Rockford Scanner™: Security Camera Captures A Criminal Stealing in Rockford

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RS source  John P said: “I would like to have something posted to your page. I have a video of kids stealing 2 bikes from me and my neighbors house. Will you post it . It happened on Knight Ave. 11:30 a.m. looks like they got dropped off by a bus on Rockton possibly or even came from West.


Rockford Scanner™: Man Down At A Scene on the East Side

Source is reporting a scene on the East side.

It happened around 3 pm near the area of 11th and Harrison.

They are reporting they saw a man on the ground next to a bike. No car around. Unknown if the man was alive or dead.

No other details at this time.


Rockford Scanner™: Several Kids Use Their Bikes To Run Over A Teen Girl In Loves Park

Sources are reporting a scene at the Maple Elementary School in Loves Park.

It happened around 6:30 pm tonight at the Maple Elementary School in loves Park.

Sources said several kids used their bicycles and ran over a 13 year old girl. Injuring the young girl. We been told the injuries might be serious, but not confirmed.

Loves Park Police are investigating.


Rockford Scanner™: Bicyclist Struck By A Vehicle At The Loves Park Police Station

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Update: A police squad car hit the bicyclist.

Sources are reporting a bicyclist that was struck by a vehicle at the Loves Park Police Station. Injuries are being reported. Sounds like non life threatening injuries. It is not yet clear if a police squad vehicle hit the bicyclist or another vehicle.  Emergency personnel are on scene.  Still developing.


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Rockford Scanner™: Bicycle Accident in Rockford, Multiple Bicyclists Involved

Around 9 am this morning, emergency personnel were responding to a bicycle accident with injuries in Rockford.

There is a bicycle accident with injuries near N Second st and Ethel. Near the Sinnissippi area.

Multiple bicyclists have collided near this location.

Sounds like there is a bicycle race near this location, use caution if you are traveling in this area


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™: Bicyclist Killed in Rockford




On Saturday, August 11, 2018 around 1130AM Rockford Police Officers responded to Springcreek at Reid Farm Rd for a traffic crash involving a pickup truck and a bicyclist.  Initial information indicated the cyclist, a 70 yr old male, was attempting to cross Springcreek at Reid Farm when he was struck by a pickup truck heading east on Springcreek.  The cyclist was taken to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The Rockford Police Crash Reconstruction Team was mobilized and is conducting an ongoing investigation. No further information to be released at this time.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900.



Rockford Scanner™: Child Hit By A vehicle Near S Beloit

Just before 9 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were responding to an accident. 

A child has been hit by a vehicle on Prairie Hill near S. Beloit. 

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

Still developing

Rockford Scanner™: Bicyclist Hit By A Vehicle in Rockford



Just before 10 pm tonight emergency personnel were responding to an accident scene. 

A bicyclist was hit by a vehicle in Rockford. 

It happened in the area of 19th ave and 20th st

Injuries are being reported. 

A fight has also broke out at the scene. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation


Rockford Scanner™: Bicyclist Hit By A Vehicle Near Roscoe




 Sources are reporting an accident scene near Roscoe. 

It happened in the area of Hononegah and Edgemere in Roscoe. 

A vehicle has crashed into a bicyclist. Unknown on injuries. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation.