Driver Flees Accident Scene, Only To Crash Into Tree Shortly Afterwards

Around 10 pm tonight emergency personnel were dispatched to N Second and Forest Hills in reference to a hit and run accident. A vehicle fled from this scene and crashed a short time later in the 1200 or 12000 block … Continue reading →

Citizen Detains Alleged Burglary Suspect, Medical Dispatched To Scene

  Around 9:16 pm several emergency personnel were dispatched to the 600 block of Marie in Machesney Park.  A suspect was caught allegedly breaking into a vehicle. The citizens detained the alleged suspect until police arrived on scene. They requested an … Continue reading →

Vehicle Crashes into Local Gas Station, Building Being Evacuated

  Around 6:30 pm several emergency personnel were dispatched to the Mobil Gas Station on N Second st in Roscoe/Machesney park. Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle has crashed into the building and there is now a gas leak. The … Continue reading →

Suspects Steal Siding Of Church in Machesney Park, Police K-9 Tracking Suspects

  Around 9 pm tonight several officers were dispatched for a theft call. Suspects were stealing the siding off of the side of a church. Police caught one suspect. They have a police K-9 tracking the suspects near N Second … Continue reading →