Rockford Scanner™: Suspects viciously beat a victim with a hammer in Rockford


On Sunday shortly before 7 PM.  The Rockford police responded to the McDonald’s at 3710 Auburn in reference to an injured person. 

When officers arrived they located a 24-year-old male suffering from a head injury. The incident occurred a few minutes prior at the Family Dollar at 3824 Auburn St. 

The victim exited the store and three suspects battered the victim.  One of the suspects was armed with a hammer and viciously beat the victim.  The victim was transported to a nearby hospital.

The suspects are described as three black males in their 20s.  The first suspect was last seen wearing a camouflage hat, yellow shirt, camouflage pants and white shoes. 

The second suspect was armed with the hammer had short dreadlocks and was last seen wearing a red shirt and blue jeans. 

The third suspect had long dreadlocks and was last seen wearing a white shirt and red pants. 

Anybody with information should please contact the Rockford Police Department


Rockford Scanner™: Auto Accident With Injuries, Female Hit In Mouth With A Hammer

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Substantial Battery / Traffic Accident
On 1/8/19 at approximately 9:30 PM, officers from the Janesville Police Department and Janesville Fire Department were dispatched to a traffic accident with injury at Afton Road and Falling Creek Circle. A vehicle had failed to yield while making a left-hand turn. A 26 year old Beloit woman was found pinned in her vehicle complaining of leg injuries. She was later transported to Beloit Hospital by Janesville Paramedics.

Several occupants exited the suspect vehicle and got into another vehicle which left the scene. Officers located the vehicle at County D and S. Indian Lake Dr. Four occupants of the suspect vehicle were transported to Mercy Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital by Janesville Paramedics and Town of Beloit Paramedics. The driver of the suspect vehicle was identified as a 16-year-old Juvenile.

Following the accident, Officers learned the suspect vehicle had left the Falling Creek Village where a disturbance had taken place. During the disturbance, a female was struck in the mouth with a hammer.

The following arrests were made:

16 year old Juvenile: Operating while suspended, Failure to Yield Right Away, Operating a motor vehicle without Insurance, Battery, and Disorderly Conduct

15 year old Juvenile: Battery & Disorderly Conduct

Samantha Guinter (28): Disorderly Conduct/Dometic Violence & Criminal Damage to Property Domestic Violence.

Sergio Maciel (27): OWI (1st), Disorderly Conduct, 5 Warrants

Tasha Sanger (35): Substantial Battery, Obstructing, Felony Bailjumping

Jamaious Shoulders (22): Parole Violation

Incident Number: JV1901546
Location: 91 Falling Creek Circle
By: Sgt. Rob Perkins

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


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Rockford Scanner™: Man Beaten In The Head With A Hammer, In Rockford

A little after 6 pm tonight sources were reporting an aggravated battery in Rockford. 

It happened on N Rockton in Rockford. 

A man was beaten in the head, with a hammer. 

No suspect information, due to the encryption.