Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Arrested For Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking in Rockford



On Sunday, March 17, 2019 at approximately 3:00 p.m., Winnebago County Deputies were dispatched to the Mobil gas station located at 4962 20th Street in Rockford for a report of an Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking.

The victim reported that he was just robbed in the parking lot of the Mobil by one male suspect who was armed with a handgun. The victim’s vehicle was taken by the suspect and the suspect fled the scene. The stolen vehicle was recovered later in the day by Winnebago County Deputies.

This investigation was taken over by the Winnebago County Detective Bureau. As a result of the investigation a suspect was identified. This investigation was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office and an arrest warrant was issued for:

~Javari L. Conley 12/26/1994 of Rockford
-Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking

Javari Conley is currently in custody at the Winnebago County Jail. On May 13, 2019 Javari Conley was charged with the murder of Jaime Gonzalez which occurred on March 7, 2019 at 4800 Linden Road.

The charges against Javari Conley are merely accusations and they are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.



Rockford Scanner™: Another Carjacking in Rockford

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On 12/8/18 at around 3:05 A.M. Rockford Police responded to the PNC Bank, 225 N Court St in reference to a vehicular hijacking.  The victim reported she was at the drive up ATM machine when she was approached by the suspect whom demanded she withdraw money to give to him.  When she refused the suspect pulled her out of her car and fled in the victims car.  The victim was not injured.

The stolen car was a silver 2003 Lexus 300 with IL registration of H885850. The suspect was described as a black male in his 20’s.  Stocky build and around 5’5″.  He was last seen wearing a brown jacket with a hood.

This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information is urged to call the police.  If the car is located, do not approach the car and call the police.

Sources reporting another carjacking in Rockford.

It happened near the area of 225 N Court st around 3 am
(Might be 325 N Court st)

Vehicle is described as a Silver 2003 Lexus with a plate number of H885850

Suspect is a black male, stocky build, approx. 5’5 tall. A Brown jacket with a hood up.

Last seen Westbound on Jefferson st



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