Police Seek Suspects in Fraudulent Credit Card Use


Janesville Police Seek Suspects in Fraudulent Credit Card Use
The Janesville Police Department is seeking the assistance of the public in identifying two suspects that fraudulently used a stolen credit card. On November 22, 2016 at about 9:20 p.m. a purse was stolen from a vehicle parked by a nearby movie theatre. The credit card was used at two businesses shortly thereafter by both of the suspects.


Shooting In Beloit, Multiple Shots Fired And One Confirmed Shooting Victim



From our friends at Beloit Scanner and some Rockford Scanner fans:

Just before 10 pm tonight emergency personnel were dispatched to the 1100 block of Prairie in Beloit. Shots were fired in the area. Multiple shots being reported. One person was hit by the gunfire and has been transported to a nearby hospital. Suspect is a black male around 18 years old wearing a red shirt.

Another Multiple Vehicle Accident on I-90, Vehicle Has Rolled Over



Just before 2:30 pm today several agencies were dispatched to I-90 near the stateline. There is a multiple vehicle accident with injuries near the rest stop. At least one vehicle involved has rolled over. Several area departments were dispatched to the scene. Still developing, avoid I-90 near the stateline, or expect delays



Police Searching For Witnesses



On 11-21-16 at approximately 6:00 a.m. the Janesville Police Department was dispatched to a Hit and Run Accident in the area of Beloit Avenue/Freedom Lane. The victim of the accident was riding his bicycle south on Beloit Avenue when he was struck by a pickup truck. The operator of the vehicle did not stop, and fled southbound on Beloit Avenue. The bicyclist suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital.

The Janesville Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the driver of the pickup truck.




Armed Robbery To A Liquor Store, Suspects Beat Victim



From our friends at Beloit Scanner:

Just before 6 pm tonight officers were dispatched to an armed robbery to a business. It happened in the 1500 block of Racine at Denny’s Grain & Grape Shop Liquor. The suspects are described as 2 young black males, 1 with a dark hoodie. 1 did have a gun and sounds like 1 person was hit in the head. They stole cash and a couple of bottles of liquor.


Janesville police Searching For Missing Man




Missing Person Reported – Jordan R. White

The Janesville Police Department is seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Jordan R. White. Jordan has not been seen or heard from by relatives or friends since November 8th. He was last seen leaving his house on a red mountain bike. He is a 23 year old white male, approximately 6 feet tall and weighing 195 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone who has been in recent contact with Jordan or has information about his location is encouraged to contact the Janesville Police Department at (608) 755-3100


Home Invasion In Rockford

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On Monday, November 14, 2016 at 1116 hours Rockford Police Officers responded to 2323 Overdene Ave in reference to a Home Invasion. The victim advised he was home alone sleeping when he heard pounding at the door to the residence. As the victim got out of bed to investigate he was confront by a black in the hallway of his residence. The suspect pointed what appeared to be a semi-automatic handgun at him before fleeing out of the residence. The suspect was followed by two additional suspects. All suspects were described as teenage black males with short dreads. Suspects last know direction was east on foot from the residence.  Point of entry was determined to be an east side door to the residence forced open. The victim was not injured.

Around 11:34 am this morning a broadcast came over the un-encrypted airwaves of the ISP in reference to a home invasion 2300 block of Overdene in Rockford. The suspects are described as three black males, 15-17 years old, all had dreadlocks. last seen eastbound on foot.


Fatal Accident in Rock County


UPDATE The victim has been identified as 37 year old Janesville resident Christopher Rabuck.

On November 10, 2016 at approximately 1:07 PM there was a traffic accident in Riverside Park located 2000 Riverside Drive. Michael Perry 71 struck a vehicle, a pedestrian, and a power pole. The pedestrian died at the scene.

Perry was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

This incident is still under investigation and no other information about the accident is being released at this time.

The victim’s name is not being release, at this time, to allow for family notifications.


Michael A. Perry
Male 71 years old
618 Sunset Dr., Janesville, WI


Death/Homicide by Intoxicated Use of a Motor Vehicle 940.09(1)(a)
Operating While Intoxicated 346.63(1)(a)/346.63(1)(b)

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Janesville’s Riverside Park, 2000 Parkside Dr., will be closed for several hours while the police department investigates a traffic crash involving a pedestrian fatality. In addition, the crash involved a power pole causing blockage to park access. Janesville Police Department, Janesville Fire Department, Janesville Public Works, and Alliant Energy are on scene. The investigation is on going and no other details are available at this time.


Beloit Funeral Home Director Allegedly Cremated Bodies Without A Permit, And Is Arrested



RS fans have contacted us and said “The funeral director from Hansen-Gravitt Funeral Home on Prospect Street, Jay Gravitt has been arrested for cremating bodies without a permit. Three charges of forgery and five counts of cremating a body without a permit. Reports of up to 17 cases over the last 2 years, where corpses were cremated using faulty permits or before a permit was even issued.




Shooting Victim, SWAT Team Takes Suspects into Custody


On 11/7/16 at 1:28 p.m., officers responded to a report of shots fired and a person injured in the area of Lincoln and Wilson in the City of Janesville. Moments later officers were informed that a gunshot victim had arrived at Mercy Hospital. Arriving officers found bullet casings at the scene of the shooting. Further, officers learned that the victim, a Janesville resident, had driven himself to the hospital. The victim is expected to survive his injuries.

Witnesses at the scene reported that four individuals, the victim and three others, were observed at the scene of the shooting. The four individuals fled in two vehicles after the shots were fired. One vehicle was described as a silver sedan.

Another witness reported hearing the sounds of two gunshots and observed a speeding silver sedan flee the area of the gunshots and abruptly stop in the driveway of 416 Johnson Street. Two suspects fled the vehicle and entered 416 Johnson Street. Officers surrounded the home awaiting the assistance of other officers.

The Janesville Police Department’s SWAT team was deployed to 416 Johnson Street. The Beloit Police Department and the Rock County Sheriff’s Office SWAT teams both assisted with the operation.

At 6:10 p.m., a juvenile male exited the residence and surrendered to officers. He was arrested on an outstanding capias’ for battery, theft, disorderly conduct, and robbery. He is a Beloit resident that was visiting an acquaintance at the residence. A search of the home later in the evening revealed no additional suspects in the home. OC and CS gas was inserted into the home prior to the search.

Officers learned the identity of one of the suspects, Nando Enis. He was subsequently taken into custody in the 200 block of E. Racine Street at 10:00 p.m.

At this time the investigation reveals that the shooting was a result of dispute over the sale of illegal drugs. The suspects were texting each other trying to determine a location to meet and complete the drug sales transaction. They ultimately met at Lincoln and Wilson.

This investigation continues. Detectives are interviewing additional witnesses and are searching 416 Johnson Street and two vehicles that were seized for additional evidence.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the Janesville Police Department at (608)755-3100 or Crime Stoppers at (608)756-3636. Citizens can also download the FREE “P3 tips” app at the Apple store or Google Play store to submit crime tips ANONYMOUSLY.

Arrested suspects:

1.) Nando M. Enis
Age 20
No fixed address

2.) Male Juvenile
Age 16
Beloit, WI

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.