Sources are reporting a home invasion in Machesney Park.
It happened just after midnight last night in the 8500 block of Colchester Drive.
Sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel were on scene. Unconfirmed reports of injuries. Suspects fled in a pickup truck that possibly hit a deer while fleeing and has front end damage. No other information at this time.
Winnebago County police rarely ever release any information since encrypting. So do not expect any updates on this. Sorry.
On Monday, May 27th, 2019 at 10:33 pm Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to 400 Stanley St. to meet with a pizza delivery driver who was just robbed.
The victim advised as he was delivering a pizza 3-5 black males robbed him at gunpoint. Officers arrived in the area quickly and located the suspects near Green St. and Stanley St. The suspects fled on foot.
3 juvenile suspects were apprehended after a foot chase. 4 BB guns were discarded and located in the area of the suspects’ flight. The victim sustained minor injuries and did not seek medical attention.
The Winnebago State’s Attorney’s Office was consulted and authorized the charges of Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Battery, and Resisting a Police Officer for each of the juveniles.
All of the juveniles were lodged in the Winnebago County Detention Center. The charges against the suspects are merely accusations. They are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
There is no further description on any outstanding other suspects.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department, or CrimeStoppers at 815 963 STOP (7867)
Delivery Driver Robbed at Gunpoint in Rockford.
A delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint at Green and Stanley in Rockford.
5 black males in their teens robbed a delivery driver. They were armed with a gun (possibly a bb gun) they fled on foot.
Police have a large perimeter setup searching for the suspects.
It happened around 10 PM in the area of Montague and Meridian.
Several injuries are being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. At least two ambulances are reported to be on scene. Several emergency personnel are at the scene and have the area blocked off in are diverting traffic. Please avoid the area or expect delays. The cause of the accident is under investigation.