Local Dollar Store Robbery on East State, Suspect Drops Wallet While Fleeing

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An RS fan reported to us that the Family Dollar next to the DMV on the 3700 block of East State ST has been robbed.

This fan witnessed a heavy set pudgy faced black male in a white t-shirt and red pants with curly hair run out of the family dollar store with an employee yelling “STOP THAT MAN”.

As this person ran he dropped his wallet according to the fan report.

If you’re in the area of the 3700 block of East State ST please notify the police if you see someone matching this description.

After posting this, another fan said the description was Hispanic male with black jeans with short hair and gray t-shirt.








Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting Numerous Police Officers At A Scene, Possible Body Found



UPDATE: Middle aged woman has been found in the river. A family fishing nearby spotted the body and called police. The womans body has not been in the river to long and the Winnebago County Coroners office hopes to have the identity by this afternoon. Sources said it is possibly a reported missing woman. 

We will post updates as they become available. 

 


Confirmed dead body.  Emergency personnel are recovering a dead body from the Rock River.  No other information at this time. 


Several sources reporting a scene on 20, between 11th st and S Main. 

Numerous police officers, crime scene unit, Winnebago County Coroner’s office, etc… are all on scene. 

We been told that it was a body found near the bridge.

They do have one lane of traffic blocked off in the area, so expect traffic delays. 

As you know, details are minimal due to the encryption.   

Still developing. 








Rockford Scanner™: Officer Involved In An Accident in Winnebago County, Chain Of Events Leads To the Accident





Around 9 PM tonight a citizen was driving down N Second st, southbound from 173 in a Red Impala when he struck a deer.  The citizen pulled over to the side of the road because of the accident and it may have caught on fire.  Another citizen stopped to help.  They got the vehicle on a tow truck.

While they were on the side of the roadway one of the vehicles batteries dies (hazard lights drained the battery)  so they turned their vehicle around to jump start it, an officer was assisting.

The officer was out of their squad car talking to the people involved, standing in between the two vehicles that were jump starting.

Around that same time, A motorcyclist was traveling southbound on N Second from 173.

The motorcyclist lost control of their motorcycle and dumped it. The motorcycle and rider slid approx. 70 feet.

The motorcycle slid into the back of the car.  The car lunged forward striking the police officers legs and pinned the officer between the two vehicles that were jump starting.

The motorcyclist was transported to a local ER. Unknown if the officer was reporting injuries.

Crime scene unit and several emergency personnel were on scene.