Rockford Scanner™: Police are investigating several “In Progress” calls in Winnebago County

Police are investigating several “In Progress” calls in Winnebago County. 

In the past police have labeled the following crimes under “In Progress”: Murders, Shootings, Stabbings, Robberies, Home Invasions, Death Investigations, Etc… 



Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident With Injuries, Avoid The Area


Sources are reporting an accident with injuries. 

A motorcyclist has crashed near Loves rd in Roscoe.

Injuries were reported. The motorcyclist was down on the ground.

Avoid the area for awhile.



Rockford Scanner™: We Want To Hear About Your Paranormal Experience!


I am wanting to do some stories on local paranormal encounters in and around the Winnebago County areas. 

If you had an experience with a possible ghost, bigfoot, ufo, or anything else strange in or around the Winnebago County area.
I would like to hear from you!

Is your house haunted?  Are you a 1st responder who saw or experienced a paranormal encounter?  Saw a ghost?  Been to Bloods Point?
We want to hear about your experience!

We will definitely keep everyone anonymous.  Privacy is our number one key. We know coming forward and telling your story my be hard for some. There is no worries, we will keep you ANONYMOUS. 

Please email us at
with your experience. 

#1 Your expereince 
#2 Location
#3 Date/Time
#4 Your name or anonymous


Rockford Scanner™: More Burglaries In The Roscoe Area


Source is reporting more burglaries in the Roscoe area. 

Source told us: ” This scum bag and a few of his friends were looking in windows and getting into homes in the Roscoe area, specifically Crystal Hills and Denali Heights subdivisions. Please feel free to share this.”

Another source told us: ” I am sure you also have been contacted by other residents of Denali Heights and Crystal Hills in Roscoe. In the overnight hours of Saturday into Sunday July 21st, some men were seen on video surveillance around 1 AM.”

Photo on our Facebook Page


Rockford Scanner™: Large Fire Near Roscoe

Sources are reporting a fire near Roscoe.

UPDATE:  A garage is reported to be fully engulfed. It happened in the  11000 block of Tranary Ct.  A MABAS was toned out and several area fire departments are en route to assist. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

Sources are reporting some kind of large fire in the Roscoe area, near or East of the I-90 area.  A large black smoke cloud is billowing up into the air near this location. Unknown what is on fire, or where at this time.



Rockford Scanner™: Bad Accident Near Roscoe/Rockton


Police have confirmed this is a fatal accident. 63 year old John Bilski (Chicago) was pronounced dead at a local ER.  A truck headed southbound on N Second st hit a sedan that Mr. Bilski was driving.  The accident is under investigation


Sources are reporting an accident on 251. By the Roscoe walmart.

Southbound blocked off from Prairie hill to Rockton rd.

Reports of a white vehicle with very heavy damage

Injuries were being reported.

They are diverting traffic, avoid the area


Rockford Scanner™: Roscoe Police Are Reporting Numerous Burglaries Overnight


Roscoe Police Are Reporting Numerous Burglaries Overnight. 

On 07-15-19 at 0120 hrs Roscoe Police were dispatched to the 11000 block of Valerian Way, located in the Chicory Ridge subdivision, for a possible in-progress burglary to motor vehicle and suspicious person leaving the area.

Sergeant Robert Lewis arrived in the area and located a male subject on a bicycle a short distance from Valerian Way. Sergeant Lewis made contact with the person, and after conducting an investigation, found the subject to be in possession of burglary tools and numerous other items.

The suspect, identified as 22-year-old Celestino M. Rocha of Rockford, was taken into custody and charged with possession of burglary tools, possession of stolen property, and criminal trespass to vehicle.

Roscoe Police have identified 6 vehicle burglaries and are still asking anyone who may have been affected to contact the police department.
Subjects identified as suspects are innocent until proven guilty

Numerous vehicle burglaries in the Chicory Ridge Subdivision over night.

Call Roscoe Police if your vehicle was entered.



Rockford Scanner™: Sources are reporting a bad rollover accident


Sources are reporting a bad rollover accident. 

It happened just after 10 pm tonight on N Main, south of Latham.

A truck has rolled over, and crashed into the nearby ditch.

Injuries were being reported.   Avoid the area for awhile.



Rockford Scanner™: House Fire Near Roscoe

HRFD:  ”  “Chief Shoevlin reports, “Harlem-Roscoe Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 10:45 PM for a possible structure fire on July 7th. Upon arrival of our first piece of apparatus, we encountered a basement filling with thick black smoke. Fire was located involving a dehumidifier and extinguished quickly with no injuries. Occupants were awakened by smoke detectors and exited the home with their pets prior to our arrival. The home sustained smoke damage but no structural damage.” Photos by Mckenna Donovan


Rockford Scanner™: Bad motorcycle accident near Roscoe, avoid the area


Sources are reporting a bad motorcycle accident near Roscoe.

It happened around 5 PM today near the area of Bridge Street and 251.

A vehicle in a motorcycle had collided near this intersection.  The motorcyclist is injured and still on the ground.  Witnesses said it appears the motorcyclist is injured badly.  But not yet confirmed.  You want to avoid this area for a while or expect delays.  The cause of the accident is under investigation.