Rockford Scanner™: Several Officers Working A Scene On The East Side




Sources are reporting numerous officers working a scene on the East side.

It happened around 12:30 am near Horton and Reed.

Reports of numerous police working a scene.

At the time of writing this, we have heard conflicting reports on what may have happened. So to be safe, all we will say right now is to avoid the area because several officers are working a scene. We will try to update this, as more information becomes available.

UPDATE: Sources said it originated as a traffic stop and then a suspect fled from police.





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Rockford Scanner™: Another Shooting Scene in Rockford, RPD Investigating




Edgar De La Cerda sent us this video and said there was a shooting By Morgan and Clover, behind the alley.  It is unclear on the severity of the injuries at this time. No suspect information.  RPD is investigating. 

 





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Rockford Scanner™: RPD Investigating 2 Aggravated Batteries




RPD are investigating 2 aggravated batteries that happened today.

  • 4100 block of Auburn
  • 2500 block of 25th st

Aggravated Battery usually means someone used a gun, knife, or some other type of weapon while shooting, stabbing or beating the victim. .

(720 ILCS 5/12-3.05) (was 720 ILCS 5/12-4)
Sec. 12-3.05. Aggravated battery.
(a) Offense based on injury. A person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, he or she knowingly does any of the following:
(1) Causes great bodily harm or permanent disability

or disfigurement.
(2) Causes severe and permanent disability, great

bodily harm, or disfigurement by means of a caustic or flammable substance, a poisonous gas, a deadly biological or chemical contaminant or agent, a radioactive substance, or a bomb or explosive compound.
(3) Causes great bodily harm or permanent disability

or disfigurement to an individual whom the person knows to be a peace officer, community policing volunteer, fireman, private security officer, correctional institution employee, or Department of Human Services employee supervising or controlling sexually dangerous persons or sexually violent persons:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(4) Causes great bodily harm or permanent disability

or disfigurement to an individual 60 years of age or older.
(5) Strangles another individual.
(b) Offense based on injury to a child or person with an intellectual disability. A person who is at least 18 years of age commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, he or she knowingly and without legal justification by any means:
(1) causes great bodily harm or permanent disability

or disfigurement to any child under the age of 13 years, or to any person with a severe or profound intellectual disability; or
(2) causes bodily harm or disability or disfigurement

to any child under the age of 13 years or to any person with a severe or profound intellectual disability.
(c) Offense based on location of conduct. A person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, he or she is or the person battered is on or about a public way, public property, a public place of accommodation or amusement, a sports venue, or a domestic violence shelter.
(d) Offense based on status of victim. A person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by discharge of a firearm, he or she knows the individual battered to be any of the following:
(1) A person 60 years of age or older.
(2) A person who is pregnant or has a physical

disability.
(3) A teacher or school employee upon school grounds

or grounds adjacent to a school or in any part of a building used for school purposes.
(4) A peace officer, community policing volunteer,

fireman, private security officer, correctional institution employee, or Department of Human Services employee supervising or controlling sexually dangerous persons or sexually violent persons:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(5) A judge, emergency management worker, emergency

medical services personnel, or utility worker:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(6) An officer or employee of the State of Illinois,

a unit of local government, or a school district, while performing his or her official duties.
(7) A transit employee performing his or her official

duties, or a transit passenger.
(8) A taxi driver on duty.
(9) A merchant who detains the person for an alleged

commission of retail theft under Section 16-26 of this Code and the person without legal justification by any means causes bodily harm to the merchant.
(10) A person authorized to serve process under

Section 2-202 of the Code of Civil Procedure or a special process server appointed by the circuit court while that individual is in the performance of his or her duties as a process server.
(11) A nurse while in the performance of his or her

duties as a nurse.
(e) Offense based on use of a firearm. A person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, he or she knowingly does any of the following:
(1) Discharges a firearm, other than a machine gun or

a firearm equipped with a silencer, and causes any injury to another person.
(2) Discharges a firearm, other than a machine gun or

a firearm equipped with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or she knows to be a peace officer, community policing volunteer, person summoned by a police officer, fireman, private security officer, correctional institution employee, or emergency management worker:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(3) Discharges a firearm, other than a machine gun or

a firearm equipped with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or she knows to be emergency medical services personnel:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(4) Discharges a firearm and causes any injury to a

person he or she knows to be a teacher, a student in a school, or a school employee, and the teacher, student, or employee is upon school grounds or grounds adjacent to a school or in any part of a building used for school purposes.
(5) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped

with a silencer, and causes any injury to another person.
(6) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped

