Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Scene Near A Local Elementary School



 

 

Several fans have been asking about what happened earlier near the Jackson Elementary School in Rockford. 

Jackson Elementary School is located near the 300 block of Summit. 

There were no calls in the immediate area of the school. 

But there was an “In Progress Property: Home Invasion/Burglary” in the 1200 block of Crosby around the same time everyone was asking. (11:40 am) 

Which is located down the road a block or so. 

No other information at this time. 

 

 








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™: Automobile accident with injuries causing long traffic delays

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Several sources are reporting an automobile accident on 20 in the eastbound lanes near the 11th St. bridge around 8 am this morning. Injuries were being reported but it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. Traffic is backed up for a long ways so avoid the area or expect long traffic delays. The cause of the accident is under investigation

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Victims At An Accident Scene In Boone County



 

 

 

Sources are reporting a serious accident scene in Boone County.

It happened approx. 4:40 pm today in the area of 173 and Poplar Grove rd

Multiple injuries were reported.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


OTHER BOONE COUNTY NOTES: Unrelated to this accident scene but sources are reporting traffic backed up near Newburg and Ispen








Rockford Scanner™: Several Police Officers Working A Scene On The West Side



UPDATE: RPD is saying this is a suspicious auto call


RPD said it was “Other Disorderly Conduct”

Note: RPD has previously labeled shooting victim calls this.


Sources are reporting a large police scene, several officers working another scene in Rockford. 

This happened in the area of Green and Webster, on the West side. 

Approx. 9 police squad cars and the police transport van are on scene.

At the time of writing this, RPD has yet to release any information.
Please avoid the area.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Police Chase in Rockford

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Sources are reporting the local police were chasing a vehicle at high speeds on the East side. 

The vehicle crashed in the area of Broadway and 31st. 

Sounds like the suspects fled on foot, but not confirmed. 

Several police officers and police K-9 are on scene. 

Photos are on our Facebook Page

Still developing. 

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Woman Possibly Kidnapped Downtown Rockford, While She Snap Chats Saying Someone Is Following Her

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UPDATE: RPD still has yet to release information on this.  But sources are reporting the woman in the video is now home safe. We can not confirm this yet, but wanted to give everyone an update. 


Several sources have contacted us and sent us the snap chat video of a woman who was allegedly downtown last night. While she was downtown, she snap chatted and said someone is following me and then the screen goes dark and you can hear muffled screams in the video. 

The video is posted on our FB page

We can not confirm this is true, but wanted to share just in case it was. 

RPD confirms there was a “Check for well being, at 205 W State just after 2 am. No other details were provided by the RPD and will not confirm nor deny if it is related to this video. 

If you see this woman or know anything, please call the police. 

The sheriff made a statement on this kind of stuff the other day ~ http://rockfordscanner.com/2018/08/21/rockford-scanner-sheriff-addresses-a-local-social-media-concern/








Rockford Scanner™: High Speed Police Chase Ends In A Crash, Multiple Injuries Reported

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Sources reporting a police chase, then the suspect vehicle crashed.

Just before 10:30 pm tonight, the police were chasing a vehicle. 

The vehicle crashed during the police chase. Possibly has rolled over onto its side.

It happened in the area of Green and Tay

Multiple injuries were being reported. At least 3 ambulances are on scene. 

Still developing. 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Stabbing Victim In Rockford, Still Developing



 

 

Sources were reporting a stabbing that happened in Rockford.

It happened in the area of Andrews and Oakwood around 10:15 PM.

One person was stabbed. Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

No suspect   this time.

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Child Hit By A Vehicle, Several Emergency Personnel En Route



 

 

Sources are reporting an accident with injuries in Rockford. 

It happened in the area of the 1800 block of Ogilby rd in Rockford. 

Injuries are being reported. Medical is en route to the scene. 

A child has been hit by a car. 

Avoid the area or expect delays

 








Rockford Scanner™: Three People Shot At One Scene in Rockford, Still Developing



 

 

 

On 08/25/18 at 5:25 am Rockford Police Officers responded to a call of shots fired at 4100 Auburn Street. Shortly after, 3 individuals arrived at separate Rockford area hospitals with non life threatening gunshot injuries. All three individuals indicated they had been shot in the 4100 block of Auburn Street.

This is an ongoing investigation and there is no further information at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is urged to call Rockford Police or the Rockford Area Crime Stoppers.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Beat The Victim During A Carjacking in Rockford



 

 

 

Details are minimal right now. 

Suspects beat the victim during a robbery and carjacking in Rockford. 

