Another Home Invasion in Rockford


Around 3 am this morning a broadcast came over the scanner in reference to a home invasion that happened near 317 Underwood in Rockford.
Suspect vehicle is described as a Maroon Saturn. Last seen westbound on Crosby from Daisy

Suspects: #1 Black male wearing dark clothing and a stocking cap
#2 Black male, thin build, dark clothing.


House Struck By Gunfire in Rockford



Officers responded to a call for shots fired in the 3600 block of Preston Street.  Responding officers discovered that the west side of 3614 Preston Street had been struck three times by gunfire.  No one inside was injured.  The victims did not hear the gun shots but heard glass break and then noticed their house had been struck.

Officers did not locate any shell casings.  During a neighborhood check it was learned that after the shots were heard a black male was seen walking from the area however there is no indication that he was involved.



Home Invasion, Robbery, Burglary, Etc….Crime in Rockford On Tuesday



Some of the Rockford police calls that happened earlier today:
Several burglaries and an attempted armed robbery

Home Invasion, Shooting/Stabbings(In Progress)

Shots Fired/Shootings(Weapons violations)





Vehicle Crashes Into A Stream In Rockford



Around 9:16 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to the 3300 block of E State st. Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle has crashed into a stream near this location. The vehicle is smoking. Unknown on injuries. Possible extrication is needed. Still developing.

Female Shot In Rockford



On Monday, December 5th, at around 3 minutes after midnight, Officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to 1651 10th Ave reference reports of a shooting victim.  Upon arrival Officers learned that an 18 year old Rockford woman had already been transported to a local hospital with a gunshot wound.  At the hospital, Officers learned that the victim was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.  Officers investigating the incident learned that a silver four-door car with multiple occupants had fired several rounds in the victim’s direction before fleeing the scene.

Just after midnight the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to the 1600 block of 10th ave in reference to a shooting victim.
Details are minimal right now, only saying there is a female that has been shot near this location.

Rockford police are encrypted, so no other information is available

Update on suspect information: Early 2000 4 door sedan with blue led lights. Male black driver. Multiple other subjects in the vehicle. Last seen northbound from the scene.


Armed Robbery To A Citizen In Rockford



Around 3 am this morning a broadcast came over the un-encrypted airwaves of the Illinois State police in reference to an armed robbery in Rockford.

It happened on Ridge ave in Rockford around 2 am.

The suspects fled in a Dark Blue Chevy Lumina 2 door.

#1 Male black around 6’2, wearing a black jacket or hooded sweatshirt. Armed with a gun.

#2 Male black, 5’6 wearing a White jumpsuit and armed with a gun

Last seen on Auburn st headed westbound


Another Person Stabbed In Rockford



Around 7:19 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to an address on Broadway. Sounds like the 1000 block of Broadway, but not confirmed yet. At Off The Top Barber Shop
Scanner traffic is minimal only saying there is a stabbing victim near this location. The victim is at a barber shop. The victim has been stabbed in the stomach area. He has lost consciousness

UPDATE: The victim has been stabbed many times in the chest and stomach area.  The vitals on the victim are very weak. They have called everyone available at the ER to be ready. The victim was transported to a local ER. The victim is a male around 40 years old.  The injuries are life threatening.

Sounds like the stabbing happened at a different location, and the victim walked into the barber shop, to seek help.

No suspect information, due to RPD being encrypted……..

Rockford police are encrypted, so no information from them


On Saturday, December 03, 2016 around 1915 hours Rockford Police Officers responded to Off the Top Barber Shop at 1024 Broadway in reference to a stabbing victim.  Upon arrival officers located a 48 year old black male suffering from multiple stab wounds. Rockford Fire arrived and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment.

During the course of the investigation officers learned the stabbing occurred in an alley to the south of Broadway and 9th St.  At the time of this posting the victim was in serious condition.  No suspect information is available at this time.

Rockford Business Robbed At Gunpoint




Suspect #1 B/M 30 black jacket, red and black back pack
Suspect #2 B/M 30 black jacket
Both armed w/unknown typed handguns and left business unknown direction.


On Friday, December 02, 2016 at 1153 hours Rockford Police Officers responded to G & G Carwash located at 1924 Clifton Ave in reference to an Armed Robbery to the business. Upon arrival, officers were advised two black male suspects confronted three persons working at the business and demanded money. The suspects took the wallets of two of the persons inside of the business but the third person managed to exit the business to notify the police. Neither of the three persons were injured. This is an on going investigation.



Heavy Rockford Police Presence Near 11th st, Unknown Scene

See it Send it

Video from the scene

UPDATE: The scene was on 9th st.  but several officers were on/near 11th st for the perimeter. They concentrated their search in the Keith Creek. Still no suspect information or what happened.  This is obviously a dangerous situation, since there are a lot of officers on scene. Please avoid the area. 

Main Scene was near 6th ave and 9th

Officers on scene said they were not able to talk to Rockford Scanner.  Fans that live in the area told us that the scene is a man with a gun, that fled from a vehicle.

Rockford police were reported to be at 9th street and 6th ave for an unknown scene involving many police. Police were seen at many locations forming a large perimeter including a K9 searching for a suspect.

When we asked for information from the RPD, they said “I am not able to release any information”

Due to this and radio encryption we have no suspect information available at this time.

Rockford police are encrypted so no information is available from them at this time.

Several Rockford Scanner fans have contacted us and said there are multiple police officers on 11th St. in the areas of 6th Avenue all the way down to the railroad.

It is not yet known exactly what is going on due to the police encryption. Please avoid the area!

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Female Maced In Rockford, Emergency Personnel En Route



Just before 7 pm tonight the RFD were dispatched to 505 N Main at N Main Manor.

Scanner traffic is saying a female was maced by a suspect.

RPD is encrypted, so no suspect information