with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or she knows to be a peace officer, community policing volunteer, person summoned by a police officer, fireman, private security officer, correctional institution employee or emergency management worker:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(7) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped

with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or she knows to be emergency medical services personnel:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(8) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped

with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or she knows to be a teacher, or a student in a school, or a school employee, and the teacher, student, or employee is upon school grounds or grounds adjacent to a school or in any part of a building used for school purposes.
(f) Offense based on use of a weapon or device. A person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, he or she does any of the following:
(1) Uses a deadly weapon other than by discharge of a

firearm, or uses an air rifle as defined in Section 24.8-0.1 of this Code.
(2) Wears a hood, robe, or mask to conceal his or her

identity.
(3) Knowingly and without lawful justification shines

or flashes a laser gunsight or other laser device attached to a firearm, or used in concert with a firearm, so that the laser beam strikes upon or against the person of another.
(4) Knowingly video or audio records the offense with

the intent to disseminate the recording.
(g) Offense based on certain conduct. A person commits aggravated battery when, other than by discharge of a firearm, he or she does any of the following:
(1) Violates Section 401 of the Illinois Controlled

Substances Act by unlawfully delivering a controlled substance to another and any user experiences great bodily harm or permanent disability as a result of the injection, inhalation, or ingestion of any amount of the controlled substance.
(2) Knowingly administers to an individual or causes

him or her to take, without his or her consent or by threat or deception, and for other than medical purposes, any intoxicating, poisonous, stupefying, narcotic, anesthetic, or controlled substance, or gives to another person any food containing any substance or object intended to cause physical injury if eaten.
(3) Knowingly causes or attempts to cause a

correctional institution employee or Department of Human Services employee to come into contact with blood, seminal fluid, urine, or feces by throwing, tossing, or expelling the fluid or material, and the person is an inmate of a penal institution or is a sexually dangerous person or sexually violent person in the custody of the Department of Human Services.
(h) Sentence. Unless otherwise provided, aggravated battery is a Class 3 felony.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(4), (d)(4), or (g)(3) is a Class 2 felony.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(3) or (g)(1) is a Class 1 felony.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(1) is a Class 1 felony when the aggravated battery was intentional and involved the infliction of torture, as defined in paragraph (14) of subsection (b) of Section 9-1 of this Code, as the infliction of or subjection to extreme physical pain, motivated by an intent to increase or prolong the pain, suffering, or agony of the victim.
Aggravated battery under subdivision (a)(5) is a Class 1 felony if:
(A) the person used or attempted to use a dangerous

instrument while committing the offense; or
(B) the person caused great bodily harm or permanent

disability or disfigurement to the other person while committing the offense; or
(C) the person has been previously convicted of a

violation of subdivision (a)(5) under the laws of this State or laws similar to subdivision (a)(5) of any other state.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(1) is a Class X felony.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(2) is a Class X felony for which a person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of a minimum of 6 years and a maximum of 45 years.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(5) is a Class X felony for which a person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of a minimum of 12 years and a maximum of 45 years.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(2), (e)(3), or (e)(4) is a Class X felony for which a person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of a minimum of 15 years and a maximum of 60 years.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(6), (e)(7), or (e)(8) is a Class X felony for which a person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of 60 years.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (b)(1) is a Class X felony, except that:
(1) if the person committed the offense while armed

with a firearm, 15 years shall be added to the term of imprisonment imposed by the court;
(2) if, during the commission of the offense, the

person personally discharged a firearm, 20 years shall be added to the term of imprisonment imposed by the court;
(3) if, during the commission of the offense, the

person personally discharged a firearm that proximately caused great bodily harm, permanent disability, permanent disfigurement, or death to another person, 25 years or up to a term of natural life shall be added to the term of imprisonment imposed by the court.
(i) Definitions. For the purposes of this Section:
“Building or other structure used to provide shelter” has the meaning ascribed to “shelter” in Section 1 of the Domestic Violence Shelters Act.
“Domestic violence” has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 103 of the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986.
“Domestic violence shelter” means any building or other structure used to provide shelter or other services to victims or to the dependent children of victims of domestic violence pursuant to the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 or the Domestic Violence Shelters Act, or any place within 500 feet of such a building or other structure in the case of a person who is going to or from such a building or other structure.
“Firearm” has the meaning provided under Section 1.1 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act, and does not include an air rifle as defined by Section 24.8-0.1 of this Code.
“Machine gun” has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 24-1 of this Code.
“Merchant” has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 16-0.1 of this Code.
“Strangle” means intentionally impeding the normal breathing or circulation of the blood of an individual by applying pressure on the throat or neck of that individual or by blocking the nose or mouth of that individual.
(Source: P.A. 98-369, eff. 1-1-14; 98-385, eff. 1-1-14; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14; 99-143, eff. 7-27-15; 99-816, eff. 8-15-16.)





