Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire in Rockford, Heavy Flames


Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford. 

Heavy flames were coming from a structure in the 300 block of Buckbee around 4:45 pm today.

The occupants were evacuating.  No injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.



Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Beat Victim, Attempted To Force Victim Into A Vehicle


Sources are reporting a possible kidnapping attempt on the East side. It happened near Buckbee and Seminary. A suspect beat the victim and attempted to force the victim into a vehicle. No other information at this time. Police are in the area with K-9’s. Still developing

Police are encrypted and have not released any information


Rockford Scanner™: Shots Fired in Rockford, Police Investigating

Sources were reporting numerous police officers in the area of Blackhawk Housing near Buckbee around 11 pm tonight.

Officers said there was a shot spotter alert of shots fired in the area.

Officers investigated the incident. No injuries or property damage.


Rockford Scanner™: Another Person Just Shot in Rockford, Still Developing

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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.


Sources are reporting at least one person was shot in Rockford a little bit ago.

It happened in the area of Buckbee and Seminary.

Sources said there is at least one person who was shot near this location. Possible multiple victims.

Sources said the suspects were last seen in a Brown 4 door vehicle. 3 suspects. Drivers is a Hispanic male around 25 years old. Passenger is a Hispanic male around the same age and armed with a gun. Unknown on the third.

Unknown on the victims condition at this time.

Still developing


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Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim, Approx 33 Weapons Violations And More Violence in Rockford Recently

Several Sources are reporting at least one person was shot overnight.

Sources reporting the shooting happened in the 100 block of Buckbee.

RPD confirmed an “In Progress Person: Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery” at this location.

There was also reports of a shooting victim in the 1100 block of Broadway, RPD confirmed an Aggravated battery with a firearm.

In the last 72 hours in Rockford there have been approx. 33 weapons violations. The RPD labels their shots fired calls as weapons violations.

Rockford Scanner™: High Speed Police Chase Ends In An Accident in Rockford

Several sources are reporting there was a high speed chase in Rockford.

Details are minimal due to the encryption.

Sources are reporting a vehicle fled from police,  police chased the vehicle and then vehicle the crashed near Buckbee st

It happened around 10:30 pm.   A short time later medical was dispatched to that same area, but did not say why over the air. 

We will post updates as they become available

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