Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Rolls Over Into A Creek, Rescue In Process

Update:  We have been told the person was arrested.  It did appear the RPD put the person into handcuffs at the scene, before putting him into the ambulance.  Sources have said the person in the vehicle had stolen it, and it was a stolen vehicle. RPD has yet to confirm this.

Sources are reporting a vehicle rolled over into a creek. 

It happened around 11:20 pm tonight on E State just west of Fairview.

A vehicle has rolled over in the Kieth Creek. The victim is standing on the vehicle. Unknown on injuries. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Avoid the area, or expect delays.  RPD is investigating.



Rockford Scanner™: Vandalism On The East Side

RS Source April A. sent us the following in reference to a vandalism near Fairview and Rural:

“Sunday Night this happened offering reward that leads to info for a arrest. Chevy Malibu 2015 all black w tint. Windshield was shattered and drivers side mirror was busted off. Please help with Sharing this info.”


Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle on fire in Rockford

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Around 3:30 PM today several emergency personnel were on scene of the vehicle fire in Rockford.

It happened in the area of Fairview and Highcrest

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the cause of the fire is under investigation

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Rockford Scanner™: RPD Working A Scene On The Eastside, Possible Robbery With Shots Fired


Rockford Scanner source reporting the following:

“Heavy police presence on East State and Fair-view. Probably someone running on foot. Paddy wagon 2 or three under covers and 3 or 4 with lights on positioned”

Another sources said “Robbery with shots fired in the area of State and Fairview”

No other information, due to the encryption


Rockford Scanner™: Traffic Accident With Injuries


Sources are reporting a traffic accident with injuries in Rockford.


Sources are reporting an auto accident with injuries on Rockford’s East side.

It happened in the area of E State st and Fairview

Injuries were being reported, but it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries at this time.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.



Rockford Scanner™: Another Armed Robbery In Rockford, Suspects Get Away. Police Investigating




Sources are reporting an arm robbery that happened in Rockford

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Rockford Scanner™: Police Officer Involved In AN Accident, Car Catches On Fire
Sources are reporting a few accidents today. 

The first accident involved a Rockford police officer. That happened in the area of E State and Fairview. Unknown on injuries. 

The 2nd accident scene is near E Riverside and Perryville.  One of the vehicles involved has caught on fire. Unknown on injuries. 

Both accident scenes are under investigation. 



Rockford Scanner™: Man Charged After Hitting & Killing A Bicyclist Earlier Today




On Thursday, August 23rd at approximately 4:37 am, the DeKalb Police Department responded to a traffic accident in the 800 block of East Fairview Drive. The initial investigation showed that a 2015 Jeep Cherokee driven by Jonathan Wood was traveling east on Fairview Drive. Wood’s vehicle crossed the fog line for eastbound traffic and struck a bicyclist who was also traveling east. Wood was the sole occupant in his vehicle. The bicyclist sustained life-threatening injuries, was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital, and died as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash. The identity of the bicyclist is being withheld pending notification of the family by the DeKalb County Coroner.

The DeKalb Police Department received assistance from the Illinois State Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office during the investigation.

The DeKalb Police Department has charged Wood with Improper Overtaking, Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident, and Improper Lane Usage. Wood is scheduled to appear in court on 09/28/2018. The investigation into any additional contributing factors is ongoing.

Offender: Jonathan D. Wood
M/W 34 years of age
Genoa, IL



Rockford Scanner™: Victim Beaten During A Home Invasion in Rockford




Around 3:10 am emergency personnel were dispatched for a home invasion in Rockford. 

It happened in the 200 block of Fairview blvd 

Suspect beat the victim during the home invasion. 

Suspect is a black male, 5’10, short hair, wearing a Grey jacket