Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Police Investigating Another Armed Robbery, On The East Side



 

 

 

On 8/28/18 at 8:53 pm Rockford Police Officers responded to the 2200 block of S. 4th St for a report of an armed robbery to citizens.

Officers learned the victims just parked their vehicle in the 2200 block of S. 4th St. when a gold or brown SUV stopped in front of them. Two suspects exited the SUV armed with handguns.

The suspects demanded money and property from the victims. After the suspects took the property they returned to the SUV and it fled south bound from the scene. No injuries were reported.

Both suspects were described as follows:

Black male, about 25 years old, armed with a handgun

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Standoff in Rockford, Possible Hostage Situation With Shots Fired

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Update: RPD confirms a “Weapons Violation”
RPD say they log their shots fired calls as “Weapons Violations”


Several sources reporting a hostage situation in Rockford.

Sources are also reporting shots were fired, unknown on injuries.

It is currently happening in the area of the 1600 block of S 4th in Rockford.

Officers have the house surrounded and have their rifles and a sniper on scene.

Still developing.  Photos on our Facebook page.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Possible Stabbing, Reports Of The Boyfriend Stabbing The Female Victim



 

 

Around 2:15 pm today , emergency personnel were responding to a possible stabbing victim in Rockford. 

It happened in the area of the 2200 block of S 4th st. 

Reports of a possible stabbing victim near this location. 

Caller says her boyfriend stabbed her. 

Emergency personnel are en route. 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Happy 4th of July!



 

 


Happy 4th of July! 

Today is one of my favorite days of the year! 

I hope everyone has a safe and wonderful 4th of July!

Send us your 4th off July celebration or firework videos, to RockfordScanner@Gmail.com

It is going to be a beautiful day out there, High of 90 degrees.  There is a slight chance of storms between 3pm and 6 pm. But that should not effect the fireworks displays.  

I plan on attending the Downtown or Shorewood Park fire works.  I have yet to make up my mind. Both are good.  So if you see me, feel free to stop and say hi! 🙂 

I will probably be streaming LIVE, the fireworks display on our Facebook page at  Rockford Scanner Facebook Page

If you fly your quad-copter (AKA: Drones)  I would love to see those videos!  
Note: Just be sure to call the RFD tower to request flight clearance if you are within 5 miles of the airport. They do grant clearance all the time to quad-copter pilots.
The RFD tower number is: 815-484-5312

Remember, if you are lighting off fireworks, the police plan on cracking down on that again this year.  So do so at your own discretion. 

I hate to be the Debbie Downer and tell you that, because I love fireworks. But the law is the law.  

I hope everyone has a safe and wonderful 4th of July!  ~ Rickie Traeger


(WIFR) – The Fourth of July means family time, cookouts and most notably, fireworks.

Here is a list of fireworks happening around the stateline. All shows are on the Fourth of July unless otherwise noted. Some events may come with a fee.

– Rockford at Davis Park, 211 N. Main Street.

– ComEd Independence Day Spectacular at the Starlight Theatre, 3301 N. Mulford Road. The show starts at 8 p.m. on July 3. Purchase tickets by clicking here or call 815-921-2160.

– Fireworks Extravaganza at Rockford Speedway, 1601 West Lane Road. The show starts at 7:05 p.m. on July 4. Purchase tickets by clicking here or call 815-633-1500.

– Cherry Valley at Baumann Park

– DeKalb at Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road

– Freeport at Stephenson County Fairgrounds, 2250 S. Walnut Road on July 7

– Kirkland at Hiawatha High School, 410 First Street

– Winnebago at Winnebago High School, 200 E. McNair Road

– Mount Morris at David L. Rahn Jr. High School, 105 W. Brayton Road

– Byron at the Byron Dragway, 7287 River Road

– Dixon at the Petunia Festival in downtown Dixon

– Janesville at Traxler Park

– Beloit at Riverside Park, 1340 Riverside Drive

– Sharon, Wis. at Goodland Park

– Stockton at Stockton Memorial Park on Highway 20

If you are not able to attend the fireworks tonight, our good friends at WTVO is also going to be doing their thing on TV.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Rock Cut Plans On Opening The Beach For 4th Of July



 

It is official. We passed the last health department inspection last night. Shower is up and running. More are coming.

Olson beach will open today at noon.

$5 a person/day, under 48″ $2.50, and children under 3 are free.

We are looking for more help. We need 2-3 more people to help with this expansion. Contact the concession for more information. 815-885-4740

 

 


 If you have heard the news, we are taking over Olson Beach.

Our target to open is July 4th. We will limit beach use to 400 people at a time. These are health department guidelines.

We are also keeping it family friendly and affordable. It will be $5 a day, anyone 48″ or shorter will be half price or $2.50 and anyone 3 years old or younger will be free.

Spread the work and let your friends know.

This is a work in progress but we hope to make the best beach in the area.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For Drugs, After A Traffic Stop In Rockford

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Over the last several weeks, Rockford Police SCOPE officers have been receiving complaints from concerned citizens regarding the sale of narcotics occurring in the 2000 block of South Fourth Street. As a result of these complaints, Rockford SCOPE officers conducted an investigation.

On May 25th, 2018, shortly after 7 pm, Rockford SCOPE officers were on patrol in the 2000 block of South Fourth Street when they stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. They identified the driver as 58-year-old Rockford resident, Rickey Pulliam. Investigation revealed that Pulliam was in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine and cash. He was taken into custody.

The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office was contacted. They authorized charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine 10-30 grams and Failure to Signal. Pulliam was transported to the Winnebago County Jail and lodged. A photo is attached. This is an on-going investigation. No further information is available at this time.

The charges against Pulliam are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

 



Rockford Scanner™: High Speed Police Chase Ends In An Accident in Rockford





Several sources are reporting there was a high speed chase in Rockford.

Details are minimal due to the encryption.

Sources are reporting a vehicle fled from police,  police chased the vehicle and then vehicle the crashed near Buckbee st

It happened around 10:30 pm.   A short time later medical was dispatched to that same area, but did not say why over the air. 

We will post updates as they become available


Video by Jessica Macias