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Rockford Scanner™: Apartment Fire in Rockton, Area Fire Departments En Route




UPDATE: Rockton FD has struck out the MABAS box alarm

Sources are reporting an apartment fire in Rockton

It happened around 7 pm tonight.

The address was 806, but didn’t catch the street name. It sounded like “Colca” but I was unable to locate it on the map. Might be “Coker” or something similar to those names.

Several area fire departments are responding to the MABAS tone out, to assist with the apartment fire.

MABAS box 11 to the box alarm

Still developing.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: DASH CAMERA VIDEO: Man Hits A Local School Bus, Then Takes Off




Scott Dickson sent us this dash camera video of a man in a truck hit a Harlem School District bus this afternoon, then took off.

The video shows the Harlem School District bus number #26 sitting at a red light near Windsor and Alpine around 3:40 pm today.

A man in a dark colored truck pulled up and hit the school bus. Then he backed up and then got into the other lane and acted like nothing happened and then took off, without notifying the bus driver.

LPPD and the Harlem School District was both notified and they are investigating.





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Rockford Scanner™: Jordan Davis Performing At The District Bar on May 11th! Enter To Win Free Tickets!




Jordan Davis is coming to town on Saturday May 11th at the District Bar & Grill.  Enter to win your chance to win a free ticket to the event!

Get your tickets now at www.districtdowntown.com!

Share this post to have a chance to win FREE tickets to the show!

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Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries Near Cherry Valley




Sources are reporting an accident with injuries in Rockford.

It happened just before 3 pm in the area of Perryville and Harrison.

Reports of approx. 7 police on scene. Unknown why at this time.

Injuries were reported. We been told the injuries are believed to be non life threatening.

No other information at this time.





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Rockford Scanner™: At Least 13 Shots Fired In Rockford, Police Investigating




On April 17, 2019 at 12:20 PM members of the Rockford Police Department responded to the area of 7th Ave. and 10th St. for a report of numerous gun shots.

Upon arrival officers located witnesses who said a grey Chevrolet HHR was chasing a dark colored SUV near the above mentioned intersection.

Witnesses said the driver of the Chevrolet HHR fired 13 rounds at the SUV. Officers were unable to locate anything struck at this time.

This investigation is still on going

Unrelated: There were shots fired near School and Horace  around 11 am this morning. Approx. 8 gunshots were heard. Unknown on injuries.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Fatal Accident Near Rock County




On Tuesday, 04/16/19 at approximately 1341 hours, Deputies from the Rock & Walworth County Sheriff’s Offices responded to a report of a 2 vehicle crash on E. USH 11/14 at S. CTH C in Bradford Township. Fire and EMS Personnel from Clinton and Darien also responded along with MD-1, a first response medical doctor from Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center in Janesville, WI.

The investigation shows a 2007 Mercury Milan, driven by an 85 year old male from Fontana, WI was traveling northbound on S. CTH C when he failed to stop for the stop sign at E. USH 11/14. The Milan entered the intersection and was struck broad side (T-Bone) by an eastbound 2018 Chrysler Pacifica operated by a 76 year old male from Delavan, WI. The impact of the collision pushed both vehicles onto a vacant business lot to the northeast of the intersection.

The 85 year old male was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center where he was pronounced deceased at 1510 hours. The 76 year old male and his 70 year old wife were also transported to Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center where they were treated and released with minor injuries. All three individuals had been wearing seat-belts prior to the crash.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to reconstruct the crash, which remains under investigation. E. USH 11/14 remained open during the on scene investigation. No citations or arrests are anticipated at this time.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Man Shot During An Armed Robbery, Police Investigating




On 4-17-19 at 1:03AM Janesville Police were sent to the 400 block of N. Terrace for a subject with a gunshot wound.

Upon investigation officers found a 48 yr old male resident at 441 N. Terrace St. with a gunshot wound to his hand.

The victim stated a person tried to rob him at gunpoint. The victim and suspect struggled over the gun resulting in the gun being discharged into the victim’s hand. The victim claims the suspect fled the area on foot.

Officers set up a perimeter and conducted a K9 track with no find on the suspect. The victim appears to have been targeted and there is no danger to the public.

The victim was transported to Mercy Hospital where he was treated and released. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this crime is encouraged to call Rock County Dispatch at 757-2244

 





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