Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Armed Robberies, Police Searching For Suspect



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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.

 

WANTED MAN: A Rockford man is wanted in connection to two armed robberies within the past week. On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 shortly before 7:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Boost Mobile (3201 Auburn Street) in reference to an armed robbery.

Officers learned the male suspect, armed with a handgun, robbed the business of money and fled. At approximately 7:20 p.m., Rockford Police officers were called to S&H Tobacco (2744 11th Street) for a report of an armed robbery. Officers learned the suspect entered the business, pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money. The suspect then fled the business with the money. No one was hurt in either incident.

Detectives from the Rockford Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit conducted a follow-up investigation into the incidents. Subsequently, the suspect was identified as 24-year-old Janathan Turner. The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the cases, authorized charges, and a warrant was obtained for Turner on December 13, 2018.

Janathan Turner, 24, Rockford: Armed Robbery (2 Counts)

Detectives are investigating the possibility that Turner may be responsible for other similar robberies.

Turner is not in custody and remains at large. His bond is set at $250,000. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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Rockford Scanner™: Police Arrest Suspects In An Armed Robbery



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Armed Robbery: On Friday, December 14, 2018 at approximately 7:15 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the 1200 block of Benton Street in reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned the 32-year-old male victim had met with two juvenile females in the area. While talking with the females, two male suspects, one armed with a firearm, approached the victim and ordered him out of his vehicle. The victim was struck in the head before he was robbed of cash and property. The two females and two male suspects fled on foot.

A short time later, SCOPE officers took one of the females and two male suspects into custody in the 1200 block of Crosby Street. The second juvenile female was located at a residence on Daisy Avenue. Both female juveniles were arrested on outstanding warrants. The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and authorized the below listed charges against the suspects.

Marcus Bergman, 33, Rockford: Armed Robbery

Delano Jones, 18, Rockford: Armed Robbery

Juvenile Female, 17, Rockford: Parole Violation (Warrant)

Juvenile Female, 17, Rockford: Parole Violation (Warrant)

Jones and Bergman were lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. Both females were lodged in the Juvenile Detention Center. The charges against them are merely accusations. All four suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.

 

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Armed robbery to a citizen just happened in Rockford, Suspect gets away



 

Just after 1 AM, Sources were reporting and arm robbery on Rockford West-side.

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Rockford Scanner™: Gunfire Exchanged During An Armed Robbery On The East Side



UPDATE:  The victim involved was an off duty police officer and her acquaintance. Suspects fired their gun at them during the robbery, then the off duty officer returned fire at the suspect. The suspect was able to get away. The business and a vehicle were struck by gunfire. No reports of injuries.


Just before 11 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were responding to an armed robbery with shots fired. 

Sources are reporting gunfire was exchanged during an armed robbery in Rockford. 

It happened to a citizen near a business (Cucina Di Rosa) near Bell School on the East side. 

The victim shot back at the suspect, during the robbery 

Suspect is described as a Male black, 5’6 and thin build, dark clothing. 

Last seen near Bell School on foot. 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Another Local Bar Robbed At Gunpoint, Police Searching For The Suspects




We can use your help as we are investigating an armed robbery at The Tavern bar, 1567 Madison Road, that occurred at 1:37 a.m. this morning.

There were two suspects involved in the robbery. One suspect is described as a black male wearing a red baseball hat with long dreadlocks, a white T-shirt, dark-colored basketball shorts and a white cover over his face; he was also armed with a silver/chrome revolver. The second suspect was described as black male with a bald head wearing a blue T-shirt, blue jeans, white tennis shoes and a white cover over his face; he was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.

The suspects stole cash from the bar and fled the area in a silver four-door Pontiac Grand Prix. No injuries occurred during the robbery, however, the suspects are considered armed and dangerous.

If you have information about the identity of these two individuals, please contact Rock County Communications Center at 608-757-2244