Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident, Possible Fatal Injuries. Still Developing





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Update: Officials have identified the victim as Lorne Hoover II, 43 of Machesney Park


Sources are reporting a very serious accident.

It happened on I-90 near mile marker 44.

Injuries are being reported, possible fatal injuries.

Avoid the area or expect delays.

Still developing.






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Rockford Scanner™: “Johns” Arrested In Rockford After An Undercover Sting



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On Saturday, January 12, 2019, officers from the Rockford Police Department conducted an undercover operation in District 2 targeting people attempting to purchase sex, commonly called “Johns”.

The operation is part of the department’s “end demand” approach to combating street-level commercial sex trade. As a result, officers took three men into custody, and they were charged.

Marcus Evens, 47, Rockford: Solicitation of a Sexual Act, Battery

Nathan Weingartner, 40, Machesney Park: Solicitation of a Sexual Act

Andre Nelson, 52, Madison, Wis.: Solicitation of a Sexual Act, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Suspended/Revoked License

The charges against Evens, Weingartner, and Nelson are merely accusations. The men are considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Possible Burglary to A Local Tow Truck Business



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Sources are reporting a possible burglary to A to Z Towing on Elm ave in Machesney Park around 1 am this morning.

Reports of the business was burglarized.

Unknown if it is related but neighbors said there was a dark colored truck with window stickers of a woman in the back window that were light colored, that was in the area acting suspiciously just prior to the burglary.

No other information at this time


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Rockford Scanner™: Emergency Personnel Working A Scene In Machesney Park, Several Emergency personnel On Scene



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UPDATE: Sources said the alleged suspect is 22 year old Steven J. Hawks. He was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle, resisting police, robbery and drugs. Currently on no bond until he goes to court, the $150 was for a warrant.

Sources reporting numerous emergency personnel working a scene in Machesney Park.  Several police officers are searching the apartment complexes near Seaton Hall, Zenith Parkway, Delta Drive, etc…. for a suspect.

Sounds like they have a large police perimeter in the area searching for a suspect.

We cant confirm it because the encryption and police haven’t released any information.

We will try to bring you updates as they become available.

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Rockford Scanner™: FBI Task Force Working A Scene in Machesney Park



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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.

RS Source

UPDATE: Sources are reporting this is a warrant service/bust.

Sources said the man arrested is a registered sex offender.
53-year-old James Umbaugh

We can confirm this man has been arrested and is currently being booked in the Winnebago County Jail.

Police have yet to release information.


Several sources have told us the FBI task force is working a scene near July Drive & Judy ct in Machesney Park this afternoon.
July Drive is near Ventura blvd

Sources are reporting the FBI Task force along with other officers, are on scene near July Drive.

They are carrying Orange Hazmat bags and wearing rubber gloves.

Unknown what happened at this time.

Police have yet (And like normal probably won’t) to release information on this.

Check back later for possible updates.

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Rockford Scanner™: Pedestrian Hit By A Vehicle In Machesney Park


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Pedestrian Hit By A Vehicle In Machesney Park

Sources reporting Just before 5:30 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were responding to an accident scene in Machesney park

It happened near N Second st and Copper drive, on the service drive.

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle near this location.

Injuries were being reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries.





Rockford Scanner®: Semi Tractor Trailer Hits A Pedestrian In Machesney Park






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Just before 8 am this morning, emergency personnel were responding to an accident with injuries.

Initial reports are saying a pedestrian was hit by a semi tractor trailer in Machesney Park.

It happened in the back parking lot of a business in the 9800 block of N Alpine.

Injuries were being reported, unknown on the severity of the injuries.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Check back later for possible updates

 







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Rockford Scanner™: Sources reporting an auto accident with injuries in Machesney Park 

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Rockford Scanner™: Construction Crew Hits Gas Line, Then Flees Scene. Emergency personnel En Route

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Around 3:30 pm today, the NPFD were responding to a gas line that was struck by a construction crew.

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Rockford Scanner™: Sources are reporting a dead body was just located in Machesney Park

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Sources are reporting a dead body was just located in Machesney Park.

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