Rockford Scanner™: Rockford police are investigating to more violent crimes

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Rockford police are investigating to more violent crimes that happen in Rockford

Rockford police labeled the calls as “In progress person: shooting, stabbing, robbery, kidnapping”

The first one happened around 4 AM in the 2100 block of Kilburn

The second one happened around 5:30 AM in the 2200 block of 19th Ave.

Rockford police have yet to provide any information on either of these calls

 







Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested After 2 Violent Crimes Against Female Employees

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ARRESTED: A Rockford man faces charges related to two separate, violent robberies in the City of Rockford. On Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at approximately 7:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Jasmine Pantry (2614 Kilburn Avenue) in reference to a robbery to the business where the clerk was beaten. The suspect fled with several items and cash. A 17-year-old male was originally identified as a possible suspect, but upon further investigation by detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit, it was determined the 17-year-old was not involved. Investigators were able to identify 20-year-old Joseph Collins as the suspect.

On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, SCOPE officers arrested Collins on an unrelated warrant. During the investigation, it was also determined that Collins was responsible for beating and robbing a pizza delivery driver in the 500 block of North Day Avenue on August 15, 2018.

Upon further review, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the below listed charges against Collins.

Joseph Collins, 20, Rockford: Robbery (Jasmine Pantry)
Aggravated Battery (Jasmine Pantry)
Robbery (Pizza Delivery)
Aggravated Battery (Pizza Delivery)

Collins was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Collins are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court

 







Rockford Scanner™: Suspects armed with a shotgun commit a home invasion and get away in Rockford

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Around 2 AM there was a home invasion in Rockford

It happened in the area of 2809 Halsted

Suspects are two black males armed with shotguns and last seen on foot in the area.

No other information is available at this time

 

 








Local Dollar Store Robbery on East State, Suspect Drops Wallet While Fleeing

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An RS fan reported to us that the Family Dollar next to the DMV on the 3700 block of East State ST has been robbed.

This fan witnessed a heavy set pudgy faced black male in a white t-shirt and red pants with curly hair run out of the family dollar store with an employee yelling “STOP THAT MAN”.

As this person ran he dropped his wallet according to the fan report.

If you’re in the area of the 3700 block of East State ST please notify the police if you see someone matching this description.

After posting this, another fan said the description was Hispanic male with black jeans with short hair and gray t-shirt.








Rockford Scanner™: Victims Restrain Suspect For The Rockford Police, Suspect Arrested

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VICTIM RESTRAINS SUSPECT: On Sunday, September 16, 2018, at approximately 1:00 a.m., Rockford Police officers were called to the 1000 block of 14th Street for a burglary to a vehicle.

Before officers arrived, they learned the victim and his sister followed the suspect vehicle after the suspect broke into the male victim’s truck. The suspect pulled his vehicle over at 16th Street and 10th Avenue, got out and confronted the male victim.

The two got into a physical altercation before the male victim tackled the suspect to the ground and held him there until officers arrived a few minutes later. The suspect was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries sustained during the altercation. A stolen vehicle was also recovered.

Upon further review, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the below listed charges against the suspect.

Rodriquez Bunton, 44, Rockford: Burglary to a Vehicle, Aggravated Battery, Unlawful Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

Bunton was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Bunton are merely accusations. As in all cases, the suspect is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Another violent night and weekend in the city of Rockford

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it was another violent night in the city of Rockford

Below are just a couple of the violent crime police calls.

In progress person:Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery, Kidnapping & In Progress Property: Home invasion, burglary

Weapons violations/Shots Fired:

Below are the medical assist calls. As you know the local police label some major violent crimes such as murders,  as medical assist. not all of these medical assistants are violent crimes but is safe to assume some of them might be because of the previous actions and labeling from the local police.

 

 

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating Another Armed Robbery in Rockford



Sources are reporting another armed robbery in Rockford. 

This robbery happened in the 2700 block of School st 

A citizen was robbed by 2 suspects. 

#1 Black male, wearing black shirt and blue shorts. 

#2 Female black, dreads and wearing a grey shirt. 

Armed with a weapon. 

Last seen southbound on foot. 

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Man Robbed in Rockford, RPD Silent In Call Log



 

Source  sent us the following:

“There was a robbery downtown this morning about 5 a.m. my friend was walking to the bus stop to catch the bus to go to work

He was jumped by two black men with hoodies on ans armed with  a gun

They robbed him. The guy said please don’t shoot me just take the money , which was about $80

Apparently after he had paid his bills that he had saved for his groceries

Luckily he had his phone in his pocket and they didn’t check that!!

He said he called the police and they said there’s nothing they could do about it but take a report!

Nobody should have to go through this trying to go to work…

This is the second one I know of now that has been robbed the other one was slashed remember?

This happened on 2nd Street one block from Walnut Street around 5am

Please post this information to warn people!! Thanks”

Editors note: RPD is silent on this and did not even log it in their call log

 








Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Rob A Man Pushing A Car, on The East Side

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Rockford Police Officers responded to the 1500 block of Woodruff Ave. for a report of an armed robbery to citizen. Officers located the victim who stated he was pushing a cart in the 1500 block of Woodruff Ave. when he was approached by suspect 1 and 2.

