Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating Another Armed Robbery in Rockford

Sources are reporting another armed robbery in Rockford.

This one happened last night just after 11 pm.  It happened in the 1600 block of Hamilton ave in Rockford. That is located near the area of 11th st and Sandy Hollow.

Google maps shows the address as Ken-Rock Apartments

We were told there was an armed robbery near this location and the suspect used a gun during the robbery.  Unknown on injuries. Unknown on suspect information.

Rockford Police confirmed they are investigating this robbery


Rockford Scanner™: Fatal Accident Involving A Local Police Officer

 Just before 11 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were on scene of a fatal accident that involved a local police officer. 

A motorcyclist and a local police officer were involved in an accident near W State and Pierpont. 

Officers are reporting the motorcyclist ran into the back of an officers vehicle. 

The motorcyclist passed away on the scene.
Winnebago County Coroner was dispatched to the scene. 

Officer is reported to be not injured. 

This is still developing. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Please avoid the area for the next several hours.