Rockford Scanner™: Two separate accident scenes in Boone County, Vehicle crashes into a house At one of the scenes

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Just after 7 PM several emergency personnel were responding to two different accident scenes in Boone County

 

The first accident scene was in the 2900 block of Route 173. There are two vehicles that are involved in an accident near this location and one of the vehicles has hit a nearby residence. Unknown on the injuries at this time.

The second accident scene was near the Walmart in Boone County. Three vehicles are involved in this accident scene. Unknown nine injuries at this time.

Both the accident scenes are under investigation

 

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Several Officers Awarded The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorist Award

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The Belvidere Police Department would like to congratulate Officer Joe McDermott, Officer Matthew Korn, and Officer Chris Garcia for earning Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorist awards.

Their efforts in DUI enforcement during the last year have helped to keep our streets safer. We would also like to thank Heather Lopez from AAIM for coming to the Belvidere City Council meeting last night and having the courage to tell her family’s tragic story and to then present our officers with their AAIM awards.

 

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Shooting in Belvidere, Possibly involving a police officer

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Credit: Megan Nickles

UPDATE:

On Sunday, September 23, 2018 the Belvidere Police Department received a 911 call reporting shots fired in the 2300 block of Fairfield Trail, Belvidere, Il 61008. Belvidere Patrol Officers, Belvidere Fire Dept., and Lifeline Ambulance responded to the area.

On arrival, Belvidere officers located a male in his late 20’s with a single gunshot wound to the torso. Belvidere officers and paramedics rendered first aid until Lifeline ambulance arrived on scene and transported the victim to St. Anthony hospital.

Belvidere officers located a handgun and a male suspect at the scene. The scene was secured, and the suspect was transported to the Belvidere Police Department for questioning.

The victim is in stable condition and has been released from the hospital. The incident is still under investigation


Sources are reporting a shooting in Belvidere, possibly involving a police officer

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Rockford Scanner™: Local School On Lock Down, Man possibly With A Gun On The Grounds

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Reports of a helicopter hovering over the area

Video by Gerri Pavone

Around 1:20 pm today, several emergency personnel were responding to a man with a gun, near a local school.

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Rockford Scanner™: Serious Rollover Accident, Vehicle On Fire And A Person Trapped Inside

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Around 6:40 PM several emergency personnel were responding to a serious rollover accident in Boone County.

There is a rollover accident near the Belvidere North High School, Near Beloit Rd.

A vehicle has rolled over and at least one person is trapped inside the vehicle and the vehicle is reported to be on fire.

Several emergency personnel are in route to the scene.

This is still developing

Update:  Initial reports are saying the driver of the vehicle attempted to pass another vehicle when it lost control and crashed.  Emergency personnel were performing life saving measures on the victim.

Update 2 pm 9/17/2018: We have received several reports that the victim has passed away. We have yet to confirm this.

 

Earlier update: The victims were able to escape the vehicle. It was originally reported as the vehicle was on fire but when emergency personnel arrived on scene the fire was either extinguished or it was not on fire at all. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Please avoid the area or expect traffic delays.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Arrest A Man For Drugs in Boone County

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ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH, THE BELVIDERE/BOONE COUNTY METRO NARCOTICS UNIT AND BELVIDERE PATROL OFFICERS ARRESTED JONATHAN R. WHITE ON A WARRANT FOR TWO COUNTS OF UNLAWFUL DELIVERY OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WITHIN 500 FEET OF A SENIOR CITIZEN RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX (CLASS X FELONY) AND ONE COUNT OF UNLAWFUL DELIVERY OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (CLASS 1 FELONY). WHITE WAS SUBSEQUENTLY LODGED INTO THE BOONE COUNTY JAIL IN LIEU OF $150,000 10% BOND.

THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING AND ADDITIONAL CHARGES ARE POSSIBLE. A CLASS X FELONY IS PUNISHABLE BY 6-30 YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS. A CLASS 1 FELONY IS PUNISHABLE BY 4-15 YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IS ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE BELVIDERE POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 815-547-6433 OR BOONE COUNTY CRIMESTOPPERS AT 815-544-7867 (815-547-STOP) AND WWW.BOONECOUNTYCRIMESTOPPERS.COM. PERSONS WITH INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST CAN BE PROVIDED WITH A CASH REWARD OF UP TO $1000.00.
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Members of the public are reminded that these are only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s guilt. Every defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the State’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
Members of the public are reminded that these are only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s guilt. Every defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the State’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Rollover accident in Boone County, Several emergency personnel in route



 

 

Just before 2 PM several emergency personnel were responding to a rollover accident in Boone County.

A vehicle has rolled over on Newberg  just west of Ispen.

Everyone was able to evacuate out of the vehicle. Injuries were being reported but it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

Please avoid this area or expect traffic delays.

The cause of the accident is under investigation

 








Rockford Scanner™: Couple Bad Accidents in Boone County, Bicyclist & Semi Are Involved In The Accidents

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Sources reporting a couple of bad accidents in Boone County.

