Rockford Scanner™: Road Closure, Large Police Presence

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT: On Thursday, July 18, 2019, shortly before 4:30 pm, Rockford Police officers responded to the area 1800 S. Mulford Road, in reference to a single motorcycle crash. Upon arrival, officers learned the 58-year-old male driver was traveling north bound on Mulford Road when he lost control. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. This is an on-going investigation. No further information is available at this time.

Avoid S. Mulford between Newburg and Charles due to a single-vehicle (motorcycle) crash. The area is shutdown due to the accident investigation. Driver transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Sources are reporting a large police presence and a road closure in Rockford. 

It is currently ongoing on Mulford between Newburg and Charles.

It is not clear exactly what happened.   Many have said there is a bad auto accident.  A vehicle and a motorcycle have collided.  Injuries were being reported.

Police have yet to release any information or confirm anything at this time.



Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim Near Cherry Valley/Rockford


Sources are reporting a shooting victim. 

It happened around 9:10 pm tonight near 4600 block of Treeview Terrace.  That is located near the SW area of Mulford and Linden.
Google Maps shows this to be Cherry Valley.

Details are minimal right now.  One confirmed shooting victim.

Unknown on the victims condition.

No other details at this time. Still developing.



Rockford Scanner™: Semi Rolls Over Near Cherry Valley


Sources are reporting a semi tractor trailer has rolled over near Cherry Valley.  It happened this morning on 20 near I-39. We were told the ramp was closed for awhile. Injuries were being reported.  We have been told the injuries were believed to be non life threatening.  Rebecca Rafferty sent us the following photos. 



Rockford Scanner™: Rockford MUFON Meeting, presentation by David Finkbeiner, MUFON CFI


Rockford MUFON Meeting
Saturday JUNE 22nd, 2019
Open to the Public

Cherry Valley Library
755 East State Street
Cherry Valley, Illinois 61016
Saturday JUNE 22nd, 2019
10:00AM to 1:00PM

Mysteries in the Fields
Throughout the Midwest and the World, unusual formations have appeared in a variety of crops most commonly wheat. Many of them are the result of weather related phenomenon or other obvious rational explanations, yet some on the other hand remain a mystery.

On Saturday, JUNE 22nd, 2019 at the Cherry Valley Library, the Rockford MUFON Chapter will be hosting a presentation by
David Finkbeiner, MUFON CFI
on this very topic. Highlighted will be a number of accounts that he has personally investigated along with those of his long time friend and mentor who is a renown Investigative Researcher in this field.

Again, this meeting is open to the public and there is no charge.



Rockford Scanner™: Very serious accident on Rockford’s east side

Video by RS source

Sources are reporting an automobile accident in the area of Mulford and Newberg around 1 PM

Reports are saying there is an automobile accident near this location.

Sources are reporting at least one person has been injured. The severity of the injuries are believed to be Non-Life-threatening , but are not yet confirmed.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

You may want to avoid this area for a while, or expect traffic delays.

Rockford police have released the following information
Please avoid the intersection of Mulford/Newburg roads for a 2 vehicle crash that occurred shortly before 1 pm. 1 person hospitalized, unknown on severity of injuries at this time

Update from the Rockford Police Department: A red car was traveling southbound on Mulford which collided in the intersection with a dump truck which was turning left onto Newburg from northbound Mulford.  The driver of the car, a 59-year-old male, had to be extricated and was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  The driver of the dump truck was not injured.  The accident is under investigation.


Rockford Scanner™: Disorderly Subject, Fleeing From police


Disorderly Conduct & Fleeing From Police 

It happened on N Cherryvale Blvd.   

Suspect is in a 2005 Green 4 door Suszuki with the plate of Z168118. 

Comes back to an address at 7632 N Cherryvale blvd #103. 

 Last seen westbound on State



Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident With Injuries

Sources are reporting a motorcycle accident.

It happened around 5:20 pm today near Dempsey drive and Lyford, on the East side.  Injuries were being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.  The cause of the accident is under investigation.


Rockford Scanner™:  Rollover Accident With Someone Trapped in The Vehicle

Rollover Accident With Someone Trapped in The Vehicle

It happened near Blackhawk and Mulford around 10:40 pm. 

There is a bad accident near this location. A vehicle has rolled over near this location and at least one person is trapped inside the vehicle. Extrication is being requested. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. Still developing.



Rockford Scanner™: Explosion Near Cherry Valley, Injuries Being Reported


Details are minimal right now. 

Reports of an explosion and something on fire near the 6700 block of Harrison ave in Cherry Valley. 

Reports of at least one person injured, possible multiple victims. 

Still developing

Update from Kevin Russell
I live right next door, teenagers were having a bonfire and the gas can exploded. I’m the one that called nine-one-one. The house sits right in front of The Rock Church “


Rockford Scanner™: Cherry Valley police Release information on The Grant, Over 100 Tickets Issued

Over the course of a 17 day grant, the Cherry Valley Police Department wrote the following citations:

Disregard Traffic Control Device:1
Driving Revoked: 2
Driving Suspended: 2
DUI-Alcohol: 2
Expired License: 1
Expired Registration: 3
Follow Too Closely: 1
Horn Violation: 1
Improper Passing Emergency Vehicle: 3
Improper Use Electronic Comm Device: 9
Never Issued License: 2
No Seatbelt(Driver): 5
No Seatbelt(Passenger):1
Operate Uninsured: 10
Registration Light: 1
Speeding: 58
Tint: 6
Transport Alcohol(Driver): 2

Total: 110 Citations

The Cherry Valley Police Department also issued the following warnings:

Display Plate: 1
Disregard Stop Sign: 4
Driving Wrong Way on Divided Highway: 1
Expired Registration: 8
Fail to Stop at Intersection: 1
Head/Tail/Side Light: 4
Headlight Violation: 3
Improper Lane Use: 1
No Headlights: 2
No Seatbelt(Driver): 2
Red Oscillating Lights: 1
Registration Light: 17
Speeding: 33
Tint: 4
Transport Alcohol: 1
Unlawful Use of Electronic Comm Device: 3

Total: 86 Warnings


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