Rockford Scanner™: 2 Scenes: possible Business Raided in Rockford, Female Restrained In The Road in Machesney park

Sources are reporting 2 different scenes earlier today.

  • Sources said  approx. 20 police officers at or near the Boost Mobile on Auburn. They said it appeared to be a raid at the business.  We have tried to get info. from the RPD on the incident, but we have yet to hear back from them. We will update this, as more info. becomes available.

    UPDATE: RPD said they were unaware of any police activity there.  Witnesses said approx. 20 officers on scene.  We had numerous reports of the officers on scene. But RPD is saying they aren’t aware of any scenes there or near there.

  • Several officers were on scene near the Burger King in Machesney Park on Roosevelt. Sources said a person had a female restrained in the roadway near this location, until police arrived.  Police have not released any information.

Update: Deitrich T. said:  “I drove past the Boost on Auburn and the guys I saw standing outside had ‘Federal Agent’ on their vests”

After we posted this article  Kevin F.  said: “Secret service was on the corner of Broadway and 7th around noon…… closed down a corner store. Agents inside were putting everything in the store in evidence bags.”


Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Business Just Robbed, Suspects Get Away


Update from RPD:

On 08/15/2019 at about 1641 hours Officers responded to 3201 Auburn Street, Boost Mobil in reference to an Armed Robbery. Upon arrival officers were informed by employees that three black males entered the store and robbed them. One of the suspects was armed with a black handgun. Suspects took several cell phones and cash. Suspects fled in a dark colored Chevrolet Suburban. Nobody was injured in this incident.



Sources are reporting a local business was just robbed. 

It happened at the Boost Mobil on Auburn st. 

The suspects fled in a black vehicle. 

Suspects are described as a black female driver 20’s, 3 black males 20’s, 6’0, 145 lbs ski masks and bandana and dark clothing and armed with a gun.  



Rockford Scanner™: Man Robbed A LOcal Cell Phone Store

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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

On Tuesday December 11, 2018 at 6:54pm, Rockford Officers responded to the Boost Mobil located at 3201 Auburn St in reference to an armed robbery that just occurred. The suspect entered into the business at closing time and demanded money from the two employees. The suspect was armed with a black handgun.

Both employees complied and provided the suspect with an unspecified amount of money. The suspect fled the business on foot. He was described as a black male, armed with a black handgun, and wearing a dark blue / gray hooded jacket, yellow scarf across face, black pants, and black shoes. There were no customers in the business at the time of the robbery. No persons were injured during the incident.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.


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