Rockford Scanner™: Medical Incident Inside A Vehicle in Rockford

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Just before 3:30 pm today, Sources reporting a man having a possible heart attack or a medical incident in area of Spring Creek and Parkview in a Grey Hyundai.

Unknown on the victims condition. Emergency personnel are on scene.



Rockford Scanner™: Disorderly Suspects Pull Gun On Victim in Rockford

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Source reporting: 

At Kishwaukee and 15th ave around noon today,  3 black males throwing objects at a vehicle and taunting the passengers in the vehicle.

When they confronted these people one of the suspects pulled a gun out, but all three subjects took off when the police were being called.

Police took over a half hour to respond

Police asked why it took them over a half hour to call, attempting to place blame on the victim.

They called police immediately, it took RPD over a half hour to respond.

They were able to get video from a business nearby, but were unable to locate the subjects.



Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting A Child in Rockford

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SEX ASSAULT ARREST: Over the last several months, detectives from the Rockford Police Department’s Sensitive Crimes Unit investigated a report of the sexual assault of a child under the age of 13 in the 600 block of Hartford Avenue. The suspect, who is an acquaintance of the family, was identified as 18-year-old Isaiah King.

The investigation was later reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office, the below listed charge was authorized, and a warrant was obtained. King was subsequently arrested during a traffic stop Sunday, September 17, 2018

Isaiah King, 18, Rockford: Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault

King was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail with a bond set at $100,000. The charge against King is merely an accusation. As in all criminal cases, the suspect is considered innocent unless proven guilty.


Rockford Scanner™: Female Shot During A Drive By Shooting in Rockford

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At approximately 4:07 am on Monday, September 17, 2018 officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to the 300 block of Mc Lain Street in reference to a shooting. Officers located one female victim. While on-scene officers learned two additional male victims arrived at a local hospital. Two of the victims had non-life-threatening injuries. The third victim is in serious condition, but stable condition.

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 Crimestoppers at (815) 963-7867.


Rockford Scanner™: Two People Arrest For Controlled Substances

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On 09/12/18 at 7:48 pm, Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Il Rt 72 at Mill Rd for a traffic violation.

After a positive K9 indication, the vehicle was searched and driver David W Richards, age 27 of Sterling was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance (x2), Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, Possession of Drug Equipment and Driving While License Suspended.

Richards was also given civil citations for Unlawful Possession of Cannabis under 10 Grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

The front seat passenger, Kasey Orr age 38 of Sterling was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Equipment.

Both subjects were transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.





Rockford Scanner™: Security Guard Beaten Up At A Rockford Business




Sources are reporting a security guard was beaten up at a Rockford business. 

It happened around 11 pm at the Walmart on W Riverside. 

Reports of the security guard was beaten up and needed medical attention, on the grocery side of the store. 

Unknown on the suspect information, due to the encryption. 



Rockford Scanner™: Death Investigation in Rockford

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Sources are reporting a death investigation in Rockford

Around 6:40 PM today emergency personnel were responding to a death investigation call.

It happened in the 500 block of Indian Terrace

Reports of a male victim was found at the bottom of the stairs at a residence.

The person was found deceased at the bottom of the stairs.

It is not yet known if the victim fell down the stairs or passed away from other means. Winnebago County coroner’s office are investigating




Rockford Scanner™: Serious Rollover Accident, Vehicle On Fire And A Person Trapped Inside

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Around 6:40 PM several emergency personnel were responding to a serious rollover accident in Boone County.

There is a rollover accident near the Belvidere North High School, Near Beloit Rd.

A vehicle has rolled over and at least one person is trapped inside the vehicle and the vehicle is reported to be on fire.

Several emergency personnel are in route to the scene.

This is still developing

Update:  Initial reports are saying the driver of the vehicle attempted to pass another vehicle when it lost control and crashed.  Emergency personnel were performing life saving measures on the victim.

Update 2 pm 9/17/2018: We have received several reports that the victim has passed away. We have yet to confirm this.


Earlier update: The victims were able to escape the vehicle. It was originally reported as the vehicle was on fire but when emergency personnel arrived on scene the fire was either extinguished or it was not on fire at all. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Please avoid the area or expect traffic delays.


Rockford Scanner™: Victims Restrain Suspect For The Rockford Police, Suspect Arrested

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VICTIM RESTRAINS SUSPECT: On Sunday, September 16, 2018, at approximately 1:00 a.m., Rockford Police officers were called to the 1000 block of 14th Street for a burglary to a vehicle.

Before officers arrived, they learned the victim and his sister followed the suspect vehicle after the suspect broke into the male victim’s truck. The suspect pulled his vehicle over at 16th Street and 10th Avenue, got out and confronted the male victim.

