Rockford Scanner™: Explosion & Explosive Device in Rockford

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UPDATE: RFD FF said there was an explosive device and needed an investigator. RFD, RPD and the ATF were all on scene investigating.


Details are minimal right now. 

There was an explosion noise just before 9 pm in Rockford. 

Calls of an explosion in the area of Dresden ave in Rockford.  Unknown on the exact location at the time of writing this. 

Emergency personnel did find an explosive device and requesting an investigator. It is not yet known the exact location of the explosive device. 

This is still developing, we will post updates as they become available 








Rockford Scanner™: Rockford fire department is in route to battle a house fire on the east side



Around 12:40 AM the Rockford fire department were responding to a possible house fire.

It happened in the 3100 block of 16th St. in Rockford.

Reports of the basement is on fire at the time of writing this.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is still developing

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Rockford Scanner™: Homeowners Shoot At Home Invasion Suspect in Rockford

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Around 2 am this morning, several sources were reporting a large police presence at a scene.

Several emergency personnel were responding to an attempted home invasion in Rockford. It happened on Canon, near Harrison. 

The homeowner fired their gun at the alleged suspect. Also the homeowners dog went after the suspect.

The suspect is a Hispanic male, last seen on foot. 

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: a vehicle crashes into a house in Rockford

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Update: The vehicle did not hit the house

 


Around 10:45 PM the Rockford fire department were dispatched in reference to an automobile accident.

It happened in the 2900 block of Lepay

a vehicle has crashed into a house near this location.

Injuries are being reported, it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this.

Still developing








Rockford Scanner™: Serious Motorcycle Accident, 2 Injured. Avoid The Area



 

 

 

Around 7:30 pm tonight several sources were reporting a serious motorcycle accident in Rockford. 

It happened in the area of Rockton and Chestnut. 

There is a serious motorcycle accident near this location. 

At least two people injured.  One with massive head injuries and unconscious. 

Avoid the area.  

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident With Injuries, Emergency Personnel En Route

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Around 6:20 pm tonight, emergency personnel were responding to a motorcycle accident. 

It happened in the area of Jefferson and 3rd. 

There is an auto accident that involves a motorcycle near this location. 

At least one person is reporting injuries. 

Several emergency personnel are enroute. 

Avoid the area. 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Shooting Victims – South Beloit



 

 Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office have charged 18-year-old Logan Wunder of South Beloit with 1 Count First Degree Murder, 1 Count Attempted Murder, and 1 Count Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.

A 17-year-old South Beloit boy was also charged with a pending criminal cased not related to this incident.

Further charges are pending until the investigation is complete.



UPDATE – 9 PM:  

22-year-old white male has died at a Rockford hospital after suffering from a gunshot wound to his head during a shooting Saturday afternoon just before 2 pm in the area of 100 S. Lincoln Street in South Beloit, IL.  The remaining two victims include; a 21-year-old man who is in critical condition at a Rockford hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg and abdomen, and a 19-year-old man who is in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the upper chest.  He was transported to a Janesville hospital and later transferred to a Madison hospital.

The two shooting victims have been able to provide police with a name and description of the individual who shot them.  While witnesses have provided police with a description and name of the second suspect who was with the shooter.  The two suspects are described as a white males, that fled the scene in a maroon colored Chrysler vehicle.

About an hour and a half later, the two suspects turned themselves into the South Beloit Police Department.  They have since been transported to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department for further questioning.  At this time, charges are pending for both suspects and more details won’t be available until after questioning has been finished and the Winnebago State’s Attorney can look over the evidence from the case.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department is currently assisting the South Beloit Police Department with the investigation. The Beloit Police Department, the Rockton Police Department, and the Roscoe Police Departments all assisted at the scene of the shooting this afternoon.

UPDATE:  Around 2 pm Saturday afternoon, an altercation between 5 male individuals led to shots fired and three gun shot victims.  The suspects in this shooting are said to be around 18 years old and fled from the scene in a red car.

One victim was shot in the head and is in critical condition, while the other two victims are in serious condition.

Original Story:

Details are very minimal at this time, but just after 2 pm, a call went out for three shooting victims in the area of Center St and Lincoln St in South Beloit.  South Beloit Fire department has asked for mutual aid from Rockton Fire Department and Beloit Fire Department.  South Beloit Fire Department has also just requested for additional paramedics to respond to the scene.  This is still developing, so please check back for more details.








Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident With Injuries in Rockford

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Around 10:15 am this morning, emergency personnel were responding to an accident in Rockford. 

It happened in the area of E State and Trainer. 

Reports of a motorcycle accident near this intersection. 

Injures are being reported. 

Avoid the area. 








