Rockford Scanner™:Shooting in Rockford, Police Investigating




 

Several sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel were working a scene a little after 6 pm today near Auburn and Central.  

Sources said several gunshots were fired and at least one person was struck by the gunfire.  It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

We have been told it is possible life threatening, but police have not confirmed anything or released any information. No suspect information. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Victim Stabbed in Rockford, Possibly During A Robbery.




Sources are reporting a stabbing victim in Rockford. It happened around 7:15 pm tonight. 

There is one person that has been stabbed at the pavilion inside the Fairgrounds Park on Kilburn, just feet from the RPD district 1 HQ. 

The victim has been stabbed in the leg. We have been told the stabbing happened during a robbery, but not confirmed. 

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Rockford Scanner™: Officers Hear Gunshots, Vehicle Struck By Gunfire




 

On Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at 0101 hours Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 700 Island Ave. reference numerous cars in the area. Upon arrival Officers heard gunshots.

An occupied vehicle was later located struck by gunfire once. No injuries were reported. Occupant of vehicle advised having heard gunshots and vehicle had been struck once. A dark colored vehicle was seen fleeing the area.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Structure fire call in Rockford




 

Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford.

It happened around 10 pm near 3206 Alliance.

Reports of a dryer that has caught on fire inside the residence. The residence is filling up with smoke. Smoke and flames are showing. RFD is en route.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Another Man Charged In The Murder of Jamie Stephens




On Monday, December 10, 2018 at approximately 1:20 p.m., the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the 9200 block of Knapp Rd. in rural Winnebago County for a deceased male. Deputies found a deceased male off the roadway in a tree line. It appeared as if the male was intentionally disposed of at this location and did not live in the area.

An autopsy was performed by the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office and the victim was identified as Jamie R. Stephens (age 31) of Rockford and the cause of death was due to several gunshot wounds.

On January 23, 2019, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Nickles T. Parks 4/22/92 and charged him with 1st Degree Murder, Armed Robbery and Concealing a Homicidal Death. He is currently in the Winnebago County Jail.

On March 20, 2019, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilynn Hite Ross authorized charges against a second suspect and Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for the following person:

~Joshua J. Whittie 1/2/00 of Rockford

-First Degree Murder
-Armed Robbery
-Concealing a Homicidal Death

**Whittie is currently in Custody at another corrections facility**

The charges against Parks and Whittie are merely accusations and they are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Several Area Fire Departments Battling A House Fire 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.


 

Just after 11 pm tonight several area fire departments were battling a house fire in Rockford.

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