Rockford Scanner™: Victim Robbed & Ran Over By A Vehicle, Suspect Gets Away

We sat on this story and waited for RPD and the local news to release information. Neither has, so we are posting this.

Sources are reporting a robbery/hit & run. 

Sources are reporting a man was robbed and ran over by a vehicle. 

It happened earlier today near Kilburn and Auburn. 

Victim sustained injuries and was transported to a local ER. 

Suspect is a black male, approx. 30 years old, dreads.
Last seen in a Marroon vehicle. 



Rockford Scanner™: Bad Accident in Rockford, Traffic Investigator Investigating

Around midnight there was a bad accident in Rockford.

It happened 1 block East of Auburn and Kilburn.

Major damage to one of the vehicles involved.

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

A traffic investigator, was investigating the scene.


Rockford Scanner™: Jet Ski Accident On The Rock River



Around 6 pm today several emergency personnel were responding to the Rock River.

A jet ski has crashed just north of the Auburn st bridge.

Injuries are being reported.   Reports of 2 victims.
Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Still developing.



Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Police From Several Agencies Working A Scene

Sources are reporting a scene on the west side.

Several police officers from multiple police agencies have a perimeter set up in the area of Auburn and Springfield.

We have been told there was a chase with a white vehicle, that ended up near this location. Sounds like the vehicle may have crashed into a nearby cornfield.  The suspects then fled from the scene on foot and police have setup a perimeter.

If you live in the area, or are in the area. Stay inside, just in case they have a police k-9 assisting. No other information is available.

Lindsay Marie Mailand   “We have dogs an helicopter looking”

Savanna Kae


Rockford Scanner™: One Injured In An Apartment Fire in Rockford

George Bower

UPDATE: Sources said a firefighter was also injured and was transported to a local hospital. The firefighter was treated and released.

Sources are reporting an apartment fire around 1 am near 1212 North Horace ave. 

At least one victim has been injured. Victim has burned their hands.

This is a 2 apartment complex. The flames are coming from the living room of the upper apartment. 

Several pets are inside the apartment. 

A MABAS box 11 has been toned out, several area fire departments are en route. 

UPDATE: Neighbors told us they heard very large fireworks in the area, just prior to the fire. It is unknown on the cause of the fire at this time. Several emergency personnel from several area jurisdictions were on scene battling the fire.  The victims injuries are believed to be non life threatening, emergency personnel has yet to confirm this.

George Bower
George Bower

George Bower
George Bower
Nick Wayne


Rockford Scanner™: Suspects viciously beat a victim with a hammer in Rockford


On Sunday shortly before 7 PM.  The Rockford police responded to the McDonald’s at 3710 Auburn in reference to an injured person. 

When officers arrived they located a 24-year-old male suffering from a head injury. The incident occurred a few minutes prior at the Family Dollar at 3824 Auburn St. 

The victim exited the store and three suspects battered the victim.  One of the suspects was armed with a hammer and viciously beat the victim.  The victim was transported to a nearby hospital.

The suspects are described as three black males in their 20s.  The first suspect was last seen wearing a camouflage hat, yellow shirt, camouflage pants and white shoes. 

The second suspect was armed with the hammer had short dreadlocks and was last seen wearing a red shirt and blue jeans. 

The third suspect had long dreadlocks and was last seen wearing a white shirt and red pants. 

Anybody with information should please contact the Rockford Police Department


Rockford Scanner™: Motorcyclist Crashes Into A Pole, Injuries Reported

Sources are reporting a motorcycle accident in Rockford.

It happened around 7:30 pm on N Second st near the Spring Creek exit, in the northbound lanes.

The motorcyclists is reported to have hit a pole and crashed and is now laying in the grassy area nearby. Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Avoid the area.


Rockford Scanner™: RS Fan Asking For Your Help Locating A Hit & Run Suspect

Montana Sticks sent us the following:

“Good afternoon last night my car was hit at the round about on North Main and Auburn the driver pulled off I got a picture of her suv…

Could you post it and see if anyone can identify who it was because the police are not helping me.

It was a dark color suv that pulled over then took off. It was a white female medium built with short dark hair.”


Rockford Scanner™: 3 Year old Child Maced, Mother Beaten Up And Maced in Rockford


Sources are reporting a scene in Rockford. 

It happened around 6:15 pm tonight at Auburn Manor. 

A 3 year old child was maced and the mother was beaten up and maced.

The mother was holding the child when the suspects beat her up and maced her and the 3 year old. 

Suspects fled on foot.
Unknown on the description, due to the encryption. 

Still developing