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.”

 








Rockford Scanner™: Graveyard Thief Caught On Camera At A Local Cemetery

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A source contacted us in regards to someone stealing items from their family members gravesite in a local cemetery.

It is happening at the Calvary Cemetery.

The victim passed away a day before his birthday on 12/16/2016.  The family frequently put items on the grave site of their loved one when they visited him.

Then in March 2017 they began to notice the items they were placing on the grave was coming up missing.

They talked to the staff at the cemetery and asked them if they were taking the items or knew what was happening.  That is when they realized there was a thief on the loose in the cemetery.

Security cameras placed in the cemetery was able to capture the alleged suspect stealing items from their loved ones grave site.

The local police were contacted and are investigating.

They need your help identifying this alleged grave yard thief!


 








Rockford Scanner™: Several bad accidents in the area today, Avoid the following areas

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This afternoon several sources were reporting a couple bad accidents in the area.

The first one was line I 38 near mile marker 116 in the southbound lanes. Reports of a multiple semi pile up including one semi that possibly rolled over.

Another accident scene was in Machesney Park on 173 near Continental

Another accident scene was on Love Road in the Roscoe area

Another accident scene, this one requiring extrication. That is near  Brown and Court st in Rockford

All three accident scenes were reporting injuries it is not yet known and the severity of these injuries. You want to avoid these areas or expect traffic delays. The cause of these accidents are under investigation

CHERRY VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT IS ON THE SCENE OF A THREE SEMI VEHICLES ACCIDENT AT I39 SOUTH BY BAXTER RD. PLEASE AVOID THE AREA IF AT ALL POSSIBLE

Credit: CVFD








Rockford Scanner™: Carjacking, Police Chase, Shots Fired in Rockford

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Sources reported hearing multiple gunshots on the west side.

During the same time shots were fired, there was a carjacking at Green st and Johnston ave.

Shots were fired in the same general area of the carjacking.

Reports of people in two different vehicles shooting at each other.

Unknown if these incidents are related.

Police were chasing a vehicle on the west side a short time later, that ended near Winnebago and Garfield.

Numerous police officers were on scene.  RPD, ISP, WCSO. They had a large perimeter setup in the area.  Unknown what the suspects look like. At least one suspect was at large. They had a police K-9 assist in tracking the suspect, but was unsuccessful.

RPD did confirm a police chase and shots fired and the carjacking, but would not say if all these incidents were all related.

The vehicle ended up near the dead end of Garfield, just west of Winnebago in the eastbound lanes just before the stop sign.

Sources were reporting several officers out on foot searching the area of Liberty and Belden for shell casings, unknown if this is related to these incidents.

Unknown if these scenes are all related or separate incidents.








Rockford Scanner™: Sources reporting several shots fired in Rockford, Police are investigating

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Several sources are reporting multiple gunshots in the area of the Rockton Avenue shopping center near Rockton Avenue.

Rockford police confirm shots were fired in the area of Rockton Avenue and Midway around 1:40 PM today.

At the time of writing this it is, there are conflicting reports on if there is any shooting victims or property damage.

No suspect information at this time due to the police encryption

 








Rockford Scanner™: Rollover accident in Boone County, Several emergency personnel in route



 

 

Just before 2 PM several emergency personnel were responding to a rollover accident in Boone County.

A vehicle has rolled over on Newberg  just west of Ispen.

Everyone was able to evacuate out of the vehicle. Injuries were being reported but it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

Please avoid this area or expect traffic delays.

The cause of the accident is under investigation

 








Rockford Scanner™: Police Officer Involved In AN Accident, Car Catches On Fire

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Sources are reporting a few accidents today. 

The first accident involved a Rockford police officer. That happened in the area of E State and Fairview. Unknown on injuries. 

The 2nd accident scene is near E Riverside and Perryville.  One of the vehicles involved has caught on fire. Unknown on injuries. 

Both accident scenes are under investigation.