Around 3:24 am this morning Winnebago County officers were chasing a Cadillac. The suspect is wanted on multiple warrants. . They are chasing the vehicle southbound on Arnold. Officers are chasing it now westbound on Newburg. Still developing
Update: The suspect went into the oncoming traffic and officers terminated the chase. Last seen near Broadway
Around 3 pm today a detective was chasing an armed robbery suspect. They are in a black cadillac with dealer plates. The suspects attempted to intentionally ram an officer while fleeing. The officers terminated the chase. Last seen near N Main and Riverside.
No other information
Update: At 3:31 pm they are asking for more officers to the area of Alidia st in Rockford. They said the vehcile pulled into a driveway at a White/Gold house. They want several officers to be en route to setup a perimeter. They want all marked squads to stay off of Alidia st. They are observing a white male with a small child walking to the vehicle. Still developing. UPDATE: Wrong vehicle…..
Around 3:45 pm today several emergency personnel were dispatched to Bauer and N Rock. Scanner traffic is saying a witness said someone just pushed a black vehicle into the river. The vehicle is floating down the river. The suspect got into a Red vehicle and was last seen eastbound into Machesney park
At 3:52 pm today they said the vehicle is still floating down the river and is currently located in the 7800 block of Shore Drive in Machesney park. They are requesting a boat to the scene, so they can get some type of chain on it, to stop it from floating down the river more and drag it to the shoreline. It is approx. 30 yards out from the shoreline.
Suspect is a black male, approx 30 years old, 6’0, medium build, facial hair, wearing a dark hat, red hoody, and blue jeans.
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