Rockford Scanner™: Victim Robbed And Stabbed in Rockford

Update from the RPD:  The victim was stabbed in the chest. The injuries are believed to be non life threatening. Nothing was taken from the victim, so the original reports of a robbery are unfounded. Police are investigating how the victim sustained the injuries. If you have any information, please call the RPD or you can send us the tip and we can relay it to the RPD for you.

Sources are reporting a man down in the roadway and is bleeding from the chest area. It happened around 1:10 am this morning near Andrews and Hinkley, on Rockford’s West side.

Reports of a man laying in the roadway and is bleeding from the chest area. Rockford Police  have confirmed the victim was robbed and stabbed in the chest. Unknown how many times the victim was stabbed.

Suspects fled the scene.  No suspect information at this time.

The victim was transported to a local hospital.
It is not yet known on the victims condition.

No other information at this time.

Scene video below, viewer discretion is advised.


Rockford Scanner™: Police Execute Search Warrant, Large Amount Of Raw Sewage & Drugs Found

Rockford Police detectives and officers located crack cocaine inside a Rockford home while executing a search warrant following drug-dealing complaints. 40-year-old Robert Young is now in custody as a result.

Rockford Police arrest 40 year old Robert Young for Possession with the intent to deliver cocaine (15-100 grams).  Police executed a search warrant at 421 N Hinkley after receiving complaints about suspicious drug activity.  The located more than 25 grams of cocaine, money and other items RPD said.

While conducting the search warrant they located a large amount of raw sewage  in the basement of the home and it has now been condemned.



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®: Armed Robbery in Rockford. Suspects Get Away, Police Investigating.

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Sources reporting an armed robbery in Rockford. 

It happened in the area of 405 S Hinkley ave around 2:10 pm today.  

Suspects are described as 4 black male 



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Rockford Scanner™: Building On Fire in Rockford, Rockford Fire Department En Route

UPDATE: Small fire, under control. Many units went back in service. 


Just before 9:30 pm tonight the RFD were responding to a building on fire on the west side. 

It happened in the area of Preston and Hinkley. 

Reports of flames coming from a nearby structure. 

There are several businesses on this corner. It is not yet known which building it is yet.  Several units from the RFD are en route to the scene. 

Still Developing.