Rockford Scanner™: Grass Fire In Rockford




Sources were reporting a grass fire in Rockford earlier today. 

It happened in the 7500 block of E State st 

Reports of some grass on fire.  

Sounds like RFD arrived on scene and was able to quickly get the situation under control. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

Just a reminder to everyone: Do NOT throw out your cigarette butts out the windows. Use your ash trays.  

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries in Rockford




Sources are reporting an accident with injuries.

It happened around 4 pm near State and Ridgeview.

There is an accident near this location and injuries were being reported. We have been told the injuries are non life threatening, but officials have yet to confirm this. You may want to avoid the area for awhile, we have been told it is causing some traffic issues. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into A Rockford Business, Injuries Reported




 

Sources are reporting a vehicle has crashed into a Rockford business. 

It happened around 7:30 pm last night in the 3700 block of E State st in Rockford.

RPD confirmed the accident and confirmed there were injuries. It is unknown how severe the injuries were though.

The cause of the accident is under investigation. 


RPD: On Saturday August 10th,2019 at 7:30 PM, Officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to Royal Liquors in 3700 block of E. State Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident. Officers arrived to find a vehicle had driven through the front glass entrance door of the business. The female driver was not injured and stayed. This investigation is currently ongoing and there is no further information available at this time.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Stabbing Victim Arrives At A Local Hospital




 

Sources are reporting a stabbing. 

A stabbing victim arrived at a local hospital around 7 am yesterday morning.

We have been told the injuries may be life threatening.

RPD has yet to release information on the incident, victims condition or suspect descriptions. So we can not confirm anything.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: BANK ROBBERY IN ROCKFORD




 

BANK ROBBERY IN ROCKFORD


We sat on this story a little bit to see if RPD or the local news would post any information on this. Neither has, so we are going to post it.

Sources are reporting a man has robbed an employee at a Rockford bank.

It happened  at the US Bank at 1107 E State st.

Suspect is described as a black male wearing dark clothing and a brown ski mask. Armed with a gun.  The suspect then fled the bank on foot. He was seen running down Charles st.

Police are searching the area, but the suspect is still on the loose.

 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Battery Victim At A Local Business




Sources are reporting a fight at a local business.

It happened around 2 am at Don Carter Lanes on E State st.

A man was beaten up and is bleeding from the face.

Metro Enforcement is with the victim in the East part of the parking lot.

No suspect information at this time

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim Arrives At A Local Hospital




Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford.

Details are minimal right now.

A shooting victim arrived at a local hospital around 4 am this morning.

It is unclear on the location of where the shooting took place, and the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this.

All we can confirm right now is there is at least one shooting victim that arrived at a local E.R. around 4 am.

We will post updates if they become available.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Several Accidents With Injuries




RS Source. Riverside & Olson

Sources are reporting a few accidents that happened today.

  1. Around 4:30 pm today there was an accident with injuries near Alpine and Larson. Reports of possible multiple injuries.
  2. Around 4:30 pm today in the area  Riverside and Olson, there was an auto accident with injuries.
  3. E State and 12th there was an accident with injuries (Photos below are by Rachel Ganus)


 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries in Rockford




 

Sources are reporting a bad accident in Rockford.

It happened around 2:20 am this morning on E State st, near Alpine.

There is an accident near this location. Injuries were being reported.

We have been told a vehicle was fleeing from police, when it crashed. As you know, we can not confirm this. RPD is encrypted and has yet to release any information on this accident.  Avoid the area for awhile.