Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Injuries On 251




On 03/22/19 at approximately 5:05 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Lynn-Scott-Rock Fire Department were dispatched to the intersection of IL Rte. 251 and Lindenwood Road in rural Lindenwood, for the report of an accident with injuries.

A blue 2009 Honda SUV was driving north on IL Rte. 251, attempting to turn right onto Lindenwood Road. A gray 2010 Dodge truck was also northbound on IL Rte. 251 following the Honda. Prior to the Honda completing its right turn, the Dodge truck drove onto the right shoulder of IL Rte. 251 striking the Honda.

The Dodge truck then lost control and rolled over, coming to rest on its roof in the northbound lane of IL Rte. 251. The driver of the Honda, Katrina Weir, 24, of Monroe Center, was not injured.

The driver of the Dodge, William Doane, 71, of Davis Junction, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Ogle County Coroner. Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Illinois State Police, Rochelle Fire Department and REACT helicopter.

Accident remains under investigation.

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Rockford Scanner™: Another Man Charged In The Murder of Jamie Stephens




On Monday, December 10, 2018 at approximately 1:20 p.m., the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the 9200 block of Knapp Rd. in rural Winnebago County for a deceased male. Deputies found a deceased male off the roadway in a tree line. It appeared as if the male was intentionally disposed of at this location and did not live in the area.

An autopsy was performed by the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office and the victim was identified as Jamie R. Stephens (age 31) of Rockford and the cause of death was due to several gunshot wounds.

On January 23, 2019, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Nickles T. Parks 4/22/92 and charged him with 1st Degree Murder, Armed Robbery and Concealing a Homicidal Death. He is currently in the Winnebago County Jail.

On March 20, 2019, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilynn Hite Ross authorized charges against a second suspect and Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for the following person:

~Joshua J. Whittie 1/2/00 of Rockford

-First Degree Murder
-Armed Robbery
-Concealing a Homicidal Death

**Whittie is currently in Custody at another corrections facility**

The charges against Parks and Whittie are merely accusations and they are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: One man dead after fleeing from police, Another arrested for burglary




Sources are reporting a fatal accident in Ogle County.

It happened one day around 1 AM In ogle County in the area of the 1700 block of Liberty Hill.

Oregon Police Department were responding to a burglary call near Mount Morris. While en route to the scene they saw a vehicle traveling eastbound on Route 64 between Mount Morris and Oregon at an extremely high rate of speed and went to chase it.

The officer came upon a vehicle that rolled several times and found the occupant outside the vehicle. He is identified as 34-year-old Joshua Denning of Oregon. He was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead.

A few hours later police were responding to an unconscious man laying in a yard in the area of Franklin and 5th. That person was identified as Jason Marks. He was later arrested on burglary charges stemming from a January accident.

Police believe he was in the vehicle with Joshua Denning when it crashed.

 

 





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Rockford Scanner™: One Person Ejected, Rollover Accident. Still Developing




Sources are reporting a serious accident near Freeport.

It happened around 12:30 am in the 3600 block of N Dakota rd.

A vehicle has rolled over and at least one person has been ejected from the vehicle.  Injuries were being reported. Sounds like they might be life threatening, but not yet confirmed.

This is still developing, check back later for updates.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Body Found In Stephenson County




Sources are reporting a body has been found in Stephenson County.

The body was located near the Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Park in Stephenson County on Sunday.

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.

The cause of the death is not yet known.

The name will be released after the family has been notified.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Several Officers Working A Scene On The East Side, 2 Arrested





Sources are reporting a scene near Charles and 14th st.

Rockford Police have a perimeter setup and a police K-9 in the area.

It is not yet clear exactly what happened.

Police have a house surrounded and have taken at least two people out in handcuffs.

All we can confirm right now is a lot of emergency personnel working the scene. Avoid this area, check back later for updates.





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Rockford Scanner™: Accident Involving An Off Road Vehicle in Rockford





Sources are reporting an accident involving an off road vehicle.

It happened around 4 pm today in the area of Auburn and Springfield.

Sources said several off road vehicles (4 wheelers and dirt bikes) were driving in the roadway when one of them was hit by a vehicle. Sources said they were riding recklessly just prior to the accident, but RPD has yet to confirm this.

Injuries were being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. Sources said it appears to be life threatening injuries. But officials have yet to confirm this .

Witnesses are reporting the off road vehicle (Dirt-bike) slammed into the side of the vehicle (Truck). Police have yet to confirm this.

Rockford Police have only released the following: AVOID Springfield Avenue south from Auburn St due to traffic incident. Some roads closed.
Rockford Police advise you to AVOID Springfield Avenue south from Auburn Street due to a current traffic issue. A vehicle crash near this intersection has closed Springfield Avenue Southbound and will require a detour of traffic for the next several hours.

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Rockford Scanner™: Very Serious Accident in Boone County, Possible Fatal




Sources are reporting a very serious accident in Boone County.

It happened around 6:35 pm near Woodstock and Russellville.

Reports of 2 people unconscious in one vehicle. One person might be fatal, but not confirmed yet. Medical helicopter was requested to the scene.

Avoid this area for several hours. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Still developing

 

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Rockford Scanner™: 3 Confirmed Shooting Victims Near S Beloit/Beloit




UPDATE via our friends at Beloit Scanner: 3 confirmed shooting victims. 1 Has passed away.

One shooting victim shot in the head on Elm. (Fatal)
One victim shot in the leg on S Bluff
One shooting victim shot in the  stomach on Roosevelt.

Suspect vehicle is a dark-colored pickup truck, last seen northbound.

Two of the victims are ages 15 years old and a 25 year old, Unknown on the 3rd victim.


Update at 11:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019: we are currently investigating a triple shooting near the area of Elm Street and Roosevelt Avenue. One individual was located deceased at the scene. Two other individuals, a 15-year-old male and a 25-year-old male, sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Mercy Hospital in Janesville.

It appears that the individuals knew each other and this does not appear to be a random act of violence. We expect to be on scene all night.

Original, 10:30 p.m. Monday, March 11: We are investigating a homicide in the area of Elm Street and Roosevelt Avenue that was reported shortly after 9:30 p.m. We are asking people to avoid the area while we continue to investigate. It’s anticipated that we will be on scene for several hours.

If you have any information to share about the homicide, please contact us at 608-757-2244.


Sources are reporting multiple gunshots were heard in South Beloit last night around 9:30 PM. It happened in the area of South Bluff and Shirland ave.

We been told that there is possibly one shooting victim, but police have yet to release any information on this incident.

No suspect information at this time.

 

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