Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident With Injuries

Sources are reporting a motorcycle accident in Rockford. 

It happened just before 4 pm today in the 1100 block of N Main. That is near N Main and Church

Reports of a motorcycle accident with injuries near this location. 

It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation. 


Rockford Scanner™: Another Shooting Incident in Rockford, Police Investigating


Sources are reporting another shooting incident in Rockford. 

It happened around 2:10 pm today near King and Church in Rockford. 

Suspects in a 2 door Blue vehicle were shooting at the victims in a Red vehicle in the area.  

We have been told there were property damage and unconfirmed reports of at least one person shot.  

No other information at this time


Rockford Scanner™: Several Burglaries At & Near A Local Hospital


RS Source is reporting:
“I just wanted to say or report I live near Prial Avenue.  There has been a string of break-ins to garages & cars.

Rockford Memorial Hospital parking lot has been getting hit multiple times since last year, even Saint Bernadette’s garage got broken into.

My neighbors got broken into two days ago, they tried to get into my vehicles just this morning.

RMH security chase them across the parking lot towards St. Bernadette Church.

I was just basically wondering if you heard anything or if there’s been any other reports on a string of burglaries in the North Rockton,Glenwood, and Prial area”

Have you or someone you know is a victim, comment below.



Rockford Scanner™: Police Standoff With A Shooting Suspect, Neighbors Evacuated

N. CHURCH UPDATE: Shortly before 9 p.m., the suspect inside the residence on N. Church Street surrendered peacefully and is now in custody.


Sources are reporting a scene on N Church st in Rockford.

SWAT TEAM and numerous officers have the alleged shooting suspect (Mykel Curry) cornered in a house in the 1900 block of N Church.

Details on that shooting ~

Police have evacuated the neighbors in the area.
Neighbors are reporting 1 gunshot that was heard, unknown if it was from the suspect or the police.

This is a very dangerous situation, neighbors have been evacuated. Avoid the area. Check back later for updates.

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Rockford Scanner™: Bad Accident on the West Side, Possible Hit & Run

Sources are reporting a bad accident this morning near Whitman st.

Reports of an accident with injuries near Whitman st.

Unconfirmed reports are saying one party involved has fled the scene.


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Rockford Scanner™: Several Fire Departments Responding To A Local Church That is On Fire

Sources are reporting a church that is on fire in Stillman Valley.

It happened around 9 am this morning near 103 S Maple in Stillman Valley, at the Valley Evangelical Covenant

Reports of a fire at the church.

Several area fire departments are en route to assist with the call.

Still developing


Rockford Scanner™: Man Burglarizes A Rockford Church, RPD Searching For The Suspect

KNOW HIM? On Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at approximately 2:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Washington Park Christian Church (801 Concord Avenue) in reference to a possible burglary. Upon arrival, officers saw damage to the front door where the suspect gained entry. Inside the church, officers located several electronic items strewn around, damage to instruments and church furniture.

Detectives from the Rockford Police Department recovered surveillance video of the incident involving a black male suspect, medium build, between 20-25 years old. Anyone with information on the suspect should contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area CrimeStoppers at 815-968-7867.


Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Man Arrested For Kidnapping & Sexual Assault

Forensic Evidence Leads to Sex Assault Arrest

Rockford, Ill. On Monday, July 25, 2011, patrol officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to an apartment in the 300 block of North Church Street in reference to a sexual assault investigation.

When they arrived, officers learned that an adult female victim had been sexually assaulted by a male acquaintance whom she knew only by a nickname.

The suspect was described as a black male in his mid to late 20’s 5’7″ tall with a medium build. At the time of the incident, detectives conducted a follow-up investigation, but were never able to identify the suspect.

In April 2018, a possible suspect was identified following the result of a forensic evidence recovered during the investigation. Detectives from the Rockford Police Department’s Sensitive Crimes Unit followed up on the lead and were able to identify the suspect as Antoine Hill.

The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the results of the investigation and authorized charges against Hill. Hill was taken into custody on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

Antoine Hill, 31, Rockford: Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault with a Weapon (2 counts)
Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault with Bodily Harm (2 counts)
Criminal Sexual Assault (2 counts)
Unlawful Restraint
Aggravated Battery
Aggravated Assault

Hill was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail on a $500,000 bond. The charges against Hill are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.


Rockford Scanner™: EmergencyPersonnel Working 2 Different Accident Scenes, Both With Injuries


Around 5 pm tonight, emergency personnel were responding to 2 different accident scenes.

The first one is in the 300 block of Elm st, across from the BMO Harris Center. Sounds like it is in or near the parking area on Elm, across from the BMO. A Black minivan and a Black Dodge Ram are involved. Reports of injuries and possible extrication is needed.
UPDATE: They have updated the possible location near Green and Church.

The other accident is near Broadway and Eastmooreland.  Injuries were being reported at this scene also. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. They have dispatched 2 ambulances to the scene.

Both these accident scenes are under investigation. Please avoid these areas.

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Rockford Scanner™: CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Armed Man On A Bus In Rockford, Flees Then Caught By Police

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Sources are reporting a scene near the wreck-it-round-a-bout in Rockford. That is located near Auburn and Main.

Sources said a man was on a bus and armed with a gun.
Then fled into a nearby house.

There was a fight on bus then a guy came onto the bus and had a gun. He then   cocked it, then fled into a nearby house.  He is hiding in house on Auburn and Church

Police had the roadway blocked, while they they took the person into custody.

UPDATE from the RPD:

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