Rockford Scanner™: Shooting: 20 Year Old Man Is Dead After Being Shot in Rockford

UPDATE from the Winnebago County Coroner: 

MURDER: Rockford Police responded to a shooting this morning in the 100 block of Adams. The shooting incident proceeded to the area of State and Summit. A 20 year old male is dead. Police are searching for the suspect. They know who it is, but have yet to release the suspect information. Police had the area blocked off for several hours while investigating, but is now back open.

We have been told the suspect is in a silver jeep with a bike rack, going west on Revelle.


Rockford Scanner™: Man Charged In Allegedly Killing A Rockford Man


Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announces charges against a Rockford man in reference to a murder that happened in April.

Douglas Williams Mug

On April 7th, 2019, Rockford Police Officers were called to a home in the 600 Block of Alliance Avenue for a death investigation.  Officers found the body of a deceased male inside the home.

The victim was later identified as Samuel Randolph, 64 of Rockford. The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office conducted an autopsy and determined that Randolph died as a result of blunt force trauma to the body. Detectives conducted a follow up investigation that was recently reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office.  As a result, First Degree Murder charges have been authorized against Douglas Williams (D.O.B. 1/13/1963). Williams is currently in custody at the Winnebago County Jail on unrelated charges. A $2 million warrant has been issued on the murder charges.


First Degree Murder is a Class M Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 20-60 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with a possible extended term sentence of Natural Life followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release.


The charges are merely allegations and the defendant is presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.



Rockford Scanner™: Double Shooting Victims, Possible Fatal


Update: RPD call log shows this as as a weapons violation.

UPDATE from the Winnebago County Coroner:  The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Trequan Stamper-Ashfor

Sources are reporting a serious shooting scene in Rockford. 

Reports of at least two shooting victims.

The victim was shot in the head and chest.

It happened near 311 Albert ave in Rockford.

No suspect information at this time.

Still developing.

UPDATE: Confirmed fatal. At least one of the victims has died. Reports are saying this is possibly a double fatal. We can only confirm the 1 fatal right now, but reports are saying this is possibly a double fatal. RPD has yet to release information.

From the RPD:


Rockford Scanner™: Scene Near Lowes Distribution in Rockford


Sources are reporting a scene at the Lowes Distribution center on Springfield ave around 10:30 pm tonight. 

Sources said there was a 41 year old man wanted for murder that was a passenger in a semi with NC plates, they came up I-39 and then on US-20, then parked at the Lowes Distribution center. 

Police surrounded the area with numerous police officers.  Several officers have a perimeter in the area.  

Reports of a suspicious person to the south of Lowes, unknown if it is related. 

No other information at this time. 



Rockford Scanner™: Several emergency personnel working a scene by Machesney park Mall


Victim is 70 year old  Sharon Stoner of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Police arrested her son 46 year old Kent Stoner for 1st degree murder. Emergency personnel found this victim approx. 10 am, she had “Traumatic Injuries”. Police investigated and determined the suspect was her son and arrested him with 1st degree murder 


A woman was found dead, the police are investigating this as a homicide. 

Sources are reporting a scene behind the Machesney park Mall.

Reports of several emergency personnel on scene at the condos behind the Machesney Park Mall. Police crime scene tape is up.

It is not yet known what happened. A few said it was a possible shooting. But we can not yet confirm this.  Avoid the area for awhile so emergency personnel can investigate the scene.

If you have info. please contact us.


Rockford Scanner™: Homicide by Intoxicated Use of Vehicle

On 5/4/19 at 2118 hours Rock County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a two vehicle head on collision on Hwy 14 North of E Cty Tk MM. On Hwy 14 a southbound Ford Mustang was attempting to pass an uninvolved vehicle. While the Mustang was traveling southbound in the northbound lane, it collided head on with a Buick Encore.

As a result of the collision a 33 year old male of Janesville was pronounced dead on scene. The male was an occupant of the Mustang. The driver of the Encore suffered minor injuries and was transported to the hospital but eventually released.

The driver of the Mustang, Thomas Bluhm of Janesville, showed signs of impairment and was arrested for:

-Homicide by Intoxicated Use of a Vehicle
-OWI 2nd Causing Injury
-OWI 2nd

As a result of the crash Hwy 14 was shut down for approximately five hours while the Rock County Recon Team could complete their investigation.

Bluhm was booked into the Rock County Jail for court on 5/6/19.

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.


Rockford Scanner™: Death Investigation In Rockford, Still Developing

 Death Investigation

Sources are reporting a dead body.

It happened in the area of 9th st and Harrison ave around 4:45 pm today.

Sources said there is a dead body near this location.

Unknown how the person has died.

Still developing


Rockford Scanner™: Man Shot 6 Times In A Rockford Housing Complex, Still Developing

Rockford Scanner™: Man Shot In A Rockford Housing Complex, Still Developing

Update from the RPD:

Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford.

It happened just before 2 am in the 600 block of Score st.  Score st is located in the Orton Keyes housing projects off of Kishwaukee.

RPD Call Log

The victim is a male in his 20’s.  We been told the injuries are believed to be life threatening, but RPD has yet to confirm this.

The victim was shot at least 6 times.  3 times in the arm, once in the right rib area, once in the hip, once in the stomach.

No suspect information at the time of writing this.

RPD: On 4-29-19 at around 1:50 A.M., Rockford Police responded to the 600 block of Score St in reference to a shooting victim.  Upon arrival, Officers located one male victim in a vehicle who had been struck multiple times by gunfire.  The victim was transported to a local hospital by Rockford Fire with life-threatening injuries.  This is an on-going police investigation.  Anyone with further information are encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department and/or Crime Stoppers.

Video by a RS Source


Rockford Scanner™: Stabbing Victim in Rockford, Possibly Fatal




WANTED FOR MURDER: Keith Delao, 23, is wanted in connection to the deadly stabbing at Fairgrounds Park last Friday.


The victim has been identified as 38 year old Ronnie Ray

The victim has passed away and this is now a murder investigation. The victim was found by a citizen inside the Fairgrounds park gazebo.

That is located very close to the Rockford Police District 1 station.

The victim was laying in a large pool of blood and was not breathing.
The male victim is reported to be in his 30’s

Emergency personnel arrived on scene and transported the victim to a local ER,  where he was pronounced dead. The victim suffered multiple stab wounds.

Reports of a Hispanic male leaving the park around the same time the stabbing happened. Police will not confirm any suspect information at this time.

Still developing.

Sources are reporting a stabbing victim in Rockford.

Reports of a stabbing victim on the South end of Fairgrounds Park.
That is located just feet from the Rockford Police District 1 station.

The victim is bleeding heavily and is not breathing.

A Hispanic male was seen fleeing the park area, unknown if it is the suspect.

Still developing.


Rockford Scanner™: Shots Fired, Possibly Occupied Vehicle That Is Fully Engulfed

Sources are reporting a fully engulfed vehicle in Rockford

It happened around 12:30 am this morning in the area of the 1100 block of Sherman ave.

Sources said several gunshots were fired just prior to the fire, the shots were believed to be coming from inside the vehicle.

They believed the vehicle is occupied with at least one person.

The vehicle is fully engulfed in the roadway.

It is described as a Black 2007 utility that comes back to an address on Park Terrace.

Still developing.