Rockford Scanner™: Another Vehicle Stolen in Rockford, From Downtown

Note: There have been several vehicles stolen in the Rockford area recently.
We have been told there is a ring of people going around stealing the vehicles to commit crimes in.  Police will not confirm anything right now.


This morning around 10 am FROM downtown Rockford

White older Chevy Silverado Truck With Ladder Hangers with a Trailer attached. Illinois Plate Number. 2276454B


Update: Last seen I 90 heading for Chicago. Last know location was 12:36pm 1049 W. 95th street.


Rockford Scanner™: Do NOT Use Your Debit/Credit Cards At Local Stores, Alleged Thefts Going On

We have had several people reporting some local businesses have been stealing peoples debit/credit cards and using them illegally to purchase items. We can not confirm this, but several people have contacted us and said they have been victims. To put a long story short: If you have to hand over your card, then do NOT use it. Pay cash. If you are a victim, then call police right away. Below is from one alleged victim, there have been numerous reports of it not only happening at the local Mcdonalds, but several other area businesses as well.

Cristal Mari Franco posted these videos. Her theft allegedly happened at the Mcdonalds on Northridge: You can see a bunch of her videos and posts about the topic at


Rockford Scanner™: Police Helicopter Helps Capture Suspects In A Fleeing Vehicle in Rockford

Video by Kristen W

NOTE: We have been told these might be the suspects in the local robberies. (Details of those on our website)  But local police have yet to confirm this.

Date: 06/08/2019 9:48 pm
Location: 5100 LINDEN ROAD

On Saturday June 8, 2019, shortly after 9:48 pm, Officers from the Rockford Police Department, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies and Illinois State Police responded to the 5100 block of Linden Road, reference a fleeing stolen vehicle.

The vehicle came to a stop, and four occupants fled on foot from the vehicle.

With the help of the police helicopter and numerous officers on scene, All four subjects were later taken into custody after a short foot pursuit. This is an on-going investigation. No further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information should contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crimestoppers at 815-963-7867


Rockford Scanner™: Reward Being Offered For The Arrest Of This Man

From Haas Towing:
” Friday morning at 1:27 a.m two men on bikes stopped in a parking lot at 2433 20th st and started breaking into cars. We will offer a $500 reward for anyone that can lead us to an arrest of this man. Can you help us spread the word “


Rockford Scanner™: Keep An Eye Out For This Stolen Vehicle

RS Source contacted us and said a vehicle was stolen and asked if we could post it.  It is described as a Black 2016 Chevy Volt. License plate # Bk 654 36.

Possibly in Ogle County or the Loves Park area.
A White female was last seen driving it.

If you see it, call the police.

Internet photo of a Black 2016 Chevy Volt


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Rockford Scanner™: Citizen Robbed After Using A Facebook Buy & Sell Page in Rockford 

Citizen Robbed After Using A Facebook Buy & Sell Page in Rockford

A citizen contacted us and said he was robbed while replying to a Facebook Buy & Sell Page in Rockford.  The name was similar to Rockford market buy sell page.

He messaged us saying: ” This individual reached out to me on a Rockford group for buying and selling used goods. She contacted me by messenger app, looked at the item near my home, then left to get money. Asked if I could meet elsewhere and we agreed on McDonald’s off Riverside and North Main. I got out of my car and went to the back trunk when She grabbed the item and jumped into her car and hit the gas with the door open. I attempted to hold the door open but She drove reckless and I moved out of the way to avoid being hit.”

He also said: ” Police report was filed Saturday at 10:55. The theft occurred at 10:35 am. The car was a maroon Monte Carlo with damage to the front driver side number  ”

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Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Steal A Vehicle in Rockford

Source sent us the following:
“Hello, could you spread the word of my husbands stolen truck?

It was stolen yesterday mid day from outside of our garage. In the Rural/Smith area. It is a 1997 ford ranger, red with a hood on the bed of the truck. Manual with a dent on the passengers side towards the back of the bed. There’s also a black and white logo sticker on the back of the hood left side.”


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Rockford Scanner™: Stolen Vehicle in Rockford, Police Investigating

Sources are reporting their vehicle was stolen in the 500 block of N Court st last night.

If you see it, please call the police. 


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Rockford Scanner™: 2 Vehicles Stolen In Loves Park, One Crashes into A House

UPDATE2 juveniles are in custody for the stolen vehicles.

Suspects Steal 2 Vehicles In Loves Park, Then Drive Recklessly And Crash into A House in Loves Park.

Sources are reporting suspects stole 2 vehicles in the 200 block of Renrose in Loves Park overnight. After stealing the vehicles they were driving erratically and squealing the tires and honking and flashing their lights.

Short time later, they crashed into a residence. The suspects then fled the scene on foot.  Unknown on their description, or the description of the 2nd vehicle that has not been recovered yet.

Update: The 2nd vehicle was recovered on Burrwood. The vehicle did not crash into the house, but they parked it in the lawn very close to the house.

No suspects are in custody at this time. If you have any information, please call the LPPD.


Rockford Scanner™: Counterfeit Ring Arrested

Counterfeit Ring Arrested
On 05-01-2019 at 4:58 pm, Officer from The Janesville Police Department were dispatched to a fraud complaint at Milio’s located at 2228 Humes Rd. The reporting person said 2 males just left the store after passing counterfeit 50 dollar bills.

The two suspects in this incident initially fled from the scene. The investigating officers were able to develop a suspect vehicle, and located the vehicle at Jiffy Lube right next door. The officers interviewed the driver of that vehicle and learned the suspects fled to the Super 8 Hotel. The two suspects were located at the hotel and taken into custody.

In total three people were arrested. Two people were arrested for passing counterfeit bills and one person on outstanding warrants. All three suspects are from the Chicago area and the investigation is ongoing. To this point there were two businesses that reported taking counterfeit bills. We are still determining if there are other businesses in our area affected.

Elijah C. Robinson
34 year old Male
1866 S. Karlov Ave #106 Chicago Il
943.38(2) Uttering felony
943.38/ 939.32 Attempted Uttering
943.20(1)(d) Theft by deception
973.10 Probation Violation

Marquis D. Harris
18 year old male
3016 W. Flournoy St #3, Chicago Il
943.38(2) Uttering felony
943.38/ 939.32/939.05 PTAC Attempted Uttering
943.20(1)(d) Theft by deception
961.41(3g)(e) Possession of THC

Janyah R. Dejareaux
(Public records shows she is currently on parole and was scheduled to be discharged from her parole in 3 weeks. POSS AMT CON SUB EXCEPT(A)/(D)
was the original charge back in 2017 and scheduled to be off parole on 05/19/2019


26 year old female
1322 S. Lawdell Ave, Chicago Il
976.03(13) Fugitive Complaint
961.41(3g)(e) Possession of THC

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