Rockford Scanner®: Police Chase With Stolen Vehicle, Suspects Crash Into A Tree And Get Away On Foot
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Sources are reporting a police chase/accident in Rockford.

Sources said several suspects in a stolen vehicle fled from police. Police chased the vehicle. The suspects ended up crashing into a tree near Wilcox. The suspects then got out and fled on foot. Several suspects were reported to be loose in the area, police are searching for the suspects.


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Rockford Scanner®: Police K-9 Bites Suspect Who Fled From Them, K-9 Tracking More Suspects. Still Developing

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Around 11:40 pm tonight there was a scene near Auto Zone on Alpine.

That is near Alpine and State st.  3 people fled from police.

Police used the police K-9 to track the suspects.

One of the suspects was captured and bitten by the police K-9 dog.

2 more suspects are on the loose, they are using K-9’s to track these 2 suspects.

Still developing


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Rockford Scanner®: Police Recover A Stolen Vehicle, Suspects Fled On Foot

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Sources were reporting a large police presence on the East side.

It happened in the area of Charles and 16th st.

Police confirmed they recovered a stolen vehicle.

The suspects fled from the vehicle on foot, and several officers were in the area searching for the suspects. No suspect description, due to the encryption.  Still developing


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Rockford Scanner®: Man Arrested After Burglarizing A Local Store And Fleeing From police

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Sources reporting a man has been arrested after burglarizing a Rockford business.

Police were able to catch a man burglarizing the Jasmine Pantry in the 2600 block of Kilburn, as he fled the store around 3:40 am.

He tried to run from police, but the police were in hot pursuit and caught him in the area of Collins and Kilburn.

RPD said the man was Anthony Craig and was charged with Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property, and Resisting a Police Officer.




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Rockford Scanner®: Numerous Officers Working A Scene on The East Side

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25-year-old Damonte Turner, was arrested during this incident.

The suspects fled from police when they initiated a traffic stop.  Suspects stopped their vehicle in the area of Charles and 18th.  They fled on foot.

The police K-9 was able to successfully bite and hold the suspect, while officers were able to arrest them.

The suspect was taken to a local hospital for a dog bite.

Edit: Sources said the man was wanted for several robberies in the area.  RPD is saying he was a “suspicious person” and not related to the armed robberies.


Hailey L. is reporting:

“I just was caught in a police chase. on charles right before sam’s pizza. probably 10 squad suv’s rolled up and police were sprinting toward the one spirit place. very insane. a bunch of yelling and running but i couldn’t see any person… again this was on Charles in the construction zone between one spirit and sam’s”

We have had reports that a nearby business was robbed. Another source is reporting a police chase.  So it is not yet clear what happened, due to the police encryption. We will post updates as they become available


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Rockford Scanner™: Numerous police officers working a scene on the east side

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Several sources are reporting numerous police officers area of Charles Street and 9th

Several officers from a couple different local police department are on scene

It appears that somebody may have fled from a traffic stop

They have police K-9 dog’s tracking in the area near Swedish American Hospital

Unconfirmed reports are saying this is a possible robbery suspect in the police were able to successfully capture the suspect. We are still trying to confirm this information

Police are encrypted so details are very minimal, and they have yet to release any information

Check back later for possible update

Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Robs A Rockford Business, Shooting Victim At A Rockford Hospital, More Violent Crimes In The Area

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Another violent day in the city of Rockford and surrounding areas.

Sources told us about a shooting victim at Swedish American Hospital. Unknown if the shooting took place at the hospital or the victim was shot at a different location and then transported there.

Sources also told us about the Advanced Auto on Auburn that was robbed.

We tried to get information from the police, they said “No comment”

No suspect information on any of these calls. Safe to assume none have been captured and are still roaming the area.

But we can confirm these via the police call logs.

UPDATE from the RPD:

On Tuesday October 30, 2018 at 7:12pm, Rockford Officers responded to Advance Auto Parts located at 3019 Auburn St in reference to an aggravated robbery.  The suspect implied he had a weapon and demanded money from the clerk whom complied.  The suspect fled out to the parking lot, got into a vehicle, and drove away eastbound on Auburn St.  There were customers inside of the business during the incident but no injuries were reported.

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 Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867.


Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into A Pole On The East Side

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Sources reporting a scene on the East side.

It happened on 18th ave between 6th and 7th street

A vehicle crashed into a utility pole near this location.

Someone said there was a police chase in the area, unknown if it is related to this.  Admin Will was on scene and he said it appeared there was no driver on scene that he could tell, so unknown if the driver fled or transported.

No other information, due to the encryption.

Rockford Scanner™: “Medical Assists” on the Rise, Violent Crime Calls In Rockford And Winnebago County

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In the past, police labeled shootings, robberies, stabbings, kidnappings, deaths, as “In Progress Person”

In the past, police have labeled shooting victims, deaths, home invasions as “Medical Assists”

Police call logs, As of 11 pm Sunday night

Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Flees From Police, Driver Gets Away On Foot

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Sources reporting a police chase that started near Forest Hills

A Silver vehicle with plates that come back to a blue honda, fled from police. The police chased the suspect, but the suspect got out on foot and was able to escape near Irving in Rockford.

Suspect is a black male, 5’7, last seen eastbound on foot near Irving ave


Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase On The East Side, Police Terminated The Chase

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Sources reporting they saw police chasing a vehicle on the East side

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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™: Dirt Bike & Quad Riders Flip Off Police, Then Flee From Police in Rockford

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RS Fan:
“Approximately 10 minutes ago 6 dirt bikes and two quads all with one person on it came up really fast to the intersection of Broadway and 20th heading west between cars they stopped between me and a blue Impala.

The one of the guys on a quad flipped off the driver of the Impala. The driver of the Impala told that guy to come here everyone peeled off, driver of Impala got back in the car and went to run the red light to go after them. As he did he hit his red and blue lights and they came came on.

All of them fled towards 11th Street on Broadway until they reach the railroad tracks and then they separated going down the railroad tracks and going south on 15th”

Another RS Fan:
“6 dirtbikes 2 quads broadway and 20th st ripping between cars surrounded blue impala flipped off driver driver said come here they took off driver ended up being a cop hit the lights and chased them”



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™: Violent Crime Recap In The Last 3 Days

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Police have labeled shooting victims, murder victims and home invasions and OD’s  as “Medical Assists” in the past.


Rockford Scanner™: High-speed police chase near Roscoe, Police terminate the chase



Sources are reporting a vehicle fled from police in the Roscoe area


It happened in the area of 251 and Williams Dr. near Roscoe

A vehicle fled from police, And police terminated the police chase

The suspect got away. Suspect vehicle is described as a Gray Equinox with temporary plates. It comes back to an address on Glenwood Ave. in Rockford. The drivers wanted on two warrants.

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