Rockford Scanner™: Sources reporting a scene in Machesney Park

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This is what sources are reporting so far.  The police chase was first reported in Machesney Park near N Second. Reports of the vehicle was traveling over 100 MPH. During this time a Department of Homeland Security vehicle was rammed.  Unknown on injuries. The suspect vehicle proceeded to keep fleeing from police. They had a government helicopter in the air and was following the suspect vehicle. A short time later, reports were saying the vehicle crashed near Forest Hills and Landstrom.  Also reports of a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at the same location. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. Sources said they were able to catch a suspect at the scene. It is not yet known what the suspect was originally wanted for.  (Possibly drug related according to sources) Please avoid this area, numerous officers are working the scene and are diverting traffic. We will post updates as they become available

The vehicle crashed near Forest Hills and Landstrom.  Police have the alleged suspects in custody. Unknown on injuries.  Sounds like they might have hit a pedestrian near this location as well. Still developing, avoid the area

Video by Collin

Sources reporting a scene in Machesney Park

Several sources reporting numerous police going extremely fast down N Second st towards a scene near N Second and Harlem area.

At this time, it is not yet known what happened due to the police encryption.

All we can tell you is numerous police officers working a scene near this location, and to avoid the area.

We will try bringing you updates, if they become available

If you have info, please email us at

UPDATE: This is a police chase, a police helicopter is following the suspects. The suspect rammed a Department of Homeland Security vehicle during the chase. Still developing.

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Rockford Scanner™: Do You Recognize This Person? Wanted For Burglarizing A Local Business. Owner Offering A $10.000 REWARD

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Do You Recognize This Person?

Wanted For Burglarizing A Loves Park Business.

Owner Of The Business Is Offering A $10.000.00 REWARD

Recognize the clothing?  Recognize the person?  Recognize the bag?
You can remain anonymous, if you turn this suspect in!

Burglary happened December 2nd 2018 around 8:20 pm.

You can send us the tip at  and we can relay it to the police for you anonymously.

or call 779-238-1268
Watch the security camera footage below

Rockford Scanner™: Accident with injuries near Roscoe

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Accident with injuries near Roscoe


It happened near 251 and Hononegah near the SW corner.

Injuries are being reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Avoid the area or expect delays



Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase In Loves Park, Still Developing

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UPDATE:  Man ran from police. He hid in the rafters in the garage of the business. Unknown why the man ran from police. Police and the police K-9 were able to take the man into custody.

Sources are reporting a police chase in Loves Park around 2:30 pm today.

Details are minimal due to the encryption.

Several officers are chasing a suspect in the area of E Riverside, just East of N Second st.

Suspect was last seen northbound.

Loves Park Police and Winnebago County Sheriff are on scene chasing the suspect.  They have their guns drawn and a police k-9 assisting

Still developing, avoid the area. Check back later for updates

Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For Drugs After Being Stopped By Police




On 08/20/18 at about 12:41 a.m. Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jonathan Diaz, age 30 of Berwyn, for two counts of Possession of Controlled Substance and Possession of Cannabis with the Intent to Deliver, all three being felony charges, after a traffic stop in the 4000 block of South IL Route 251. Diaz was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held pending an appearance before a judge. Diaz was also cited for speeding



Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting Explosion Near Roscoe, Reports Of Injuries


UPDATE: 5253 Mccurry rd is the location. American Aluminum.  At least one person has been injured. Male victim burned on the arm. Everyone has been evacuated. Rockton was sending an ambulance.

John Stewart “I work here, dude accidentally drilled into a electric wire in the ground I guess
2nd degree burns on arm”

Sources are reporting an explosion in the Roscoe area. 

Reports of at least one person burned. 

It happened near American Metal Extrusion. 

Several emergency personnel are on scene and reports of them evacuating citizens nearby. 

No other details at this time. 

Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident Near Roscoe, Medical Helicopter Requested To The Scene

Update: Winnebago County Coroner Office said Laura Kraman passed away from blunt force trauma to the chest and head.

UPDATE – 6/10/18: The Winnebago County Coroner has released the name of the 34 year-old female who passed away on June 6, 2018.  Here name is Laura Kraman, of Roscoe, was pronounced dead at 12:50 a.m. Saturday morning, after a head-on collision with another car.


On Friday, June 8th 2018 at approximately 10:45 P.m., the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a multiple vehicle crash on Roscoe Rd just West of Gleasman Rd. The initial investigation revealed that one vehicle was Westbound on Roscoe Rd. Another vehicle was Eastbound on Roscoe Rd. just west of Gleasman Rd. The 2 vehicles (a silver 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe and an orange 2014 Dodge Journey) collided. There was significant damage to both vehicles. After this COLLISION, A second collision occurred before emergency personnel arrived on-scene. a third vehicle (Black 2018 Chevrolet Trailblazer) struck the Dodge Journey that was in the middle of Roscoe Rd. There was minor damage to the Chevrolet Trailblazer. All vehicles were occupied by only the drivers. The driver of the Dodge Journey was a 27 Year Old Female from Roscoe, IL. The driver of the of the Hyundai Santa Fe was a 34 Year Old female from Roscoe, IL. The driver of the Chevrolet Trailblazer was a 44 year old female from Roscoe, IL Harlem Roscoe Fire Personnel and MD-1 Medical Personnel were on-scene. The driver of the Hyundai Santa Fe was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet Trailblazer refused medical treatment at the scene. The driver of the Dodge Journey had to be extricated from the vehicle and was transported to a local hospital for serious injuries.

The identity of the deceased female will be released by the Winnebago County Coroner after they notify next of kin. alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. The investigation is ongoing. Once the investigation is completed the States Attorney will review the case.

Update: This is a possible fatal accident. Not yet confirmed.  

Police have Roscoe rd blocked off at Gleasman. Westbound. And at Chicory Ridge eastbound.

Several emergency personnel are still on scene as of 1am.

This is still developing. Avoid the area.

We will be posting updates as they become available.

Around 11 pm tonight several personnel were on scene of a serious auto accident near Roscoe. 

It happened in the area of Bridge st and Gleasman, near Roscoe. (See map) 

Injuries were reported. Sounds like they requested a medical helicopter to the scene, but it was unable to lift off due to the weather. 

Extrication was also requested, via a source. 

Please avoid the area or expect delays. 

Still developing


Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries in Loves Park

Around 5:20 pm today several emergency personnel were on scene of an accident with injuries in Loves Park. 

It happened in the Northbound lanes of N Second st, near River ln

Unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

A vehicle rear ended another vehicle near this location. 

Traffic is backed up a bit going Northbound, but there is still one lane still open for traffic.