Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase in Rockford, Still Developing

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Sources are reporting they witnessed a police chase near Auburn and Central.

They heard shots fired in the area, unknown if it is related to the police chase.

They said it sounded like at least two people were shooting at each other.

Then they reported several officers were on scene near Andrews and Miriam with the same vehicle.  Or what appeared to be the same vehicle

They said it appeared the suspects were in custody, but not confirmed.

Still Developing


Rockford Scanner™: Recap Of The Violent Police Calls In The Last 72 Hours

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Recent violent crime police calls

Weapons violation = Shots fired are labeled under this

In progress person: Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery, Kidnapping


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™: Caught On Video, Local Police Clear out A Large Crowd At A Gas Station




Around 2 am numerous police officers from the Rockford Police and Winnebago County Sheriff, did some crowd control at a Rockford gas station. 

It happened at the Citgo on Auburn, near the Auburn Manor. 

A large crowd gathered in the parking lot just prior to the police showing up.  

Several police officers swarmed the parking lot and moved everyone along. Some people fled when officers arrived and some officers chased the suspects fleeing. 

No reports of injuries or arrests. 


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™: Police Chase In Loves Park, Still Developing

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UPDATE:  Man ran from police. He hid in the rafters in the garage of the business. Unknown why the man ran from police. Police and the police K-9 were able to take the man into custody.

Sources are reporting a police chase in Loves Park around 2:30 pm today.

Details are minimal due to the encryption.

Several officers are chasing a suspect in the area of E Riverside, just East of N Second st.

Suspect was last seen northbound.

Loves Park Police and Winnebago County Sheriff are on scene chasing the suspect.  They have their guns drawn and a police k-9 assisting

Still developing, avoid the area. Check back later for updates

Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested After Fleeing From Police And Crashes In Rockford




Around 1 am this morning, the Rockford Police, Winnebago County Sheriffs Office and the Illinois State police were involved in the search and capture of a suspect in Rockford. 

The suspect fled from a traffic stop.  The suspect then crashed/disabled the vehicle near Elm st on the West side. The suspect got out on foot and fled the scene.  

Police from all the jurisdictions setup a perimeter and a police K-9 was able to assist in capturing the alleged suspect. 

The alleged suspect was transported to a local hospital, for allegedly swallowing drugs. 

A to Z towing towed the vehicle from the scene. 

Note: Not yet known if this is related to any of the crime incidents that has happened in Rockford tonight. 

Video from the scene by Rickie Traeger

Rockford Scanner™: Night Of Carjackings In Rockford, Another Carjacking Reported

Rockford Scanner™: Carjacking, Police Chase, Shots Fired in Rockford

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Sources reported hearing multiple gunshots on the west side.

During the same time shots were fired, there was a carjacking at Green st and Johnston ave.

Shots were fired in the same general area of the carjacking.

Reports of people in two different vehicles shooting at each other.

Unknown if these incidents are related.

Police were chasing a vehicle on the west side a short time later, that ended near Winnebago and Garfield.

Numerous police officers were on scene.  RPD, ISP, WCSO. They had a large perimeter setup in the area.  Unknown what the suspects look like. At least one suspect was at large. They had a police K-9 assist in tracking the suspect, but was unsuccessful.

RPD did confirm a police chase and shots fired and the carjacking, but would not say if all these incidents were all related.

The vehicle ended up near the dead end of Garfield, just west of Winnebago in the eastbound lanes just before the stop sign.

Sources were reporting several officers out on foot searching the area of Liberty and Belden for shell casings, unknown if this is related to these incidents.

Unknown if these scenes are all related or separate incidents.

Rockford Scanner™: Driver fled from an accident scene on the west side, several officers any police canine assisting




Several sources are reporting an automobile accident near Central Avenue on Rockford West-side.

Unconfirmed reports are saying this stemmed from a police chase just prior to the accident. But we are not yet able to confirm this.

A subject fled from the accident scene. His name is Christopher and he is a white male last scene with no shoes on.

Several officers are in the area including a police canine, Searching for the suspect.

Still developing please avoid the area



Rockford Scanner™: CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Walmart Employee Tells Citizen To Stop Filming The Police

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Walmart Employee Tells Citizen To Stop Filming The Police

Around 7 pm tonight police stopped a vehicle at the Walmart on E State st.

A citizen was filming the incident, and an employee of the Walmart tried to tell the citizen to stop filming the police.

The citizen stood up to his rights, KUDOS TO THIS CITIZEN for standing up for your rights for filming the police, WALMART clearly violated your rights.  

The man jumped out of his vehicle and the police officer was on his tail and was able to capture the suspect just a few feet away.

Keep up the good work filming and sending us your content!




Rockford Scanner™: Numerous Police Officers Working A Scene Near A Rockford School, School Goes On Lockdown


Several sources are reporting a scene near the William Dennis head start school.  That is in the area of Springfield and Cunningham. 

Sources reporting numerous police officers, police k-9 units and a crime scene van in that area. 

It is not yet known what is going on. But sounds like the incident happened near Preston and Trenton shortly after 1:30 pm. 

RPS 205 said: Dennis Early Childhood Center was on lockdown this afternoon because of police activity in the area. Students and staff remain safe, and the lockdown has been lifted. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.



Rockford Scanner™: Another Vehicle Flees From Police And Gets Away in Rockford




Sources are reporting that a vehicle fled from police in Rockford. 

It happened around 3:37 pm today in the area of Central and Blake. 

Suspect fled in a Red Honda that is registered to a Christopher Reed. Black male approx 25 years old. 

Last seen at a high rate of speed, while officers terminated the chase. 




Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Police Chase in Rockford

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Sources are reporting the local police were chasing a vehicle at high speeds on the East side. 

The vehicle crashed in the area of Broadway and 31st. 

Sounds like the suspects fled on foot, but not confirmed. 

Several police officers and police K-9 are on scene. 

Photos are on our Facebook Page

Still developing. 




Rockford Scanner™: Possible Armed Man Flees From Police, Gets Away in Rockford



Sources are reporting a suspect that fled from police around 10:25 pm tonight. 

It happened in the 1600 block of Midway Drive. 

Alleged suspect is Marcus Williams, officials say he is possibly armed with a gun. 

Last seen in a 2014 Chevy Sedan, southbound near Huffman





Rockford Scanner™: High Speed Police Chase Ends In A Crash, Multiple Injuries Reported

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Sources reporting a police chase, then the suspect vehicle crashed.

Just before 10:30 pm tonight, the police were chasing a vehicle. 

The vehicle crashed during the police chase. Possibly has rolled over onto its side.

It happened in the area of Green and Tay

Multiple injuries were being reported. At least 3 ambulances are on scene. 

Still developing. 


Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Suspect Flees From Police,Police Capture Suspect

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On Friday, August 24, 2018 shortly after 6 p.m., Rockford Police officers went to a residence in the 200 block of Washington Street to serve a warrant to 18-year-old Jerome Davidson. He was wanted on a charge of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm following a shooting on February 18, 2018.

When officers arrived, they saw Davidson leave the residence. Davidson ran westbound away from officers but was quickly apprehended in the 200 block of S. London Avenue. A K9 unit located a handgun discarded by Davidson while he was fleeing

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

Jerome Davidson, 18, Rockford: Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Resisting a Police Officer, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm (warrant)

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