Rockford Scanner™: Recap Of The Violent Police Calls In The Last 72 Hours

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Recent violent crime police calls

Weapons violation = Shots fired are labeled under this

In progress person: Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery, Kidnapping

 







Rockford Scanner™: Man Dies In Cherry Valley, After Wheelchair Stuck In Water

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A 25-year-old man from Rockford was traveling on the Cherry Valley Path near Cherry Valley Woods Dr. in Cherry Valley. Police were called to the area around 6:30 Thursday night when his motorized wheelchair got caught in water.

Part of the path goes under Interstate 39, the man was traveling under I-39 when he ran into some standing, runoff water and got stuck in the water.

Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz says he could not get himself free from the water/wheelchair due to being strapped into his motorized wheelchair.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy will be released later today.

His name has not been released. but police are asking for your help in the investigation.

If you saw a 25-year-old Hispanic man in a motorized wheelchair in the neighborhoods around Harrison Avenue and Mulford Road, you’re asked to call the Cherry Valley Police Department at 815-332-3432 or 815-282-2600. Or, Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Violent Crime Call Recap, Another Violent Last Few Days In Rockford & Winnebago County

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Editors Note: We are now including the medical assists and information for police calls. Local police have been coding violent crimes, under these codes. Example: Rockford’s last few murders have been coded medical assists.


 








Rockford Scanner™: Weekend Violence Recap, 72 Hour Police Calls

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Weekend Violence Recap, 72 Hour Police Calls 

Note: In progress person is a shooting, stabbing, robbery according to the local police.

Weapons violation is how the local police label their shots fired calls, according to the local police.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: It was once again a violent night in Rockford last night.  At least two shooting victims, several shots fired and several robberies



 

It was once again a violent night in Rockford area last night. 

At least two shooting victims, several shots fired and several robberies. 

A shooting victim at Mercy Hospital. Unknown if it happened at the hospital or the victim was brought there.
The shooting victim was at the Mercy Hospital around 12:40 am. 

Another shooting victim in the 2400 block of N Bell School rd 

Numerous shots fired incidents: 

  • Main and Whitman
  • Westgate Parkway 
  • Cameron ave
  • Mcfarland rd
  • Crosby st
  • Huffman blvd
  • Acorn st
  • N Main 
  •  5th ave

Robberies at the following locations: 

  • Sun Valley Terrace
  • Westgate Parkway
  • Mcfarland
  • N Court 
  • Vincent ave

No suspect information on any of these violent crimes, due to the encryption.

It is safe to assume the suspects got away and are out committing more violent crimes……


 

 

Update: After posting this, the RPD did release the following:
On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 at approximately 7:21 p.m. Rockford Police responded to the area of 1600 5th Ave. for several calls of shots fired. Upon arrival Officers discovered an outbuilding to a residence which had been struck by gunfire while citizens were nearby. No one was struck by gunfire and no injuries were reported.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or the Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.








Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident With Injuries



 

 

 

Several sources are reporting a motorcycle accident near Rockford. 

It happened on I-90 near the State st exit, just south of here. 

Injuries were being reported. Unknown on how bad the injuries are at the time of writing this. 

Expect delays in the area. 

Check back later for possible updates 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating Shots Fired, Sources Said Suspects Were Shooting At Juveniles



 

 

 

Sources reporting shots were fired in Rockford. 

It happened around 6:45 pm in the 4900 block of Linden rd. 

Police have yet to release information. 

Sources said the suspects were shooting at some juveniles in the area. 

No reports of injuries.  No other information is available 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Multi-Vehicle Accident, With Injuries

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Sources are reporting a multi vehicle accident.

It happened near the I-90 /I-39 split by the waterpark.

There are reports of up to 5 vehicles involved  in the accident.

Injuries were being reported. Avoid the area.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Accident Involving A Semi, Injuries Reported



 

 

Just before 8:30 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to an accident that involved a semi. 

On I-39 in the west bound lanes, near mile marker 121

Reports of an accident that involves a semi. 

Injuries have been reported. 

Avoid the area, or expect long delays. 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Accident Involving A Semi & 2 Cars, injuries Reported. Avoid the area.

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Just after 4 am this morning, emergency personnel were responding to an accident with injuries. 

I-39 Northbound near US 20

There is an accident that involves a semi and two cars. Total of three vehicles involved. 

Injuries are being reported. Several emergency personnel are en route. 

Avoid the area or expect delays

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Automobile accident near Cherry Valley, Driver unconscious



 

 

Around 4:20 AM several emergency personnel were responding to an automobile accident near Cherry Valley.

It happened in the area of Mill and Newburg. Eastbound east of the intersection. The driver hit a deer and also a parked vehicle. At least three vehicles are reported to be involved.

Injuries are being reported at the time of writing this.

At least one person is reported to be unconscious.

Extrication is needed. 

Several emergency personnel are in route to the scene.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: MABAS 2nd Alarm, Fully Engulfed Structure



 

 

 

Around midnight several fire departments were responding to a MABAS (Mutual Aid) to the 2nd alarm. 

There is reports of a fully engulfed trailer that is on fire. 

It happened in the 600 block of Arcadia Drive, off of S Main