Rockford Scanner™: 2 Scenes Causing Serious Traffic Delays On 2 Major Roadways





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UPDATE:

  • We been told a local police officer was involved in this accident at N Second and Auburn/Spring Creek. We are awaiting to hear back from RPD for confirmation and more info. .
  • Source is reporting major snow drifts along Route 2 near Gleasman, still as of midnight. Police said many roads that are North/South and are out in the country areas are heavily drifted in some areas and they want you to exercise caution if you have to travel tonight and tomm.

 

Sources are reporting 2 major scenes in the area.

N Second st near Auburn is currently shut down due to a scene  near this location. They were diverting traffic, but we just been told it is now shut down.

We been told this is a serious accident involving at least 7 vehicles, via sources. Caused by slippery road conditions.

Jess StrongArm “Def missed getting hit by the car who wasn’t yielding and hit the police SUV on North 2nd by the Auburn exit! Craziness”

Carol Holliday-Werntz:  “Yes…someone hit the officer”s car and the officer’s car then hit our son’s car…who was picking up his wife who had rolled her car over a bit earlier.”

 

Also N Main near Gleasman, is another scene and is causing major traffic delays in this area as well.

Emergency personnel are saying the roadways are extremely slippery.

Check back later for updates, in the meantime avoid these 2 areas

Update from RS fan Nancy Ann: “N Main and Gleasman, snow is blowing and drifting. Cars lined up a long distance. Rescue at the scene”






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Rockford Scanner™: 2 Different Auto Accidents Near Local Schools





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Sources are reporting 2 different accidents, by 2 different local High Schools this morning.

The first was a multiple vehicle accident on N Main near Boylan High School. Possibly up to 5 vehicles were reported to be involved in this accident.

The other accident scene happened by Lincoln Middle School at Charles st and 11th st.  Reports of up to 3 OR 4 vehicles are involved in this accident scene.

We have been told injuries are reported at both accident scenes. We can not confirm the severity of the injuries at this time.

The cause of these accidents, are under investigation.

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Rockford Scanner™: Robbery At A Local Pool Hall, Police Investigating



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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.

Sources are reporting a local pool hall was robbed at gunpoint today.

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Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Injuries Near Roscoe 


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Rollover Accident With Injuries Near Roscoe 

 

It happened on N Main, just North of Latham.

There is a rollover accident near this location.

Injuries were being reported. Avoid the area.

 





Rockford Scanner®: Rockford Business Just Robbed, Suspect Gets Away






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On Wednesday November 21, 2018 at 8:49 pm Officers from the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to the CVS Pharmacy located at 3718 N. Main St. reference an attempted robbery.  Officers met with an employee who reported a subject entered the business demanding money.  The employee reported no weapon was displayed or implied.  The suspect fled the business south bound in a gray 4 door vehicle.  Nothing was stolen and no injuries were reported.

Suspect – Black male, 20’s, 5’8 – 5’10”, medium build wearing a dark ski mask, dark coat with hood up.

This is an on-going investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.


Another Rockford Business Robbed

Just before 9 pm tonight, sources reporting several police officers working an armed robbery to a Rockford business.

It happened at the CVS on N Main.

Suspect is a black male approx. 5’6. Last seen fleeing in a Silver Kia or an Elentra

 

 

 







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Rockford Scanner®: Another Robbery In Rockford, Robbery Suspect Injures Female Victim






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Victim speaks out:

From the victim: “I’m home now. I have a concussion, scraped arm. I lost both my shoes. My right foot is banged up. Ripped toenails, broken toes and a sprained foot. He had knocked me over on my back .I was drugged from the back of my car to through the parking lot towards to road . I’m very grateful to be alive. I’m still in shock. It happened all so fast”


Update from RPD: 

On 11/10/18 around 8:50pm Rockford Police Officers responded to Walgreens in the 3300 block of N. Main St. for an attempted strong arm robbery. The victim, who was parked in the parking lot, was loading her groceries into the trunk of her vehicle when the suspect ran toward her and attempted to grab her purse from her shoulder causing the victim fall to the ground.  The suspect did not get any property from the victim.  The suspect fled the area in a small vehicle.

The suspect was described as a white male in his mid 20’s.

Anyone with information concerning the incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department Officer-In-Charge (OIC) at 779-500-6498 or Crime Stoppers at 815- 963-STOP (7867).


Local police are encrypted and have yet to release information on these robberies.

But a source told us the suspects in this robbery are described as: Last seen in a white ford escort, male wearing an army green hoodie, passenger suspect is white male approx 35 years old, wearing a grey hoodie, tan jacket, last seen northbound


Another robbery in Rockford.

This one happened at the Walgreens on N Main.

Suspect physically battered/pushed the female victim to the ground during the robbery. The victim is injured and needs medical attention.

Suspect description is unknown, due to the encryption.

Suspect fled the scene on foot

 







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Rockford Scanner®: RS fan Has Their Vehicle Stolen From A Local Gas Station






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UPDATE: The suspect used the vehicle in a bank robbery. Car has been found. FBI Has it now until investigation is done.


RS fan Ana Olvera said:

“So Tonight We Went To Get Snacks So We Could Watch A Movie With My Daughter. While In The Store This Guy And His Other Friend Decide To Break In And Take The Car. Help Us Get My Daughters Uncles Car Back.
At The Mobile On N.Main And Reynolds St.
Help Get The Real Criminals Like This Out The Streets.”









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Rockford Scanner™: One Person Taken Into Custody, Possible Stabbing Suspect




There was a serious stabbing incident in Rockford.
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While we were at the stabbing scene, several officers left the stabbing scene in a hurry, headed northbound on N Main.

The police detained a person at the Mobil station just North of the stabbing scene. (As you can see in the video above)

At the time of writing this, all we can confirm is several police officers have taken one person into custody at the Mobil station on  N Main, just south of the wreck-it-round-a-bout. (Just North of the stabbing scene)

We tried to talk to the officers and get information after they quickly whisked the person away in the transport van, but police refused to talk to us.

So at this time, it is not yet known if this is the suspect in the stabbing or if this is a different incident.

 







Rockford Scanner™: Teen Just Shot in Rockford, Still Developing



On 7/22/18 at around 4:15 P.M. Rockford Police responded to the 1100 block of N Main St for the report of a shooting victim. Upon arrival officers located one shooting victim, a 19 year old male, whom had been shot one time.

The victim was taken to a local hospital and treated for non life threatening injuries. During the investigation officers learned that the shooting happened in the 1200 block of N. Main St.

No suspect information is available at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call the Rockford Police Department.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Hits Victim In Head, Then Steals The Victims Truck



 

 

 

Details are minimal due to the encryption. 

This morning a man came out of his residence on N Main in Rockford.

It happened near 3514 N Main. 

While he exited his house a suspect hit the victim in the head. The victim needed medical attention. 

Then the suspect stole the victims truck. 

No suspect information, or vehicle information at this time.