Just before 6:30 pm tonight officers were dispatched to the area of 251 and Bridge. Scanner traffic is saying there is an auto accident near this location. A Black Escalade fled the scene. No injuries were reported. The accident is blocking traffic, so please avoid the area.
Admin Claude is reporting an accident On HARLEM just east of North Second, right at the first street next to Hamilton shopping center. (possibly Rodgers) Eastbound lanes of traffic are blocked. Injuries reported, unknown on the severity of the injuries.
Around 2:53 pm today several emergency personnel were dispatched to the service drive on N Second st, on the west side of N Second st near North park Rental. Scanner traffic is saying there is a serious accident. A motorcyclist and a vehicle have crashed. The motorcyclist is not breathing at the time when emergency personnel arrived on scene. They are blocking off traffic. Please avoid the area.
UPDATE: He is now breathing. They are requesting the crime scene unit. The motorcycle is reported to be a Harley Davidson
Update: At 3:03 pm they are requesting an ambulance to the scene. they said one is not yet on scene. They have toned out mutual aid.
At 3:06 pm, medical arrived on scene.
Update via the victims family: He is expected to recover. They said it will be a long road for recovery, he has multiple injuries. But he will recover. So this is great news!
Around 11:40 pm tonight a broadcast came over the scanner in reference to an armed robbery and a stolen vehicle in Loves Park. It happened at a business on N Second st. Sounded like the business was Shamrock Slots at 4901 N 2nd St. The suspect was only described as a male wearing a mask. And he stole a gold 2000 van. Last seen southbound.
Update via the ISP: White male, 5’5, 150 lbs, black hoody and black pants with cargo pockets, blue bandanna over his face, armed with a black handgun.
Update: Around 3 am officers saw the suspect vehicle near E State st and Summit, near Swedish American Hospital. They lost sight of the suspect.
UPDATE: They located the suspect vehicle on 11/8/2016. the suspect commited another armed robbery to a business and lead police on a high speed chase. They lost the suspect, and then he dumped the vehicle at the Sportscore on Elmwood. Full details http://rockfordscanner.com/2016/11/robbery-business-just-robbed-in-rockford-2/
Around 7:40 pm tonight several emergency personnel were dispatched to Harlem and N Second st in Machesney Park. Scanner traffic said a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at this intersection. Injuries were being reported. The victim had head injuries. The severity of the injuries were not known. No other information at this time
Around 10 pm tonight emergency personnel were dispatched to N Second and Forest Hills in reference to a hit and run accident. A vehicle fled from this scene and crashed a short time later in the 1200 or 12000 block of Ventura. The vehicle crashed into a tree and sounds like a pole as well. The driver is unconscious and extrication is needed. Still developing
On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at about 12:30 PM, an employee of House of Bottles, 5619 N. 2nd St., sold an alcoholic beverage to a minor.
The stores liquor license will be suspended at the start of business on Saturday, October 15, 12:00 AM through the end of business, Saturday, October 22.
Around 9:12 pm RS fan Jacob R contacted us and said: “I just drove past a car completely engulfed in flames off 251 and Prairie Hill Road”
Note: As you know the Rockford police are encrypted, so it is not known what happened.
Several Rockford Scanner fans said there are a lot of police squad cars working a scene down at Sinnissippi Park.
it is not known what happened, due to the Rockford police being encrypted.
If you know what happened, email us at RockfordScanner@Gmail.com
Around 9:16 pm several emergency personnel were dispatched to the 600 block of Marie in Machesney Park. A suspect was caught allegedly breaking into a vehicle. The citizens detained the alleged suspect until police arrived on scene. They requested an ambulance to the scene, unknown why. Sounds like the suspect and the citizen detaining them got into a fight, but not confirmed.
RS Fan said this might be domestic related.