Rockford Scanner™: Victim beaten during a robbery at a Rockford business


Victim beaten during a robbery at a Rockford business.

On Sunday, June 16 just before 8 PM Rockford Police Department responded to the Kentucky fried chicken at 3035 11th St. in reference to a robbery that just happened.

An 18-year-old male victim was beaten by two suspects. The suspects then proceeded to rob the victim of cash and other belongings. The suspects then fled on foot. The victim sustained injuries from the robbery.

Suspects are described as two black males both around 17 years old. One of them is approximately 6 foot one and weighing about 190 pounds, Last seen wearing a red hoodie and black pants.The other had on glasses and is approximately 6 foot two and weighing about 140 pounds, Last seen wearing a black Nike jacket and black pants.



Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For OWI, Allegedly Under The influence Of Drugs


On 6-16-19 at 11:35 PM Janesville Police were sent to the Kwik Trip at 3359 Milton Av for a down subject.

Upon arrival officers had contact with a male subject in a vehicle in the parking lot. The suspect appeared to be impaired by drugs upon initial observation.

The suspect was put through standard field sobriety tests which confirmed impairment. The driver was arrested for OWI and submitted to an evidentiary blood test with results pending.

A department of transportation records check showed 3 prior convictions for OWI. Officers located drug evidence in plain view inside the vehicle. The suspect is being held at the Rock County Jail until his initial court appearance.

Arrested: Thompson, Aaron T. age 32 of Janesville
Charges: OWI 4th offense
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Probation Hold



Rockford Scanner™: Porch On Fire in Loves Park


Sources are reporting a fire in Loves Park.

It happened around 6:30 am this morning in the 500 block of Lawn.

A porch is on fire. The flames are approx 5 feet from the structure.

LPFD arrived on scene quickly and was able to get the situation under control.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


Rockford Scanner™: Missing Teen Near Rockton

Brandie Larange said:

“Missing Run Away! Makinzie 15 yrs old from Rockton, IL Last known location was Advia Credit Union around 1AM 6/16/19.

Please I beg of you if anyone sees her or knows her whereabouts call me (779)207-1441 or the Rockton Police Department. Please share!!!”


Rockford Scanner™: Numerous officers working two different scenes in Rockford


Sources are reporting two scenes in the Rockford area. With several police at each scene.

  • Kentucky fried chicken on 11th St. as numerous police. It is not yet known on what happened at this time. We have been told is been a robbery and a shooting scene. But as you know we cannot confirm anything and police have not released any information.
  • O’Reilly’s auto parts on Broadway there are several officers on scene. Again we cannot confirm anything at this time because of police have not released any information and are encrypted. We have been told this is a traffic stop and somebody might’ve fled from the traffic stop.



Rockford Scanner™: Accident with injuries on the east side

Isabelle Urban

Sources are reporting a bad accident on Rockford Eastside.

It had been just before 10 PM in the area of Perryville and East State Street.

Injuries are being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. We have been told both life-threatening and also non-life-threatening injuries. So it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. You want to avoid this area for a while while police and emergency personnel cleanup the scene and investigate the accident. The cause of the accident is under investigation

Isabelle Urban


Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle accident with injuries, still developing


Sources are reporting a bad motorcycle accident in Rockford.

It happened around 8:20 PM tonight in the area of Loomis and independence.

A motorcycle has crashed near this location and injuries are being reported. Sources at the scene said the injuries appear pretty serious. We can cannot confirm the severity of the injuries at this time. No other information is available.The cause of the accident is under investigation



Rockford Scanner™: Emergency Personnel Searching For A Missing Person At A Local Park

Update: Police have yet to release information or a photo. But we have been told he is a man in his 60’s with white hair.

Sources are reporting a lot of police working a scene in Rock Cut State Park. 

For the last few hours now, several emergency personnel including a police K-9 are assisting in searching for a missing man out at the park. 

Police have not released any info. on the missing man, or a photo.

The man is believed to be suffering from a medical condition.

No other information at this time.



Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries, Police Investigating


Sources are reporting an auto accident. 

It happened around 1 pm today in the area of Grenshaw and Lawndale.

Injuries were being reported. It is unknown on the severity of the injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.  Still developing.