The two got into a physical altercation before the male victim tackled the suspect to the ground and held him there until officers arrived a few minutes later. The suspect was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries sustained during the altercation. A stolen vehicle was also recovered.

Upon further review, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the below listed charges against the suspect.

Rodriquez Bunton, 44, Rockford: Burglary to a Vehicle, Aggravated Battery, Unlawful Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

Bunton was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Bunton are merely accusations. As in all cases, the suspect is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.


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™: Sources reporting a shooting victim in Ogle County, Possibly at a park

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RS Fan Tim Berogan and a few other fans are reporting a person shot down in Ogle County area.  

Details are minimal right now. 

A man was shot, possibly in the neck area. 

It happened around the Castle Rock Park area. Unknown if it happened at the park, or near it.  

Unknown on the victims condition, or suspect information. 

Details are still developing. Check back later for updates. 



Rockford Scanner™: Sources reporting another violent crime in Rockford, RPD Says “No Comment”

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Several sources have contacted us this morning in reference to numerous police officers working a scene in the area of Midway, Pierce, Paradise, Overdene. 

It sounds like police may have had a police perimeter set up in the area for a violent crime suspect.  We were told that there was a shooting incident in the area and police were looking for the alleged suspect.  But it is not yet confirmed.

Rockford police said no comment and their call log shows no police calls in that area around the time that everybody was reporting multiple police officers in that area.  

As you know the Rockford police and local police encrypted the police radio systems, and now they said there’s no comment on this call so we just have to wait and see if the police decide to release any information to the public. 

We will try to update this if more information becomes available

Update: After posting this, another source said this:
Sue Mitchell  “He crashed his truck in neighbors yard and took off running police on his heels he jumped out while truck was crashing”


Rockford Scanner™: Another violent night and weekend in the city of Rockford

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it was another violent night in the city of Rockford

Below are just a couple of the violent crime police calls.

In progress person:Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery, Kidnapping & In Progress Property: Home invasion, burglary

Weapons violations/Shots Fired:

Below are the medical assist calls. As you know the local police label some major violent crimes such as murders,  as medical assist. not all of these medical assistants are violent crimes but is safe to assume some of them might be because of the previous actions and labeling from the local police.






Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Responding To A House Fire


Just before 3:30 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a house fire on the East side. 

The house fire call is in the 4600 block of Bamburg ave

Reports of flames coming from the back part of the residence. 

The residents have evacuated the house. 

No other information at this time. 



Rockford Scanner™: Double Overdose Victims In Rockford

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Around 3 am this morning several emergency personnel were responding to a double overdose call.

Two people have overdosed on Greenview ave.

It was not known what the two victims had overdosed on.

Emergency personnel were doing life saving measures on the victims.

No other information at this time.



Rockford Scanner™: More Shots Ring Out In Rockford, police Investigating

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On Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at about 9:19 pm Rockford Police Officers responded to the 2800 block of 18th Street. for calls of shots fired. Upon arrival Officers located a residence which had been struck by gunfire multiple times. No injuries were reported. No suspect information at this time.

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 Crimestoppers at (815) 963-7867.

Sources reporting more shots rang out in Rockford this evening.

This time the shooting happened near 18th st and Reed.

Police are on scene investigating, and searching for shell casings.

We have someone en route to the scene to get photos and more information.
Be sure to check back later for updates.

Below is a list of some recent shots fired incidents in Rockford that were reported to the RPD

Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating Another Armed Robbery in Rockford

Sources are reporting another armed robbery in Rockford. 

This robbery happened in the 2700 block of School st 

A citizen was robbed by 2 suspects. 

#1 Black male, wearing black shirt and blue shorts. 

#2 Female black, dreads and wearing a grey shirt. 

Armed with a weapon. 

Last seen southbound on foot. 




Rockford Scanner™: Water Rescue In The Local River, Still Developing

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Just before 5 pm today, several units were responding to a water rescue in the Rock River. 

A subject is reported to be in the Rock River near the Whitman st bridge area. 

Subject is reported to be in the middle of the river on the North side of the bridge

Several units are responding.  Still developing



Rockford Scanner™: Caught On Video, Local Police Clear out A Large Crowd At A Gas Station




Around 2 am numerous police officers from the Rockford Police and Winnebago County Sheriff, did some crowd control at a Rockford gas station. 

It happened at the Citgo on Auburn, near the Auburn Manor. 

A large crowd gathered in the parking lot just prior to the police showing up.  

Several police officers swarmed the parking lot and moved everyone along. Some people fled when officers arrived and some officers chased the suspects fleeing. 

No reports of injuries or arrests.