Rockford Scanner™: Man Charged With Allegedly Killing A Man In Rockford, And Shooting A Woman




 

Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announces charges against a Rockford man for a shooting that left one man dead and a woman injured.

Nelson Brown Mug

On June 27th, 2019, Rockford Police Officers responded to a residence in the 3300 Block of California Road in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, Officers located a male victim, in the driveway of the residence. The victim, later identified as Vincent Holland, was transported to a Rockford hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

A short time later a female victim, also suffering from a gunshot wound, was dropped off at a Rockford hospital. She was identified as Shanice Tolliver and was treated and released. Detectives conducted a follow up investigation that was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office.

As a result, Attempt First Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm charges were authorized against Nelson D. Brown(DOB: 8/15/1996).

Attempt First Degree Murder is a Class X Felony that is punishable by a special sentence of 31 years to Natural Life in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release.

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm is a Class X Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 6-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release.

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm is a Class 1 Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 4-15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release.

Brown is currently being held in the Winnebago County Jail on $1 million bond.  He is scheduled to appear in Courtroom B at the Winnebago County Justice Center today, August 20th, 2019 at 1:30pm.

The charges are merely allegations and the defendant is presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: 2 Death Investigations In The Area




Sources are reporting 2 death investigations in the area.

They both happened around 1:30 pm today.

The first one was in the 500 block of Theodore in Loves Park.  One person was reportedly found dead inside a vehicle near this location.

The other one was found in the 500 block of N Main inside an apartment.

The causes of these deaths are under investigation.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Numerous Police Working A Scene, Possible Raid




 


Several sources are reporting a scene that involves numerous police from several agencies. It happened this afternoon near Mulberry ad Forest.

Several officers are on scene.  We have been told it was a possible raid.  We have been told it was for an alleged murder suspect. But again, police have yet to confirm anything.

Several officers with their guns drawn, is all we can confirm.

Police rarely ever releases information since encrypting, so do not expect any updates. If the police release info on this, we will post the update.

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Rockford Scanner™: Serious Motorcycle Accident in Rockford




A 46 year-old female was seriously injured following an accident today at Broadway Street and Log Cabin. The Rockford Police Department Traffic Unit is reconstructing the crash. This is an ongoing investigation and no further information is available at this time.


At approximately 12:47 p.m. today, Rockford Police Officers responded to an accident at Broadway and Log Cabin.

A motorcycle and a car collided causing life-threatening injuries to the passenger of the motorcycle.

The 3800 to 4000 blocks of Broadway are now closed while the Rockford Police Department Accident Reconstruction team conducts an investigation.

This is an active investigation and no further information is available at this time.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Scene on The East Side, possible Body Found




Sources were reporting a large police presence working a scene on the East side. It happened around 4 am near 22nd ave and 10th st, near the alley.  

We have been told there was a body found.

RPD wouldn’t provide  any details at the scene and Officer Vasquez told us to call the media line to get info. We called the media line and no one answered. 

RPD has yet to confirm any details.

All we can confirm is several officers working the scene near this location and while we were on scene the officers had the crime scene tape in hand and they have not released any information or confirmed anything. And sources told us it was a dead body that was found. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Stabbing In Rockford, Possibly Fatal




 

We sat on this story for many hours just to see if the local police would release any information on it to the public.  They did not, so we are going to post about it. 

Friday afternoon several emergency personnel were on scene of a stabbing. It happened in the 400 block of Oakley. 

At least one person was stabbed. We have been told it was possible fatal injuries. But as you know the police are encrypted and have yet to confirm this or release any information on it. 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Incident in Rockford, Still Developing




Update: RPD said  it was unfounded. 


Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford. 

Reports that numerous shots were fired inside an apartment building in the 1200 block of 8th st and someone was screaming about a person being shot. 

Numerous emergency personnel are on scene. 

We have been told this is a possible fatal, but not confirmed. We tried to ask the RPD for information, they said they can not confirm nor deny anything right now. 

Note: This is the same area as a victim shot and killed the other day, and another victim shot in the chest the night before that.  Details on those 2 shootings on our website.

This is still developing.  No suspect information. 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Semi vs Car, Person Unresponsive




UPDATE: This is a very bad accident scene. Crime scene has been dispatched. Extrication is being requested to cut a victim out of the vehicle. MD-1 on scene. Medical helicopter is on standby. The accident is on the NE side of the intersection. Reported to be an Amazon Prime semi and a  Chevy Cruz that are involved. Avoid the area for several hours. The traffic is being diverted.


Sources are reporting a bad accident near New Milford. 

It happened near 11th st and Baxter rd.

A semi and a car have collided.

Injuries were being reported.

A person is unresponsive, and possible life threatening injuries.

MD-1 is en route, and the medical helicopter is on standby

Avoid the area, still developing

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Victim Just Shot in Rockford, Still Developing




Update: 1 confirmed shooting victim. The male victim is reported to be dead outside by a tree. Unconfirmed reports are saying there are 2 more victims as well.  1 confirmed, 3 possible shooting victims.

A man was shot in the chest at the same location the night before around 2 am. The victim self transported to a nearby hospital. It is unknown if these 2 shootings are related.  (Man shot in the chest last night, Man murdered tonight with possibly 2 more victims at the same location within 24 hours)

Police are currently using dogs to track the scent of the suspect in this murder.  That suspect is described as a Black male wearing a White shirt and was last seen running westbound in the yards.

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Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford.

It happened just after 2 am in the 1200 block of 8th st. Google maps shows it to be near 12th ave. 

Details are minimal right now. 

Approx. 5-8 shots were fired according to sources who live near the location. 

At least one  shooting victim near this location. We have been told it is a fatal, but not yet confirmed. 

Suspect is described as a Black male with a White shirt, last seen on westbound through the yards on  foot in the area. 

No other information.


 Source who lives nearby said: ”  I woke up from a dead sleep telling my daughter to get on the ground. This happened just 4 days ago also during the day (shots fired) while police where already on scene but they didn’t care there were 4 shots fired no one hit then! ”


MURDER INVESTIGATION: A 32-year-old man was found outside an apartment building in the 1200 block of 8th Street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased on the scene. Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit are conducting a follow up investigation into the incident which does not appear to be random.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Body Recovery From A Local River, Still Developing




Update: After investigating, officials said the object of interest was just a log with a vest on it. No body was recovered.

Around 8:30 am this morning several emergency personnel were on scene on S Main near the airport. 

Reports of a body that was hung up in the river. Someone saw something white and blue and think it is a dead body.   

Several emergency personnel are on scene. 

Still developing