Rockford Scanner™: Armed Robbery To Delivery Driver, Victim Struggles With Suspect



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On Thursday September 27th, 2018 at 8:24 pm Rockford Officers were dispatched to the area of 1100 21st Ave. reference an attempted armed robbery to a pizza delivery driver.

Officers learned the victim was in the area to deliver a pizza when approached by 3 subjects. One of the subjects was armed with a knife and demanded the pizza.  A struggle ensued and the suspects fled the scene.

No injuries were reported.

Suspects were described 3 black males, approximately 5′ 5″, 150 lbs.

The suspects fled west bound on foot.

This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Area Crimestoppers at (815) 963-7867.

 

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Death Investigation In Rockford



Sources are reporting a death investigation in Rockford.

 

Sources reporting emergency personnel and the Winnebago County Coroner at a scene in the 4200 block of Beach st in Rockford.

Details are minimal due to the police encryption.

No other information is available at this time.

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Multiple injuries and extrication needed had a serious accident scene in Rockford



This afternoon several emergency personnel were responding to a serious automobile accident involving multiple injuries and extrication was required to cut at least one person out of the vehicle.

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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™: Death Investigation in Rockford

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Sources are reporting a death investigation in Rockford

Around 6:40 PM today emergency personnel were responding to a death investigation call.

It happened in the 500 block of Indian Terrace

Reports of a male victim was found at the bottom of the stairs at a residence.

The person was found deceased at the bottom of the stairs.

It is not yet known if the victim fell down the stairs or passed away from other means. Winnebago County coroner’s office are investigating

 

 

 








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™: Rockford Fire Department Responding To A House Fire



 

Just before 3:30 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a house fire on the East side. 

The house fire call is in the 4600 block of Bamburg ave

Reports of flames coming from the back part of the residence. 

The residents have evacuated the house. 

No other information at this time. 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Caught On Video, Local Police Clear out A Large Crowd At A Gas Station



 

 

 

Around 2 am numerous police officers from the Rockford Police and Winnebago County Sheriff, did some crowd control at a Rockford gas station. 

It happened at the Citgo on Auburn, near the Auburn Manor. 

A large crowd gathered in the parking lot just prior to the police showing up.  

Several police officers swarmed the parking lot and moved everyone along. Some people fled when officers arrived and some officers chased the suspects fleeing. 

No reports of injuries or arrests. 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Officer Involved Accident in Rockford



Around 2 am this morning, there was an officer involved accident scene. 

An officer was traveling westbound on Mulberry when the officer hit a parked vehicle on Mulberry between Alliance and Soper. 

There was a lot of damage to the parked vehicle. The vehicle was parked on the curb. When the officer hit the parked vehicle, the vehicle was pushed up into the yard. 

The officers front bumper was under the trunk of the parked vehicle. 

It did not appear there were any injuries. 








Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Police Currently Searching For A Missing Child, Still Developing



UPDATE:   Family is reporting the boy was located safely.

The family said: “My son has been found thank the lord and the Rockford police officers. He was put on the wrong bus shame on 205 he is only 5 and just drop him off no one was there thanks to my good neighbors”


Sources are reporting the Rockford Police are currently searching for a missing child from Haskel School

The child is described as a black male, 4 foot, 80 lbs, wearing a blue shirt, blue pants, and blue shoes. Last seen wearing a Nike backpack.

No photo available at the time of posting this. Still developing

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase In Loves Park, Still Developing

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UPDATE:  Man ran from police. He hid in the rafters in the garage of the business. Unknown why the man ran from police. Police and the police K-9 were able to take the man into custody.


Sources are reporting a police chase in Loves Park around 2:30 pm today.

Details are minimal due to the encryption.

Several officers are chasing a suspect in the area of E Riverside, just East of N Second st.

Suspect was last seen northbound.

Loves Park Police and Winnebago County Sheriff are on scene chasing the suspect.  They have their guns drawn and a police k-9 assisting

Still developing, avoid the area. Check back later for updates









Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested After Fleeing From Police And Crashes In Rockford



 

 

 

Around 1 am this morning, the Rockford Police, Winnebago County Sheriffs Office and the Illinois State police were involved in the search and capture of a suspect in Rockford. 

The suspect fled from a traffic stop.  The suspect then crashed/disabled the vehicle near Elm st on the West side. The suspect got out on foot and fled the scene.  

Police from all the jurisdictions setup a perimeter and a police K-9 was able to assist in capturing the alleged suspect. 

The alleged suspect was transported to a local hospital, for allegedly swallowing drugs. 

A to Z towing towed the vehicle from the scene. 

Note: Not yet known if this is related to any of the crime incidents that has happened in Rockford tonight. 

Video from the scene by Rickie Traeger

Rockford Scanner™: Night Of Carjackings In Rockford, Another Carjacking Reported

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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford fire department in route to a house fire with people possibly still inside



 

Details are still Coming in.

There is reports of a house fire on Rockford’s west side. Possibly people trapped inside the house.

It happened around 3:40 PM today near 222 Clara Ave.

Reports of a house fire and people trapped inside, several units from the Rockford fire department and a couple ambulances had been dispatched to the scene.

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Auto Accident in Rockford, Citizens Want A Stop Sign At The Intersection



 

 

Sources reporting another accident.

This was a hit and run accident, unknown on suspect information due to the encryption.

Source said:
“Please help me get a stop sign on N Day Ave at the intersection on Arthur and N Day. This is another accident from this intersection.

We argued for a stop sign and the changed the Yield sign on Arthur to a stop sign.”