Rockford Scanner™: Standoff, Possible Hostage Situation In Rockford



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Rockford Police said after several hours of negotiations with an alleged suspect, they tossed in some tear gas a few times, then the SWAT team went inside the residence and tried to arrest the alleged suspect. Police say the suspect then assaulted the officers that went inside to arrest him and then one of the officers fired his gun, killing the mentally ill suspect. An officer was also injured, unknown on the severity of the injuries.  (RPD)


Update: RPD said via their call log there was an Aggravated Battery at 1126 Green st, same area as this incident.  Possibly related.


Shots were confirmed fired at the scene, unknown at this time who fired the shots. Neighbors said police fired the shots and killed a person inside the residence.  Neighbors said the victim was mentally ill.

RPD has not released any information on this, and are very quiet on this situation.


Several sources are reporting a large police presence on the west side of Rockford, working a scene.

They said it appears to be a police standoff, possible hostage situation near Green st. near Stanley area

Numerous police officers, Chief OShea, SWAT, Swat vehicles and a sniper are all on scene.

We have someone from RS en route to the scene to get more information

Check back later for updates.


RPD has yet to confirm this, but neighbors said the alleged suspect might have committed a carjacking this afternoon that involved children.  That is why the RPD was first went to the residence, while investigating the carjacking at Stanley and Green

RS Source


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Rockford Scanner™: Three 7 Year Old’s Start Fire In Rockford, Trying to start a another fire while fleeing from emergency personnel



 

 

Around 6:15 PM The Rockford fire department were responding to a fire call on the west side.

A dumpster was on fire near Central Avenue.

The Rockford fire department arrived on scene and confirmed a fire.

While I and seen they came across the alleged suspects. Three black male suspects around seven years old.

They were running from the scene and trying to start a another fire while the Rockford fire department was watching them flee.

They are waiting for the Rockford Police Department. They lost sight of at least one of the alleged suspects.

Last seen near the area of Blake

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Woman’s Ex-BF Shoots At Her In Rockford, Alleged Suspect Arrested




On May 27, 2018 at 10:50 a.m. a female victim came to the District One Police Headquarters. She reported her ex-boyfriend, Zachery Laster, had shot at her while she was in the 1100 block of Blake St, Rockford, IL. She said the shooting just happened and she drove to the police station to report it. She was not injured and nothing appeared to have been struck by bullets. Rockford Police Patrol officers and detectives investigated the incident.

The investigation was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office and the following charges were authorized:

ZACHERY LASTER B/M 28 years of age ROCKFORD RESIDENT

UNLAWFUL USE OF A WEAPON
NO F.O.I.D
RECKLESS DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM

The Rockford Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Investigations Bureau (779-500-6551) or Crime Stoppers (815-963-7867).

The charges against the suspect are merely accusations and not evidence of his guilt. As with defendants in all criminal cases he is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.


RS Fan Louveanger Dishman “Why the neighbors didn’t hear any shots why the police didn’t come that morning she need to move around and just accept he don’t want her why lie and play with somebody lively hood just bitter, did she tell she threw his clothes in the middle of the street and then went to the police station.

It’s a shame somebody can say you did something to them and you got a warrant without proof”