Rockford Scanner™: Man Shot During An Armed Robbery, Police Investigating

On 4-17-19 at 1:03AM Janesville Police were sent to the 400 block of N. Terrace for a subject with a gunshot wound.

Upon investigation officers found a 48 yr old male resident at 441 N. Terrace St. with a gunshot wound to his hand.

The victim stated a person tried to rob him at gunpoint. The victim and suspect struggled over the gun resulting in the gun being discharged into the victim’s hand. The victim claims the suspect fled the area on foot.

Officers set up a perimeter and conducted a K9 track with no find on the suspect. The victim appears to have been targeted and there is no danger to the public.

The victim was transported to Mercy Hospital where he was treated and released. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this crime is encouraged to call Rock County Dispatch at 757-2244


Rockford Scanner™: Robberies, Possible Shooting, And A Power Outage

Sources are reporting a few scenes in the area

  • Power outage earlier today near 173 and West ln. Unknown on the cause of the power outage at the time of writing this
  • Reports of numerous police surrounding the area of the 1000 block of Broadway.  We been told there was a serious incident that took place, but RPD has yet to release information.  We been told there was a robbery and the victim was injured during the robbery (Possibly shot)
  • Robbery near School st and Johnston


Rockford Scanner™: Pedestrian Hit By A Vehicle At A Local Walmart

Update: The alleged robbery suspect snatched a purse and was fleeing, when they were hit by a moving vehicle. The alleged suspect might be connected to several other robberies in the area that police have been searching for. ~ Via source.

Sources are reporting a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle.

It happened around 4:15 pm today at the Walmart on Northridge.

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle near this location.

Non life threatening injuries were being reported.

A person involved in this, is reported to be a robbery suspect. The person is allegedly robbed a woman of her purse. It is not yet clear if the person injured is the victim or the suspect.

Police have yet to release a suspect description.

RPD is investigating.


Rockford Scanner™: RPD Releases Information On 2 Robberies At A Local Walmart

Original story at:

Suspect is described as a black male, 30-35 years old, 5’9, 160 lbs, dark jacket and light colored hoodie and dark pants.

On Tuesday April 2nd 2019 the RPD were dispatched to the Walmart on Northridge near Forest Hills and Riverside in reference to an armed robbery.

Suspect retrieved merchandise throughout the store.  He pulled a gun on an employee (We been told in the sporting goods area ) and threatened the employee.

The suspect then exited Walmart and slashed the tire of the security vehicle outside.  And then fled the scene.

RPD were again called back to the Walmart around 3:30 am, this time for an attempted armed robbery.  A man sitting in a truck in the parking lot was approached by a suspect in a Tan Suburban.  Suspect pulled a gun on the victim and demanded property. The victim threatened to call the police. The suspect then fled westbound on Riverside.  No injuries were reported.

The police are searching for the suspect. If you have any information please call the RPD at 815-966-2900


Rockford Scanner™: Man Burglarizes A Rockford Church, RPD Searching For The Suspect

KNOW HIM? On Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at approximately 2:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Washington Park Christian Church (801 Concord Avenue) in reference to a possible burglary. Upon arrival, officers saw damage to the front door where the suspect gained entry. Inside the church, officers located several electronic items strewn around, damage to instruments and church furniture.

Detectives from the Rockford Police Department recovered surveillance video of the incident involving a black male suspect, medium build, between 20-25 years old. Anyone with information on the suspect should contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area CrimeStoppers at 815-968-7867.


Rockford Scanner™: Robbery At A Local Walmart, Police Investigating

Sources are reporting an armed robbery at a local Walmart.

It happened around 3:30 am this morning at the Walmart on Northridge. That is the one near Forest Hills and E Riverside.

Reports of an armed robbery with a gun at the Walmart.

Reports of a man pulled a gun on an employee and also slashed a tire of the security vehicle.

The store went on lockdown. After the store went on lockdown, no customers were being let inside the building and the suspect robbed a customer in the parking lot.

Note: The man was reported to have been walking around the store since approx. 8:30 pm, approx. 7 hours before the incident took place.  Store security has great camera footage of the suspect, but has not released the footage.

Rockford Police confirmed an armed robbery, but did not provide any details.

UPDATE: RPD plans on making a press release on this now.  As soon as they do, we will update this.


Rockford Scanner™: Man Caught On A RING Camera Trying To Break Into Multiple Houses in Rockford


Sources are reporting this man attempted to break into a residence near Sedgeway drive.  This man allegedly tried to break into multiple houses in the area last night around 3 am. He arrived in a White SUV type of vehicle around 2:27 am. Attempted to break into multiple houses. Then left approx. 3:27 am.

Do you know this man? If so, call the police.


Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating Another Armed Robbery in Rockford


Police Investigating Another Armed Robbery in Rockford

RPD confirmed they are investigating an armed robbery in the 700 block of Alliance ave that happened Thursday night around 8:30 pm.

RPD did not provide any other information at this time.


Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating An Armed Robbery Near Downtown Rockford

Sources are reporting an armed robbery in Rockford.

It happened near the area of Whitman and Winnebago near downtown Rockford around 10:30 pm Thursday night.

Reports of a suspect who used a knife to rob the victim.

RPD has yet to release information on this incident or suspect information, at the time of writing this.

They have confirmed an armed robbery call though.


Rockford Scanner™: 3 Suspects Commit An Armed Robbery in Rockford, Get Away

Sources are reporting an armed robbery in Rockford.

It happened in the 1100 block of N Avon around 8 PM.

Suspects are 3 black males approx. 15 years old.  One of them had on a black mask and blue jeans. 2nd one had on a blue shirt and blue jeans. 3rd one had on a green shirt and blue jeans.

Last seen southbound.