The suspects pointed a gun at the victim and demanded the victims money. Once the suspects took the victim’s wallet the suspects fled the area eastbound on foot. The suspects were described as follows:

Suspect 1 – black male, light skinned, 16 years old, thin, 5’7”.

Suspect 2 – black male, light skinned, 30 years old, 5’6”, 200 lbs.

The victim was not injured during the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Another Carjacking Just Happened in Rockford, Still Developing



 

Sources are reporting another carjacking in Rockford. 

This one happened in the 1200 block of N Main st in Rockford. 

That is near N Main and Boilvin

The vehicle is a Red 2007 GMC Envoy with a plate # of Z674135 (or similar) 

Suspect was armed with a gun. If you see it, call the police. 

There was another carjacking tonight, details at http://rockfordscanner.com/2018/09/13/rockford-scanner-night-of-carjackings-in-rockford-another-carjacking-reported/

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Another Business In Rockford Has Been Robbed

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CHARGED: Detectives from the Rockford Police Department’s Violent Crime Unit conducted a follow up investigation into the armed robbery at the Circle K (3819 Broadway) that happened on September 6, 2018.

Then, officers learned that a male suspect pointed a gun at the female clerk and demanded money from the registers. The victim complied, and the suspect fled on foot. The victim was not hurt.

The investigation was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office and as a result, charges were authorized and a warrant was obtained for the suspect.

Julian Peralta, 18, Rockford: Armed Robbery

On September 12, Peralta was served with the warrant while in custody on an unrelated charge. His bond is set at $500,000. The charges against Peralta are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.


On 09/06/18 at approximately 12:22 AM Rockford Police were sent to The Circle K at 3819 Broadway to investigate an Armed Robbery to the business.  The store employee stated a masked suspect entered the store and displayed a handgun while demanding cash.

During the robbery the suspect struck the employee in the back with the handgun. The suspect left with an undetermined amount of cash and fled south on foot.

The armed robbery suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 160 pounds, wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt with white lettering on the front. The suspect was wearing a black baseball cap and had a dark bandanna covering his face.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Rockford Police or Rockford Area Crimestoppers.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating A Home Invasion In Rockford

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Sources reporting a lot of police officers in the 1100 block of Broadway. 

Rockford police confirmed a home invasion at 1136 Broadway. 

No suspect information due to the encryption. 

Unknown on injuries. 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Robbery on The East Side

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Sources reporting a robbery that just happened on the east side. 

What the source is reporting:

“Just a FYI a black male just tried to rob my husband at 7th street and 5th avenue in front if the Vietnamese restaurant right now. Warn people to stay away. The 911 lady  acted like it was no big deal!!! He walked up to the passenger door and tried to hit the window with his gun and rob him” 

That is the only information that was provided to us at this time.

No other information.


UPDATE: Medical was being dispatched to the area of 7th st and 6th ave just after this, for a battery victim that was beat up by a suspect that robbed them.

Sounds like a robbery spree going on, near the 7th st area. Not yet confirmed.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating Another Robbery At A Rockford Business



Sources are reporting another robbery in Rockford.

The robbery happened at IT Liquor in the 3600 block of Auburn st.

RPD confirmed a robbery call there.

Not yet known if the robbery happened to the business or to a citizen.

No suspect information, due to the encryption.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating Another Violent Crime Call in Rockford, Numerous Officers On Scene

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UPDATE: Police have yet to release any information on this scene.

Sources reporting there were at least 3 evidence markers next to some shell casings in the driveway of 6103 Kilburn.

Several officers and the crime scene unit was on scene.

We been told there was a shooting victim, but we can not yet confirm that.

No suspect information, due to the encryption.


Several sources are reporting a crime scene in Rockford. 

Numerous police and the crime scene van are in the 6100 block of Kilburn ave

Police have confirmed an “In Progress Person: Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery”  at 6108 Kilburn around 6:40 pm tonight. 

Police have the roadway blocked off. 

No suspect information, due to the encryption

Check back later for possible updates

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Another Business In Rockford Has Been Robbed

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On 09/06/18 at approximately 12:22 AM Rockford Police were sent to The Circle K at 3819 Broadway to investigate an Armed Robbery to the business.  The store employee stated a masked suspect entered the store and displayed a handgun while demanding cash.

During the robbery the suspect struck the employee in the back with the handgun. The suspect left with an undetermined amount of cash and fled south on foot.

The armed robbery suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 160 pounds, wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt with white lettering on the front. The suspect was wearing a black baseball cap and had a dark bandanna covering his face.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Rockford Police or Rockford Area Crimestoppers.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim, Approx 33 Weapons Violations And More Violence in Rockford Recently

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Several Sources are reporting at least one person was shot overnight.

Sources reporting the shooting happened in the 100 block of Buckbee.

RPD confirmed an “In Progress Person: Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery” at this location.

There was also reports of a shooting victim in the 1100 block of Broadway, RPD confirmed an Aggravated battery with a firearm.

In the last 72 hours in Rockford there have been approx. 33 weapons violations. The RPD labels their shots fired calls as weapons violations.