Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Large police Perimeter, Police Say Its Just A Traffic Stop



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Sources reported last night around 11 pm Thursday Night, several police officers were working a scene near 11th st and 4th ave on Rockford’s East side.

Police told us it was just a “traffic stop”

Sources told us, it originated as a traffic stop but a suspect crashed their vehicle and then fled the scene on foot.

Several police officers had a large perimeter set up in the area.  (So it was definitely more than just a traffic stop)  Police K-9 was in the neighborhood searching.

No other details at this time.

 


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



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Sources are reporting another vehicle flees from police in Rockford.

This one happened around 11:10 pm, witnesses said a Silver Mitsubishi vehicle was fleeing from police near 7th ave and 8th st.

Heavy set bald Hispanic male driver. Last seen headed westbound.

Vehicle is registered to an address on 8th st.

 

 

 


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Rockford Scanner™: High Speed Police Chase, Police Terminate Chase



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Sources are reporting they saw a high speed police chase in the area of Whitman and Rockton. Suspect vehicle is Silver in color and a plate of or similar to BA44507. Police terminated the chase near Bruce.

 

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Flee From Police in Rockford, Large police Perimeter



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Around midnight, several police officers have a large perimeter around Central and Montague area.

It appears that someone may have ran from a traffic stop but this is not yet confirmed. Police have an empty vehicle stopped near Rose ave and Lincoln ave area. That is near the Barbour Elementary School.

Unknown why the suspects fled from police.

There are no suspect descriptions at this time, this is still developing.

This video we shot, was taken at the scene just seconds after the suspects fled and police had yet to set up the perimeter. 


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Rockford Scanner™: High Speed Police Chase Near Roscoe, Police terminate The Chase



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Sources said they saw police chasing a black SUV with temp. plates near 251 and McCurry rd near Roscoe.

The vehicle is a 2004 Black Lincoln Navigator with temp plates that comes back to an address on Miriam ave in Rockford.

Last seen Eastbound, when police terminated the chase.

 

 


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Rockford Scanner™: High Speed Chase On The East Side



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Sources reporting a high speed police chase in Rockford.

RPD are chasing a black vehicle at high speeds in the area of Alpine and Charles.

No other information at this time.

 


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Police Tackle A Suspect, Working Scene On West Side



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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

Sources are reporting a scene on the West side.

Sources are reporting several officers are on School st.

Suspect knocked over fence while trying to flee from police. Police tackled the suspect, then cuffed them, then put them into a police squad vehicle.
It is not yet known what the suspect originally did.
Still developing.

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Rockford Scanner™: One Person Dead And Multiple Injuries, Fatal Accident in Rockford



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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

Update from the Winnebago County Coroner Office: 


FATAL ACCIDENT: On Saturday, December 22nd, 2018, shortly after 2:00 a.m. Rockford Police Officers responded to the area of Kishwaukee Street and Brooke Road in reference to a serious traffic crash. Based on the information available at this time, it appears that a vehicle traveling southbound on Kishwaukee Street at a high rate of speed disobeyed the red light at the intersection and struck another vehicle that was westbound on Brooke Road. Following the crash, the suspect vehicle caught fire.

One of the occupants of the suspect vehicle, a 45-year-old adult male, was ejected and later pronounced dead at the scene. A 50-year-old adult female occupant escaped the suspect vehicle on her own, while a third occupant, a 46-year-old adult male, had to be pulled from the burning vehicle by officers. Both the surviving occupants were transported to a local hospital. The female’s injuries are serious, but non-life-threatening. The male is in critical condition.

The two occupants of the victim vehicle were unharmed. The names of the individuals involved are not being released at this time.

Investigators from the Traffic Unit are conducting a follow-up investigation into the crash. Further details will be released should they become available.

Sources said this stemmed from a police chase, but not confirmed.


Sources are reporting a fatal accident in Rockford overnight.

It happened near Kishwaukee and Brooke rd around 2 am

At least one person is confirmed dead. Two others are injured.

Sources said vehicle going southbound on Kishwaukee failed to stop for the red light at the intersection and  crashed into another vehicle that was westbound on Brooke.

It appears from witnesses at the scene, one person my have been ejected from a vehicle.  Or a pedestrian was hit.  The dead body was located outside near the Grant Park Tap sign, just underneath the sign.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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RPD said this on the accident: Rockford Police advises you to AVOID the 3000 block of Kishwaukee St due to a current traffic issue. A vehicle crash near Kishwaukee St and Brooke Rd has closed Kishwaukee St and will require a detour of traffic for the next several hours.

Rockford Police advises you to AVOID the 3000 block of Kishwaukee St due to a current traffic issue. A vehicle crash near Kishwaukee St and Brooke Rd has closed Kishwaukee St and will require a detour of traffic for the next several hours.

Kishwaukee St will remain closed around the crash scene as COMED replaces a downed pole and electrical lines.


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Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase Near Loves park, police Catch Alleged Suspect



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BUSTED DURING BATTLE OF THE BELLS: Rockford Police officers ringing bells for the Salvation Army stop a shoplifter trying to steal more than a thousand dollars’ worth of merchandise. On Friday, December 14, 2018, at approximately 10:20 a.m., Rockford Police officers participating in “Battle of the Bells” against Rockford Fire Department were alerted to a male suspect shoplifting goods from Walmart (3859 Northridge Drive). When confronted by an officer outside, the suspect fled on foot. He was taken into custody after a short foot chase and now faces the below listed charges.

Danuel Schumacher, 37, Rockford: Retail Theft (Felony), Resisting/Obstructing an Officer

“While officers were volunteering for a noteworthy cause, they were quickly reminded of how important it is to remain ever-vigilant,” said Assistant Deputy Chief Carla Redd. “I am very grateful for the dedication the officers show to the community on a daily basis.”

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


Sources said Police put a man in handcuffs earlier today near the Starbucks near Forest Hills and Riverside.

Sources said the man committed a crime at Walmart on Northridge this morning then ran from police across the road near the Taco Bell and Starbucks. Police caught the man near Starbucks.

Sources said he is an alleged theft suspect.

Side note:  Rockford Police and Fire Departments were hosting an event at the same Walmart.  #BattleoftheBells: Come donate to the Salvation Army and help RPD beat Rockford Fire Department in this change challenge at the Walmart on W. Riverside and Northridge Dr. from 10 am – 2 pm!


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Rockford Scanner™: Scene At A Local Gas Station, Still Developing



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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

 


Sources are reporting a scene at a local gas station.

Sources are reporting a scene with several police officers at the Stop N Go at Charles and Washington area. That is near the Walgreens.

At the time of writing this, it is not yet known what happened.

Some have told us shots were fired during a robbery at the business. But as you know the RPD are encrypted and we cannot confirm anything.

 

Update from Ameliah Johnson:  It was a Police chase.


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