Vehicle crashes into a tree, Driver is slumped over



Around 1 AM this morning several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of 10709 Grange Hall rd.

Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle has crashed into a tree and the driver is slumped over.

Injuries were being reported but not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation



Rollover accident with injuries, One person trapped inside the vehicle


UPDATE: REACT Helicopter requested to the scene

Around 3 PM today, several emergency personnel were dispatched to a rollover accident near Hunter and Route 76 in Boone County. Scanner traffic is saying there is a one vehicle rollover accident just east of the intersection. One person is trapped inside the vehicle. Injuries are being reported.


4 People Arrested For Aggravated Battery, One Person In Critical Condition


SAMUEL E VALADEZ, 24 years old of Harvard, Illinois was charged with Aggravated Battery, great bodily harm, (class 3 felony). Valadez remains in the Boone County Jail with no bond. A class 3 felony is punishable by two (2) to five (5) years in the Department of Corrections.

3 – 17 year old males of Belvidere, Harvard, and Poplar Grove, Illinois were also arrested and lodged into the Winnebago County Juvenile Detention Center.

On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at approximately 5:15 pm Belvidere Patrol Officers, and Boone County Deputies responded to the 300 block of W. Lincoln Ave. for a fight in progress. Officers arrived on scene with Lifeline Ambulance, and Belvidere Fire Department personnel and began performing first aid on a 19 year old male who had been the victim of an Aggravated Battery. Lifeline Ambulance transported the victim to St. Anthony Hospital where his condition was stabilized but critical.

Belvidere Police Officers and Detectives began a preliminary investigation and identified several witnesses who provided suspect information. Boone County Deputies located several subjects in the area of W. Jackson St. and Garden Drive. After conducting suspect and witness interviews, the Boone County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized Aggravated Battery charges against Valadez. Two of the four individuals who were arrested had a gang affiliation but it is unknown at this time if the reason for this senseless crime was motivated by those gang ties.

The Belvidere Police have reason to believe there were additional witnesses with the victim just prior to these events that have not come forward. The Belvidere Police Department encourages those persons and anyone having information pertaining to this or any other crimes to call the Belvidere Police Department at 815-544-2135


Structure Fire in Boone County, Emergency Personnel En Route

See it Send it

Just after 7 pm tonight several emergency personnel were dispatched for a structure fire in the 3430 block of business route 20. It is reported to be a barn fire and sparks are showing from electrical lines. Reported to be fully engulfed. Still developing
Credit: Gene Y.


Rollover accident in Boone County


Around 5:27 pm tonight emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of Irene and Bates in Boone County. Scanner traffic is saying there is a rollover accident near this area. A vehicle is reported to be in its side. Everyone is reported to be out of the vehicle. Unknown on injuries at the time and dispatch. Several emergency personnel are en route


Multiple Vehicle Accident In Belvidere, Injuries Reported

Oliphant 800x300



Around noon today several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of Logan and 20 in Belvidere. Scanner traffic is saying there is an auto accident that involves 3 vehicles. One person is reporting neck injuries. Medical is en route. Avoid the area