Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Police Are Investigating An Armed Robbery On The West Side



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Sources are reporting an armed robbery on the West side.

It happened in the 800 block of N Court st around 11 am this morning.

Sounds like the suspect may have been armed with a knife or a similar object.

Rockford police have confirmed an attempted armed robbery.

No other information at this time.


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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Police Investigating An Armed Robbery, Suspects Get Away



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Sources are reporting an armed robbery in Rockford.

Rockford police have confirmed the robbery, but have yet to release any information on the incident.

The armed robbery happened around 11:15 pm near Preston and Pierpont.

We been told the victim was injured during the robbery.  The alleged suspects are described as 2 black males wearing dark clothing and armed with a gun. Last seen on foot.  But again, RPD are encrypted and have yet to release any information so we can not confirm it.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Another Business In Rockford Was Robbed, Police Investigating



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On 1-8-19 at approximately 8:24pm officers responded to 290 N Mulford Rd. (Subway) for an Armed Robbery to the business. The store clerk advised she was approached by two suspects who demanded money.

One of the suspects approached her from behind implying he had a weapon. The suspects ordered the clerk to open the register at which point they took an undetermined amount of USC. Both suspects then fled on foot.

Suspect #1 was described as a black male, 5’3″ tall, stocky build, wearing a black jacket and pants and had a scarf or mask over his face.

Suspect #2 was described as an unknown race female, 6’0″ tall, thin build, wearing a black hooded sweathshirt with a scarf or mask over her face. No one was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rockford Police or Winnebago County Crime Stoppers.


Sources are reporting another business in Rockford was robbed.

Sources are reporting several police officers were working a scene at the Subway in the 200 block of N Mulford around 8:30 pm.

Only suspect information is 2 males that fled the scene on foot.

 

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting Numerous Police Working A Scene On The West Side, Possible Robbery



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On 01/07/2019 at 1819 hours, Rockford Police responded to 1502 Kilburn Avenue, Rockford, (KFC) in reference to an Attempted Armed Robbery.

Officers met with employees at KFC who advised that a unknown black male suspect entered the business and announced an armed robbery, while the suspect was brandishing a kitchen knife.

The suspect demanded the employees open the cash register but they did not. The suspect tried to open the cash register but was unsuccessful.

The employees were able to make the suspect leave the business without taking any money from the register. The suspect was last seen northbound from the business on foot. A search of he immediate area for the suspect by officers was unsuccessful. This investigation is ongoing.


Several sources reporting numerous police officers working a scene on the West side.

Numerous police are working a scene near Kilburn, near Auburn.

Unknown what happened due to the encryption.

We been told it was another robbery, but we can not confirm it yet.

They are searching for suspects in the area, butagain unknown what the suspects descriptions are dueto the encryption.


RS fan sent us this: 8 squads went by our house tonight on kilburn just north of Auburn with just their lights on (no sirens) headed North on Kilburn. They were going up and down the streets with their lights shining towards people’s yard. Looked like they were looking for someone.

Smdh I really wish scanner feed was made available to the public. I have to drive home tonight from work in fear of what’s going on. I mean there seriously could be a mad man on the run and I have to go inside my home.

Luckily My husbands home and this is what he just text me. But Every night I make my husband wait for me outside in our garage just to insure my safety and the safety of our children.

We choose to live in the neighborhood we live in because its affordable. I cant see myself paying $1200 or more just to live on the east side.

Needed to vent for a min. Just was giving you guys a heads up. Alot of commotion going up and down Kilburn. THANK YOU for everything you guys do at the Rockford Scanner.


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Rockford Scanner™: Armed Robbery Call At Best Buy



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UPDATE:

Aggravated Robbery: On Sunday, January 6, 2019, shortly after 7:30 p.m., Rockford Police officers were called to Best Buy (281 Deane Drive) for a robbery. There, officers learned the 19-year-old suspect entered the store and loaded a cart with video gaming equipment. An employee approached the suspect, who then implied he had a weapon and fled the store. The suspect vehicle, a blue minivan, was located and stopped a short time later near East State Street and Mill Road. Officers took the four occupants in the minivan into custody. Upon further review of the case, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the below listed charges.

Jakari Smith, 19, Rockford: Aggravated Robbery

Torrence Lewis, 21, Rockford: Aggravated Robbery

Smith and Lewis were lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. A 16-year-old female was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center for probation violation. The fourth person in the suspect vehicle was released without charges.