A bicyclist has been struck by a vehicle near Spring Creek And Town Hall.

Also a Semi is involved in an accident near 173 and Caledonia

Injuries being reported at both scenes.

Witnesses are reporting both the scene look pretty bad, avoid these areas

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Scene At A Local Walmart

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Several sources were reporting a scene at a local Walmart.

It happened around 3 pm today at the Walmart in Belvidere.

Reports of a gas leak at the Walmart, and everyone inside the store including the employees had to evacuate the building.

No reports of injuries at the time of writing this.

The cause of the leak, is under investigation.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Several Emergency personnel Responding To A House Fire in Boone County



 

Sources are reporting a possible house fire in Boone County.

Around 12:45 pm, several emergency personnel were responding to a possible house fire in the 4200 block of Hearthstone ln

Reports are saying smoke and flames are coming from the garage area. 

Unknown if the house is occupied. 

A MABAS has been toned out for this fire.

Check back later for updates

Note: If you know the street name, please post it in the comments area below

 








Rockford Scanner™: Areal Flood Advisory

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville Il
858 PM CDT TUE AUG 28 2018

Winnebago IL-Boone IL-
858 PM CDT TUE AUG 28 2018

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
Central Winnebago County in north central Illinois…
Northwestern Boone County in north central Illinois…

* Until midnight CDT

* At 857 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen
and additional rainfall is expected.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Rockford, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Roscoe, Poplar Grove, Cherry
Valley, Winnebago, Pecatonica, Timberlane and Caledonia.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.








Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Victims At An Accident Scene In Boone County



 

 

 

Sources are reporting a serious accident scene in Boone County.

It happened approx. 4:40 pm today in the area of 173 and Poplar Grove rd

Multiple injuries were reported.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


OTHER BOONE COUNTY NOTES: Unrelated to this accident scene but sources are reporting traffic backed up near Newburg and Ispen








Rockford Scanner™: Police Conclude A Drug Investigation, Two People Arrested



 

 

 

The Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit concludes a drug investigation with the arrest of two Rockford men on felony drug charges.

Michael J. Franks, age 49, of Rockford, was charged with two counts of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance, crack cocaine (Class 1 Felony).

Quintryell A. Hill, age 39 of Rockford, was charged with two counts of Criminal Drug Conspiracy (Class 1 Felony).

On Tuesday, August 21st, the Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit arrested Michael J. Franks in Winnebago County on a Boone County arrest warrant for two counts of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Class 1 Felony). Franks was transported to Boone county was subsequently lodged into the Boone County Jail in lieu of $100,000 10% bond. Investigators also served an arrest warrant on Quintryell A. Hill at the Winnebago County Jail for two counts of Criminal Drug Conspiracy (Class 1 Felony). Hill is currently housed at the Winnebago County Jail on an unrelated case. All charges were reviewed and approved by the Boone County State’s Attorney Office.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible. Class 1 Felony is punishable by 4-15 years in the Department of Corrections

Anyone with information regarding suspicious activity is encouraged to contact the Belvidere Police Department at 815-547-6433 or Boone County Crimestoppers at 815-544-7867 (815-547-stop) and www.boonecountycrimestoppers.com. Persons with information leading to an arrest can be provided with a cash reward of up to $1000.00.

Members of the public are reminded that these are only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s guilt. Every defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries Involving Several Children, Still Developing

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Sources are reporting a serious accident in Boone County.

It happened around 1 pm today in the area of Newburg and Ispen.

Reports of a vehicle that had several children in it, was involved in the accident.

Unknown on the severity of the injuries at the time of posting this.

Several emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Accidental Stabbing In Boone County



 

 

Sources are reporting an accidental stabbing in Boone County. 

It happened around 1 pm today on Spring Circle in the 4 Seasons Trailer Park. 

A woman approx 60 years old has fallen. When she fell, a knife impaled her chest. 

The knife was still in her chest, when emergency personnel were contacted. 

 No other information at the time of writing this 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident, Possible Head On With A Semi Involved

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Several sources are reporting a very serious accident in Boone County. 

It happened in the area of Genoa and bypass 20. 

Reports of a head on collision near this intersection. 

A semi is involved, along with up to 3 other vehicles. 

Injuries were reported.  Unconfirmed but some may be life threatening. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation

Credit: Brian M.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle In The River, Emergency Personnel On Scene



 

 

 

Sources are reporting a vehicle in the river. 

It happened in Belvidere, at the Kishwaukee River by Appleton. 

Unknown if it is occupied. 

Details are still preliminary

UPDATE: Sources are reporting the vehicle was at  the nearby gas station and the brakes released and it rolled across and into the river, unoccupied.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Two Missing Kids At The Boone County Fair



 

 

 

There are reports of two missing kids at the Boone County Fair. 

The two kids are reported to be black males around 9 years old. 

Last seen near a horse farm. 

Several officers are searching for the two missing kids. 

Still developing