Rockford Scanner™: MABAS Toned Out For An Apartment Fire, Several FD En Route



 

 

 

Around 10:10 pm tonight several fire departments were en route to assist the Beloit  Fire Department. 

An apartment is on fire near 940 W Grand in Beloit. 

Sounds like everyone was able to evacuate. 

They have requested nearby fire departments to assist. 

Still developing 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: MABAS Toned Out For A Fully Engulfed House Fire

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LATEST UPDATE:  Just after 8 pm on July 27, 2018, a call came out for a house fire showing flames at 11102 Meadowlark Ln in Belvidere, IL.  A neighbor who was outside working on her car reported hearing a large explosion, which came from the tires of one of the vehicles exploding due to the heat of the fire.  She helped assist getting the family of four out of the house.  The fire appears to have started in the garage, spreading to the attic and eventually the rest of the house.  A neighboring house also sustained minor siding damage from the heat of the fire. The red cross is helping the family and no injuries are being reported at this time.  There is an unconfirmed report that one fireman might have been hurt, but we can’t confirm that at this time.  A few crews are still on the scene working hot spots at this time.  Fire crews from Capron, Belvidere, District 2, and South Beloit are a few of the departments that responded to the fire.

 

Original Story:

Shortly after 8 pm tonight several emergency personnel were responding to a house fire in Boone County

It happened in the 11000 block of Whip-Poor-Will Lane. The house is reported to be fully engulfed. All occupants are out.  

This is a MABAS box 10, several area fire departments are en route to assist. 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Battling Another Vacant House Fire



 

 

 

Another vacant structure goes up in flames tonight. 

Rockford Fire Department is battling another vacant house fire. This one is in the 400 block of Brooke rd in Rockford. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Man Shot In The Chest, No Suspect Information Due To Encryption



 

On 7/26/18 at around 11:03 P.M., Officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to the 2700 block of Halsted Rd., for the report of a shooting victim. Upon arrival officers located one shooting victim, a 38 year old male. The victim was taken to a local hospital and is in stable condition.

No suspect information is available at this time. Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact the Rockford Police Department or Winnebago County Crime Stoppers.


Sources reporting a shooting victim in Rockford. 

It happened around 11 pm in the 2700 block of Halsted

A man has been shot in the chest. Sources reporting possible life threatening. 

No suspect information, due to the encryption. 

Still developing








Rockford Scanner™: Victim Beaten During A Home Invasion in Rockford

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Around 3:10 am emergency personnel were dispatched for a home invasion in Rockford. 

It happened in the 200 block of Fairview blvd 

Suspect beat the victim during the home invasion. 

Suspect is a black male, 5’10, short hair, wearing a Grey jacket 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating An Armed Robbery On The East Side



 

 

 

On 7/23/2018 at around 9:50 hours, Officers from the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 4100 block of Florida Dr, in regards to an Armed Robbery.

Officers arrived and met with an adult male and an adult female who reported that they were approached by four suspects in a parking lot,while they were walking up to an apartment building doorway.

Two of the suspects were armed with handguns and demanded property from the victims. The suspects took a purse, wallet, and money from the victims and fled the area on foot.

The victims were not injured during this incident.

The suspects were described as four black males, 15-17 years of age, all of whom were wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department.

 

 








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. 








Rockford Scanner™: Reports Of A Stabbing Victim in Rockford

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Around 7:40 pm tonight, emergency personnel were responding to a stabbing in Rockford. 

It happened in thew area of 4120 Auburn st

Details are minimal right now. 

Sources are reporting at least one person was stabbed near this location. 

No suspect information at this time. 

Still developing. 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Beat Victim During A Robbery In Loves Park



On July 20th 2018 around 11:25 pm, the Loves Park Police were dispatched for an armed robbery in Loves Park. 

It happened at 7812 Venus, in Loves Park. 

The suspects beat the victim during the robbery and the victim had to seek medical attention. 

The suspects are three males (2 black, 1 white) and a female. The victim knew the female, but not the three males. 

Police are actively searching for the suspects.








Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Shooting Victims At A Scene in Rockford

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UPDATE:  Winnebago County Coroner said the victim is 21 year old Jordan Lilly of Rockford


One victim has passed away.  Another is in serious condition. Unknown on the 3rd victims condition. Police believe a fight at a party, led to the shooting. Still no suspect information at this time. Still developing


 

Around 3:20 am this morning several emergency personnel were dispatched for a multiple shooting victim call. 

There are reports of at least three people that were shot. 

One victim was shot at least 2 times in the chest. 

Two victims were located near Sablewood and Halsted. 

A third victim was on Sablewood. 

No suspect information. 

Still developing