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