Rockford Scanner™: House Fire in Machesney park, Several Departments Responding



 

 

Just before 8 pm tonight several emergency personnel were responding to a house fire in Machesney Park.

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Rockford Scanner™: Police working a scene at a auto parts store near Machesney Park

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Several sources were reporting a scene at the auto parts store on N. 2nd St. at  Oriely Auto Parts,  earlier today

Several officers had their guns drawn

It is not yet known exactly what happened the police have labeled the call as “other disorderly conduct”

In the past police have labeled shooting victims as other disorderly conduct calls. But we cannot confirm that is what happened at this scene.

All we can confirm is that there was a scene at the auto parts store and police labeled it as “other disorderly conduct”

 

 

 







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™: Vehicle On Fire in Machesney Park, Several Units En Route



 

 

Around 4:20 pm today the NPFD were responding to a vehicle on fire.

It happened in the area of Zenith Parkway and Autumn Wood in Machesney Park.

Reports of a vehicle on fire near this location.

Unknown on injuries or the cause of the fire.

At the time of writing this, the NPFD were en route to the scene. And the HRFD were responding as mutual aid.

 

 








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™: Motorcycle Accident in Machesney Park, Child Possibly Involved

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Around 3 pm today several emergency personnel were responding to a motorcycle accident with injuries.

It happened in Machesney park, in the area of Creekway Lane and Terrange Trail.

A man on a motorcycle, has crashed near this intersection.

Sounds like a child may have also been on the motorcycle

Injuries were reported.

Avoid the area.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Shots Fired Out At Rock Cut State Park, Still Developing



UPDATE: Officers said after investigating, it was determined that shots were not fired in the area. And the person who was reporting it (was 10-96), heard a water bottle in a bonfire nearby and thought it was shots fired. Police are now back in service.

 


Sources are reporting shots fired out at Rock Cut State Park just before 11 PM tonight. Shots were fired in the area of the campground at Rock Cut State Park. 

No injuries were reported. 

Possible suspect vehicle is a black truck. 

Several officers are en route. 

Still developing. 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Couple Of Violent Crimes Reported In Rockford This Afternoon

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Sources are reporting a couple of violent crimes that happened in Rockford area today.  

  • Around 7:30 am there was an “In Progress Property: Home invasion, etc…” near the 300 block of Mclain ave
  • Around 12:30 pm today there was an “In Progress Person: Shooting, Stabbing, etc…”  in the 1400 block of Andrews 
  • Shots rang out in the area of the 2400 block of New Haven ct around 3 pm today. 
  • An attempted armed robbery in the 500 block of E Jefferson around 1:30 pm

 

Note: No map on this article, due to many locations posted above.

 








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™: Accident With Injuries Near Machesney Park



 

 

Around 7 am this morning, emergency personnel were responding to an auto accident in Machesney Park

It happened in the 900 block of Alpha Drive

Reports of an auto accident near this location. 

Injuries were being reported. 
Unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

Please avoid the area or expect delays. 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: BREAKING: Airplane Crashes Near Roscoe, Several Emergency Personnel En Route



UPDATE: The plane is a Piper aircraft that is registered to DBG AVIATION INC out of Roscoe, Illinois. 

Three people were injured. One male, One Female, and unknown on the 3rd victim.  (Possible juvenile female) 

At least one person was flown by helicopter to a local hospital. 

They took 2 victims from the plane via an ATV, and one victim from the plane straight to an ambulance and then to the emergency helicopter. 

Two of them were alive and conscious and had bandages around their heads. Two appeared to have head injuries. Unknown on the 3rd victim.  

The cause of the accident is under investigation.  Unconfirmed, but possible mechanical issue. Reports of the aircraft losing power, just prior to crashing.

The airplane had just taken off from the airport, just prior to the accident.  It crashed in the middle of the cornfield, just a few hundred yards from the IL/WI border.

The pilot, was one of the first people to call emergency personnel.   

Still developing. 

Several photos at https://wwightphotography.zenfolio.com/p216708275
Wight Photography: Small Plane Crash in South Beloit, IL - August 12, 2018 &emdash;

Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department Press Release:

On 08/12/18 at 0832 hour the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department, South Beloit Police Department, and local Fire Departments were dispatched to a cornfield in the area of Manchester Rd. East of Gardner Rd. for a plane crash. The airplane was found in a cornfield several hundred yards south of the runway of the Beloit Airport. This cornfield was just into Illinois by a few hundred yards.

Shortly after 8:00 A.M. this morning the private airplane (A Piper Lance airplane), took off from the Beloit Airport enroute to the Wisconsin Dells Area. Shortly after takeoff witnesses saw the airplane crash into the field South of the Runway. The crash site was located by first responders. First responders rendered aid to the passengers on board the airplane.

There were 3 people on the plane. A Male adult Pilot, a female adult passenger, and a juvenile female passenger. The adult pilot and the juvenile passenger were transported to a local hospital and were treated and released from the hospital. The adult female passenger is being treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies have secured the scene and the investigation will be conducted by The NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) and the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration).

 


Specifications (1972 model PA-32-300)

Data from 1972 Piper Cherokee Six 300 “E” Owner’s Handbook

General characteristics

  • Crew: One
  • Capacity: five passengers (or six with optional seat)
  • Length: 27.7 ft in (8.4 m)
  • Wingspan: 32.8 ft in (10.0 m)
  • Height: 7.9 ft in (2.4 m)
  • Wing area: 174.5 ft2 (16.5 m2)
  • Wing profile: NACA 65-415
  • Empty weight: 1788 lb (811 kg)
  • Gross weight: 3400 lb (1542 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming IO-540-K1A5, 300 hp (225 kW)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 174 mph (280 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 168 mph (272 km/h)
  • Range: 840 miles (1361 km)
  • Service ceiling: 16250 ft (4950 m)
  • Rate of climb: 1050 ft/min (5.3 m/s)

 

 


UPDATE: The plane crashed into a cornfield, near Beloit Airport area.

Around 8:38 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to a plane crash.

Update location: It happened in the area of Manchester and Gardiner near S Beloit

A plane has crashed near this location.

Harlem Roscoe FD and several other emergency personnel are e route.

This is breaking news and still developing.

We will post updates as they become available.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Several sources are reporting approximately 20 police officers working a scene

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Update: Call logs show several burglaries in the area including a stolen vehicle that was recovered.

Sounds like the suspects were on a crime spree using a stolen vehicle to rob other people.

It began around 3:44 am near the 1200 block of Looe Key with an “in progress shooting/stabbing/robbery” call.

Police recovered a stolen vehicle in the 6600 block of Key Largo around 5:13 am.

Several burglaries were reported in the area.

Police had one person detained near Bergstrom rd. They requested medical for the person in custody.

No other information at this time.

 


Several sources are reporting approximately 20 police officers working a scene.

Both Loves Park and Winnebago County Sheriff’s office and possibly more departments are working a scene near Old River Road and Latham.

It is not yet known exactly what is going on.

All we know there are numerous officers in the area working an unknown type of scene.

In the meantime please avoid the area. We will post updates as they become available

 

Note: Unknown if it is related but the police have a person in custody near Bergstrom rd. That is nearby this location.  The person in custody is having a medical issue.