Rockford Scanner™: Drug Bust In Poplar Grove, One Arrested

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The Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit concludes a six month drug investigation with the arrest of a Poplar Grove resident on felony drug charges.

Cesar E. Fournier, age 23 of Poplar Grove, was charged with three counts of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Class 1 Felony).

On Thursday, September 27th, the Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit was assisted by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office with a traffic stop during which Cesar E. Fournier was arrested on a Boone County warrant for three counts of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Class 1 Felony).

After the arrest of Fournier, Metro Narcotics Investigators, members of the Rockford DEA Task Force, and Boone County deputies executed a search warrant on a residence in the 100 block of Cornwall Circle in Poplar Grove.

During the investigation cocaine, a firearm, a vehicle, and United States currency was seized. Fournier is being held in the Boone County Jail in lieu of $150,000 10% bond.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible. A class 1 felony is punishable by 4-15 years in the Department of Corrections.

Anyone with information regarding suspicious activity is encouraged to contact the Belvidere Police Department at 815-547-6433 or Boone County Crimestoppers at 815-544-7867 (815-547-stop) and Persons with information leading to an arrest can be provided with a cash reward of up to $1000.00.

Members of the public are reminded that these are only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s guilt. Every defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the State’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.




Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Victims At An Accident Scene In Boone County




Sources are reporting a serious accident scene in Boone County.

It happened approx. 4:40 pm today in the area of 173 and Poplar Grove rd

Multiple injuries were reported.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

OTHER BOONE COUNTY NOTES: Unrelated to this accident scene but sources are reporting traffic backed up near Newburg and Ispen

Rockford Scanner™: Neighbors Hear Explosion in Candlewick, Confirmed House Fire

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Around 1 a.m. several emergency personnel were dispatched to a house fire in Candlewick.

It happened in the 800 block of Marquette

Neighbors heard an explosion noise and then saw their neighbors house on fire.

They are evacuating nearby houses.

Unknown on injuries.

Still developing




Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident in Boone County

A little after 1 pm today several sources were reporting a bad accident in Boone County. 

There was an auto accident in the area of Hunter rd and 76 in Boone County.  Injuries were being reported. The severity of the injuries were believed to be non life threatening.  There were two vehicles involved in the accident.

The cause of the accident is under investigation. 


Rockford Scanner™: Serious Rollover Accident in Boone County


Earlier tonight there was another serious accident. 

This one happened in Boone County on Poplar Grove rd near Beaverton. 

Two vehicles were reported to be involved in the accident. 

One of the vehicles involved has rolled over. 

A witness said they saw the MD-1 unit on scene.  and at least two ambulances. 

Unknown on the severity of the injuries, still developing




Rockford Scanner™: Video Of A Police Chase in Candlewick Lake

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Several sources told us there was a police chase in Candlewick Lake (in Boone County) Last night. 

Details are minimal.  Sounds like a person with a child fled from police in the Candlewick Lake area.

The vehicle hit some spike strips during the chase. The vehicle was doing circles around a certain area. 

The vehicle eventually stopped. Unknown why the suspect fled from police

Medical was dispatched to do a welfare check on the child.  No other information is available