


Rockford Scanner™: Crime Scene At A Local Business


Sources are reporting a scene at the Dollar Tree on E State st

Some have said it was a robbery, others have said it was a burglary.

Several officers were on scene.  Crime scene tape was up and the crime scene unit was on the scene.   No other information at this time.

RS Source


Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For Burglary To A Business, He Previous Was Arrested For Burglarizing The Same Business Last Year

On May 12, 2019 at about 6:30 a.m. the Janesville Police Department was dispatched to a burglary that had just occurred at the Odd Fellows Lodge at 20 N. Main St.

A resident living in the building heard the breaking of glass and went outside to investigate. He saw a subject walking down the back staircase of the building carrying a cash register. The resident followed the suspect to a vehicle parked in the parking ramp next door and recognized the suspect as a former Odd Fellows member who was arrested last year for a similar burglary to that same location.

The reporting person gave Rock County Dispatch the suspect’s name and the vehicle description, a silver pickup, as it drove away. The dispatcher checked report records and found a license plate and local address the suspect may be going to. Janesville officers went to an address in the 900 block of Caroline and found the suspect vehicle and its engine was warm. The suspect, Edmund Reetz, c ame outside as requested and was taken into custody. With cooperation from the homeowner, the cash drawer was found in the garage and the cash register was found in the ceiling. Clothing Reetz was wearing matched that on the video of the suspect inside the Odd Fellows and the nearby parking ramp.

Reetz was on bond for a previous burglary to the Odd Fellows that occurred on October 7, 2018 and is a person of interest in a trespass and theft at a residence on Mitchell St. in Janesville.

Arrested: Edmund J. Reetz (38 YOA) of Edgerton
Charges: Burglary
Felony Bail Jumping

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Rockford Scanner™: Burglary To A Local Business, Police Capture 1 Suspect, Another on The Loose

Sources are reporting a burglary to a business.

It happened just after 6 am this morning at the Cedar Inn at 4747 IL-26, Freeport, IL.

2 males broke into the business.

Police were able to capture one of the suspects.

The other suspect that got away is only described as a male wearing a dark Gray hoodie, last seen westbound.

Several police are reported to be on scene along with a police K-9.


Rockford Scanner™: CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Burglary To A S. Beloit Business

On Monday, April 15, 2019 the Victory Slots located at 314 S. Park Avenue was burglarized at approximately 3:45 am. The suspect entered the building by breaking the door window at the rear and then pried open two gaming machines.

Video surveillance shows a white male, possibly wearing cargo pants, a gray colored sweatshirt with writing on the front of it, a black or dark hooded shirt under the sweatshirt and red shoes.

The subject appeared to be wearing gloves and had a mask over his face. The suspect entered a dark colored sedan that was parked across the street in the Bubbles and Bows parking lot.

If you have any information on this crime please contact the South Beloit Police Department at (815) 389-3491


Rockford Scanner™: Burglary, Weapons Charges Lead to Arrest

Burglary, Weapons Charges Lead to Arrest

McHenry County:
John Neveitt, 30, of McHenry, was charged with Residential Burglary, Theft, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon for allegedly burglarizing a home located in unincorporated McHenry Township about one month ago.

On March 15, deputies were dispatched to a home in the 4700 block of Howard Street, Johnsburg. Upon their arrival, deputies learned that several firearms, jewelry, coins and an undisclosed amount of cash were taken.

An investigation was launched by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division, which led to an arrest warrant against Neveitt. On April 9, the McHenry County Apprehension Unit, along with members of the U.S. Marshalls Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force, arrested him.

The investigation is ongoing.
John Neveitt​
McHenry, Illinois

Residential Burglary (class 1)
Theft (class 1)
2 counts- Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a felon (class 3)

Court: April 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Bond: $100,000

The charges against this individual are merely allegations against him. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law