The charges against Smith, Lewis, and the juvenile female are merely accusations. They are considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.


Sources are reporting an armed robbery at the Best Buy just before 8 pm.

RPD confirmed a robbery call at the Best Buy, but have not released any other details at this time.

Unknown if it is related to this incident or not: http://rockfordscanner.com/2019/01/06/rockford-scanner-police-have-guns-drawn-on-people-on-a-busy-rockford-road/

The RPD had a dark colored van stopped and had the occupants at gunpoint at E State and Mill around the same time the robbery call happened.


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Rockford Scanner™: Armed Robbery Just Happened in Rockford, Still Developing



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Sources are reporting an armed robbery that just happened.

It happened in the 900 block of Kishwaukee.

Suspects fled in a Blue Chevy Colbalt with a Black Spoiler.

Suspects are 2 Hispanic males.

Drivers is a male Hispanic, 6 foot, thin build,  wearing a Black sweater and Blue jeans and armed with a large handgun.

Passenger is a male Hispanic around 15 years old, 5’3, medium build.

They were last seen southbound on Kishwaukee

 


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Rockford Scanner™: South Beloit Business Just Robbed, Still Developing



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From SBPD:

On Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 7:51pm South Beloit Police Officers were dispatched to “Got Slots” in the 900 block of Blackhawk Blvd for a robbery that just occurred. Officers met with the female employee of the business. She advised that a black male, 5’7″ tall, wearing all black clothing and a black bandana over his face entered the business through the front door. The suspect was armed with a semi-automatic handgun and demanded cash. The employee provided the suspect with cash and he then exited the building through the rear door. A witness in the area reported seeing two black males in a dark colored car just west of the business. This car left the area on Springfield Avenue towards Blackhawk Blvd.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the South Beloit Police Department at (815) 389-3491


Sources are reporting a business in South Beloit was just robbed.

It happened in the 900 block of Blackhawk in S Beloit.

Suspect was able to get away. No suspect description, due to the encryption.


UPDATE: RS fan nearby said the suspects fled in a Silver Grand Prix. The cash bag was located nearby. Many police officers on scene. The business is called Got Slots.

Still developing.


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Rockford Scanner™: Carjacking in Rockford, RPD Investigating



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Sources are reporting a carjacking in Rockford.

The carjacking happened around 9:30 am this morning in the 200 block of N Avon in Rockford.

RPD did confirm a carjacking, but no other information is available

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating An Armed Robbery in Rockford



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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.

On Wednesday December 19th, 2018 at 7:28pm, Rockford Officer’s responded to 3201 Gilbert Ave in reference to an attempted robbery.

Through further investigation, they learned that the suspect called in a pizza delivery for that address and attempted to rob the pizza delivery person in the parking lot.

The suspect held a loaded rifle magazine in his hand, pointed it at the delivery person, and demanded property from him.  A struggle ensued between both individuals prior to the suspect fleeing on foot southbound.

No property was taken and the victim was not injured.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 27-35 years of age, 5’08”, 155 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

This is an on-going investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.


Sources are reporting an armed robbery that happened in Rockford.

Numerous police and police k-9 are on scene of an armed robbery in the 3200 block of Gilbert. (Near Kilburn)

The victim is a pizza delivery driver

Suspects got away, police are searching the area.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Armed Robberies, Police Searching For Suspect



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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.

 

WANTED MAN: A Rockford man is wanted in connection to two armed robberies within the past week. On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 shortly before 7:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Boost Mobile (3201 Auburn Street) in reference to an armed robbery.

Officers learned the male suspect, armed with a handgun, robbed the business of money and fled. At approximately 7:20 p.m., Rockford Police officers were called to S&H Tobacco (2744 11th Street) for a report of an armed robbery. Officers learned the suspect entered the business, pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money. The suspect then fled the business with the money. No one was hurt in either incident.

Detectives from the Rockford Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit conducted a follow-up investigation into the incidents. Subsequently, the suspect was identified as 24-year-old Janathan Turner. The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the cases, authorized charges, and a warrant was obtained for Turner on December 13, 2018.

Janathan Turner, 24, Rockford: Armed Robbery (2 Counts)

Detectives are investigating the possibility that Turner may be responsible for other similar robberies.

Turner is not in custody and remains at large. His bond is set at $250,000. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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