Rockford Scanner®: First Snowfall Brings A Lot Of Accidents This Morning






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RPD: Eastbound Harrison Avenue between 20th Street and Ohio Parkway is shutdown due to slick conditions and numerous accidents. Use caution at the North Second/Spring Creek interchanges as that area is also extremely slick. Drive slowly and carefully this morning!


We all knew it was coming.  The first snow fall, brings a lot of accidents.

Several accidents are being reported all over the area.

The worst ones are on the bypass  and also business 20, I-39 and also on I-90. Other roads that are being reported that are very slick: Caledonia road, N Second, Perryville, Harrison, Mulford, Bridge st, N Main, RT 75, Pretty much every main road is slick this morning via RS fan reports.

Several cars in the ditches, some have rolled over.  Extrication was needed at a one of the scenes,  at Montague and 20.

Injuries have been reported, but I have yet to hear any life threatening injuries. Sounds like most are non life threatening injuries.

Please allow extra time to travel this morning, drive slow and safe

 







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Rockford Scanner®: Accident With Injuries Near Walmart



Anna M.

Just before 10 am this morning, emergency personnel were responding to another accident with injuries.

This one happened in front of the Walmart on Rockton rd,  near Roscoe.

Reports of injuries, they are believed to be non life threatening.

The cause of the accident is under investigation

Anna M.







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Rockford Scanner™: Recent Violent Crime Police Calls In Rockford & Surrounding Areas

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Police have labeled shooting victims, deaths, stabbing victims, etc.. as medical assists in the past. So we post all the medical assist calls now as well.







Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Robs A Rockford Business, Shooting Victim At A Rockford Hospital, More Violent Crimes In The Area

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Another violent day in the city of Rockford and surrounding areas.

Sources told us about a shooting victim at Swedish American Hospital. Unknown if the shooting took place at the hospital or the victim was shot at a different location and then transported there.

Sources also told us about the Advanced Auto on Auburn that was robbed.

We tried to get information from the police, they said “No comment”

No suspect information on any of these calls. Safe to assume none have been captured and are still roaming the area.

But we can confirm these via the police call logs.


UPDATE from the RPD:

On Tuesday October 30, 2018 at 7:12pm, Rockford Officers responded to Advance Auto Parts located at 3019 Auburn St in reference to an aggravated robbery.  The suspect implied he had a weapon and demanded money from the clerk whom complied.  The suspect fled out to the parking lot, got into a vehicle, and drove away eastbound on Auburn St.  There were customers inside of the business during the incident but no injuries were reported.

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

 







Rockford Scanner™: Recap of yesterdays violence in Rockford & Winnebago County

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crime recap

 

Recap of yesterdays violence

Weapons Violations 

  • Kishwaukee and Gregory 
  • 1000 block of 16th ave

Note: There are numerous “Medical Assist” calls.  Those include OD’s, Dead bodies, and medical related calls. 

In Progress Person 
Police have labeled Shootings, Stabbings, Robberies, Kidnappings, Deaths as “In Progress Person”

  • 540 N Court 
  • 1015 Charles st 

In Progress Property
Home invasion or Burglaries 

  • 1630 N Alpine 
  • 3300 Airport Drive

Aggravated Assault 

  • 1432 Nelson 
  • 1720 10th st

Strong Armed Robbery at Broadway and 14th 

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: “Medical Assists” on the Rise, Violent Crime Calls In Rockford And Winnebago County

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In the past, police labeled shootings, robberies, stabbings, kidnappings, deaths, as “In Progress Person”

In the past, police have labeled shooting victims, deaths, home invasions as “Medical Assists”

Police call logs, As of 11 pm Sunday night







Rockford Scanner™: Violent Crime Recap In The Last 72 Hours

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Violent Crime Recap In The Last 72 Hours

Police have labeled murders, shootings, etc… as “Medical assists” in the past.

“In progress person” are shootings, robberies, stabbings, kidnappings, and murders. via past entries from the police


Winnebago County Area.   Rockford area was above. The rest of Winnebago County is below







Rockford Scanner™: Violent Crime Recap In The Last 3 Days

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Police have labeled shooting victims, murder victims and home invasions and OD’s  as “Medical Assists” in the past.

 







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™: 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™: Roscoe-Rockton Power Outage

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Rock Energy Cooperative is reporting a power outage across Rockton and Roscoe area that is affecting around 1,283 costumers or around 32.5%.

They said crews have been notified, but the cause is unknown at this time. There is no estimated time on when it will be restored.

Who is without power in the Roscoe/Rockton area?








Rockford Scanner™: Emergency Personnel Are Responding To A Grass Fire



 

 

 

Around 3:15 pm, the Rockton FD were dispatched for a grass fire. 

Details are minimal right now,  only that there is a grass fire near Wagon Wheel.  Several units 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.