Rockford Scanner™: Armed Robbery Call At Best Buy



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UPDATE:

Aggravated Robbery: On Sunday, January 6, 2019, shortly after 7:30 p.m., Rockford Police officers were called to Best Buy (281 Deane Drive) for a robbery. There, officers learned the 19-year-old suspect entered the store and loaded a cart with video gaming equipment. An employee approached the suspect, who then implied he had a weapon and fled the store. The suspect vehicle, a blue minivan, was located and stopped a short time later near East State Street and Mill Road. Officers took the four occupants in the minivan into custody. Upon further review of the case, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the below listed charges.

Jakari Smith, 19, Rockford: Aggravated Robbery

Torrence Lewis, 21, Rockford: Aggravated Robbery

Smith and Lewis were lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. A 16-year-old female was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center for probation violation. The fourth person in the suspect vehicle was released without charges.

The charges against Smith, Lewis, and the juvenile female are merely accusations. They are considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.


Sources are reporting an armed robbery at the Best Buy just before 8 pm.

RPD confirmed a robbery call at the Best Buy, but have not released any other details at this time.

Unknown if it is related to this incident or not: http://rockfordscanner.com/2019/01/06/rockford-scanner-police-have-guns-drawn-on-people-on-a-busy-rockford-road/

The RPD had a dark colored van stopped and had the occupants at gunpoint at E State and Mill around the same time the robbery call happened.


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Rockford Scanner™: Apartment Complex Struck By Gunfire in Rockford



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On 12/30/2018 at 5:30 PM Rockford Police Officers responded to 1200 Auburn Court, Rockford, Illinois reference several calls of shots fired.

While officers were on scene, a resident at 1230 Auburn Court #3, Rockford, Illinois advised that their apartment had been struck by gun fire.

Officers found that apartment #3 had been struck twice by gun fire. The victim suffered no physical injuries as a result of this shooting. There was no suspect developed during this investigation. ID Unit processed the scene.


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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Battling A Structure Fire



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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford.

It happened in the area of 814 Royal ave in Rockford.

Reports of a structure on fire. Possibly a detached garage that is on fire.

Unknown on injuries.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Flames and smoke are showing.  Still developing

 


RFD: Rockford Fire is on scene at 800 Royal Avenue for a garage fire. Engine 6 is first on scene and reports flames and smoke are visible from the detached garage.


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Rockford Scanner™: Emergency Personnel On Scene Of A Serious Accident On The East Side



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Emergency Personnel On Scene Of A Serious Accident On The East Side

It happened in the 2100 block of 7th st, around 1:15 am

There is an accident near this intersection.

Injuries are being reported. A female victim is unconscious.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Avoid this area for awhile.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department battling a house fire, Possibly started near the fireplace



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Sources are reporting a residential fire in Rockford.

Several emergency personnel are on scene out of a possible house fire in the 900 block of N. Court St.

Emergency personnel are on scene and confirm there is a fire in the chimney of the residence.

It sounds like the fire may have started near the fireplace.
The cause of the fire is under investigation

This is still developing

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Woman Kidnapped, Beaten And Robbed in Rockford



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Suspects kidnapped a woman on 7th street and they beat her and robbed her and then dumped her out of the car in the ally between 9th and 10th ave behind s. 6th street.

Suspects are two black males and a white female. Suspects are in a Grey older model Nissan, with a loud exhaust, no hub caps some rust. Last seen northbound

They stole her phone and about $40

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Injuries Being Reported At An Accident Scene, Avoid The Area



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Update from a party that was involved:
Hello! I was wondering if you were able to make a post about the car accident that happened on 9th and Harrison yesterday right before 2pm to see if there were any witnesses. Because I was in the accident and the lady that hit me ran the red light, but there are no calls into 911 or anything. And I was just wondering if you were able to help. Thank you.

If you witnessed the accident, contact – CLICK HERE


Around 2 pm today, sources were reporting there is a bad accident in Rockford.

It happened in the area of 9th and Harrison.

Multiple injuries are being reported. At least 3 ambulances have been dispatched to the scene.  Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Sounds like most of the intersection is blocked off, so please avoid the area.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident in Boone County



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Sources are reporting a rollover accident in Boone County.

It happened on poplar Grove rd just North of Beaver

A vehicle has rolled over near this location.

Female occupant is out of the vehicle.

Unknown on injuries.

Emergency personnel are en route.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating An Armed Robbery in Rockford



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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

On Wednesday December 19th, 2018 at 7:28pm, Rockford Officer’s responded to 3201 Gilbert Ave in reference to an attempted robbery.

Through further investigation, they learned that the suspect called in a pizza delivery for that address and attempted to rob the pizza delivery person in the parking lot.

The suspect held a loaded rifle magazine in his hand, pointed it at the delivery person, and demanded property from him.  A struggle ensued between both individuals prior to the suspect fleeing on foot southbound.

No property was taken and the victim was not injured.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 27-35 years of age, 5’08”, 155 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

This is an on-going investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.


Sources are reporting an armed robbery that happened in Rockford.

Numerous police and police k-9 are on scene of an armed robbery in the 3200 block of Gilbert. (Near Kilburn)

The victim is a pizza delivery driver

Suspects got away, police are searching the area.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident In Rockford, Still Developing. Avoid The Area



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Several source are reporting a serious accident in Rockford.

It happened this evening in the area of Kilburn between School st and Auburn.

Injuries were reported.

We been told life threatening injuries, but not confirmed.

The road is blocked off and are diverting traffic.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


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