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™: Standoff, Possible Hostage Situation In Rockford



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UPDATE:

Officials have said that Sgt. Matt Kranz, a 17 year veteran of the Rockford Police Department,  as the officer who killed Kerry Blake. He has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome




Rockford Police said after several hours of negotiations with an alleged suspect, they tossed in some tear gas a few times, then the SWAT team went inside the residence and tried to arrest the alleged suspect. Police say the suspect then assaulted the officers that went inside to arrest him and then one of the officers fired his gun, killing the mentally ill suspect. An officer was also injured, unknown on the severity of the injuries.  (RPD)


Update: RPD said via their call log there was an Aggravated Battery at 1126 Green st, same area as this incident.  Possibly related.


Shots were confirmed fired at the scene, unknown at this time who fired the shots. Neighbors said police fired the shots and killed a person inside the residence.  Neighbors said the victim was mentally ill.

RPD has not released any information on this, and are very quiet on this situation.


Several sources are reporting a large police presence on the west side of Rockford, working a scene.

They said it appears to be a police standoff, possible hostage situation near Green st. near Stanley area

Numerous police officers, Chief OShea, SWAT, Swat vehicles and a sniper are all on scene.

We have someone from RS en route to the scene to get more information

Check back later for updates.


RPD has yet to confirm this, but neighbors said the alleged suspect might have committed a carjacking this afternoon that involved children.  That is why the RPD was first went to the residence, while investigating the carjacking at Stanley and Green

RS Source


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Rockford Scanner™: Another Shooting In Rockford, RPD Investigating



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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

Sources are reporting another shooting incident in Rockford.

This shooting scene happened in the area of Green st and Hinkley around 5:15 pm today.

Suspects fled in a black older model chevy blazer.

Last seen northbound on Hinkley.


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Rockford Scanner®: One Person Confirmed Shot, Possible Multiple Shooting Victims in Rockford






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RPD: On Tuesday November 6th, 2018 at 7:12 pm Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to a local hospital reference a walk in shooting victim.

Officers met with the victim who suffered from a single non-life threatening gunshot wound. Victim advised he was near the intersection of Green St. and Stewart Ave. when he heard multiple gunshots and was struck once.

Victim had no suspect information.

This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867

 


Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford.

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Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested After Fleeing From Police And Crashes In Rockford



 

 

 

Around 1 am this morning, the Rockford Police, Winnebago County Sheriffs Office and the Illinois State police were involved in the search and capture of a suspect in Rockford. 

The suspect fled from a traffic stop.  The suspect then crashed/disabled the vehicle near Elm st on the West side. The suspect got out on foot and fled the scene.  

Police from all the jurisdictions setup a perimeter and a police K-9 was able to assist in capturing the alleged suspect. 

The alleged suspect was transported to a local hospital, for allegedly swallowing drugs. 

A to Z towing towed the vehicle from the scene. 

Note: Not yet known if this is related to any of the crime incidents that has happened in Rockford tonight. 

Video from the scene by Rickie Traeger

Rockford Scanner™: Night Of Carjackings In Rockford, Another Carjacking Reported

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Rockford Scanner™: Carjacking, Police Chase, Shots Fired in Rockford



Sources reported hearing multiple gunshots on the west side.

During the same time shots were fired, there was a carjacking at Green st and Johnston ave.

Shots were fired in the same general area of the carjacking.

Reports of people in two different vehicles shooting at each other.

Unknown if these incidents are related.

Police were chasing a vehicle on the west side a short time later, that ended near Winnebago and Garfield.

Numerous police officers were on scene.  RPD, ISP, WCSO. They had a large perimeter setup in the area.  Unknown what the suspects look like. At least one suspect was at large. They had a police K-9 assist in tracking the suspect, but was unsuccessful.

RPD did confirm a police chase and shots fired and the carjacking, but would not say if all these incidents were all related.

The vehicle ended up near the dead end of Garfield, just west of Winnebago in the eastbound lanes just before the stop sign.

Sources were reporting several officers out on foot searching the area of Liberty and Belden for shell casings, unknown if this is related to these incidents.

Unknown if these scenes are all related or separate incidents.








Rockford Scanner™: Two Shooting Victims At 1 Scene, 1 Victim Is Approx. 7 Years Old



Details are still coming in.

Sources are reporting at least two people have been shot in Rockford at one scene.

At least 2 people have been shot near 1817 Green st in Rockford just after 1:30 am

A female around 56 years old, and a child around 7 years old.

Not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

No suspect information, due to the encryption.

Still developing

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Two Shooting Victims At 1 Scene, 1 Victim Is Approx. 7 Years Old



Details are still coming in.

Sources are reporting at least two people have been shot in Rockford at one scene.

At least 2 people have been shot near 1817 Green st in Rockford.

A female around 56 years old, and a child around 7 years old.

Not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

No suspect information, due to the encryption.

Still developing

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Several Police Officers Working A Scene On The West Side



UPDATE: RPD is saying this is a suspicious auto call


RPD said it was “Other Disorderly Conduct”

Note: RPD has previously labeled shooting victim calls this.


Sources are reporting a large police scene, several officers working another scene in Rockford. 

This happened in the area of Green and Webster, on the West side. 

Approx. 9 police squad cars and the police transport van are on scene.

At the time of writing this, RPD has yet to release any information.
Please avoid the area.

 








Rockford Scanner™: High Speed Police Chase Ends In A Crash, Multiple Injuries Reported



 

Sources reporting a police chase, then the suspect vehicle crashed.

Just before 10:30 pm tonight, the police were chasing a vehicle. 

The vehicle crashed during the police chase. Possibly has rolled over onto its side.

It happened in the area of Green and Tay

Multiple injuries were being reported. At least 3 ambulances are on scene. 

Still developing.