It happened on Auburn ct around 12:30 pm

The victim is bleeding from the head.  (Possibly shot)

The suspects stole the victims vehicle and then fled the scene. 

The vehicle is described as a White Lincoln SUV

If you see a White Lincoln SUV, call the police 

Still developing 

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: It was once again a violent night in Rockford last night.  At least two shooting victims, several shots fired and several robberies



 

It was once again a violent night in Rockford area last night. 

At least two shooting victims, several shots fired and several robberies. 

A shooting victim at Mercy Hospital. Unknown if it happened at the hospital or the victim was brought there.
The shooting victim was at the Mercy Hospital around 12:40 am. 

Another shooting victim in the 2400 block of N Bell School rd 

Numerous shots fired incidents: 

  • Main and Whitman
  • Westgate Parkway 
  • Cameron ave
  • Mcfarland rd
  • Crosby st
  • Huffman blvd
  • Acorn st
  • N Main 
  •  5th ave

Robberies at the following locations: 

  • Sun Valley Terrace
  • Westgate Parkway
  • Mcfarland
  • N Court 
  • Vincent ave

No suspect information on any of these violent crimes, due to the encryption.

It is safe to assume the suspects got away and are out committing more violent crimes……


 

 

Update: After posting this, the RPD did release the following:
On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 at approximately 7:21 p.m. Rockford Police responded to the area of 1600 5th Ave. for several calls of shots fired. Upon arrival Officers discovered an outbuilding to a residence which had been struck by gunfire while citizens were nearby. No one was struck by gunfire and no injuries were reported.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or the Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.








Rockford Scanner™: Man Charged After Hitting & Killing A Bicyclist Earlier Today



 

 

 

On Thursday, August 23rd at approximately 4:37 am, the DeKalb Police Department responded to a traffic accident in the 800 block of East Fairview Drive. The initial investigation showed that a 2015 Jeep Cherokee driven by Jonathan Wood was traveling east on Fairview Drive. Wood’s vehicle crossed the fog line for eastbound traffic and struck a bicyclist who was also traveling east. Wood was the sole occupant in his vehicle. The bicyclist sustained life-threatening injuries, was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital, and died as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash. The identity of the bicyclist is being withheld pending notification of the family by the DeKalb County Coroner.

The DeKalb Police Department received assistance from the Illinois State Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office during the investigation.

The DeKalb Police Department has charged Wood with Improper Overtaking, Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident, and Improper Lane Usage. Wood is scheduled to appear in court on 09/28/2018. The investigation into any additional contributing factors is ongoing.

Offender: Jonathan D. Wood
M/W 34 years of age
Genoa, IL

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating A Murder, Victim Stabbed To Death



 

 

 

 Sources are reporting a murder near the Janesville area. 

The victim was at the Mercy Hospital and was being treated when he passed away from his injuries. 

The victim was stabbed in the chest area. 

The victim Robert Thomas jr approx. 26 years old from Janesville. 

The suspect Sarina Stone (Sp?) approx. 20 years old from Janesville was arrested for 1st degree murder. 

The suspect and the victim got into an argument in the 2700 block of Wall st, then she stabbed him in the chest. After stabbing him in the chest she drove him to the emergency room. 

This is the 1st homicide in 2018 in Janesville. 

Still developing. 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries Involving Several Children, Still Developing

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Sources are reporting a serious accident in Boone County.

It happened around 1 pm today in the area of Newburg and Ispen.

Reports of a vehicle that had several children in it, was involved in the accident.

Unknown on the severity of the injuries at the time of posting this.

Several emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries, Three Vehicles Involved

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UPDATE: 2nd ambulance dispatched to the scene

 

 Around 10 am this morning several emergency personnel were responding to an accident with injuries. 

It happened at the intersection of E Riverside and Mulford. 

Three vehicles are reported to be involved. 

Injuries were being reported, an ambulance is en route. 

This accident is causing traffic delays, avoid the area

 

 








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™: Sources Reporting Several Officers Working A Scene At A Rockford Business



 

 

 

Several sources were reporting a lot of police officers at the Walgreens on Charles st in Rockford just after 1:30 am. 

Sources said there was a shooting/robbery.  RPD has yet to release information on it. 

Their call log shows “In Progress Person”  RPD labels shooting, stabbing, robberies as this in their call log. 

No other information is available at this time. 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident, Possible Head On With A Semi Involved

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Several sources are reporting a very serious accident in Boone County. 

It happened in the area of Genoa and bypass 20. 

Reports of a head on collision near this intersection. 

A semi is involved, along with up to 3 other vehicles. 

Injuries were reported.  Unconfirmed but some may be life threatening. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation

Credit: Brian M.