Rockford Scanner™: Single vehicle auto accident in Boone County



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sources are reporting an automobile accident in Boone County just before 8 AM this morning.

It happened in the area of Woodstock and route 76.

There is a one vehicle accident near this location. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries at this time. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: One Confirmed Shooting Victim In Rockford, Possibly Up To 4 Victims



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Sources are reporting at least one shooting victim in Rockford.

RPD confirmed a shooting, but wouldn’t provide any details.

Sources said one confirmed shooting victim, possibly up to 4 shooting victims. It happened around 10 pm in the area of State and Willard.

No suspect information

Still developing

 


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Rockford Scanner™: BREAKING: Shots Fired During A Business Robbery in Rockford, Suspects Get Away



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ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY: On Sunday, January 13, 2019, shortly before 11:00 a.m. patrol officers responded to the Family Dollar, 715 Broadway, in reference to an attempted armed robbery. When they arrived, officers learned that a black male suspect wearing a mask had entered the business armed with a handgun. When the suspect confronted two employees, the employees attempted to flee. The suspect then fired two rounds from the handgun in the direction of the employees before fleeing the scene on foot. No one was injured during the incident and the suspect was unable to obtain anything of value from the business.

Detectives are conducting a follow-up investigation into the incident. The suspect is described as a black male in his late twenties, wearing a black hat with a light blue bandana over his face, black hoodie, gray pants, and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area CrimeStoppers.


Sources are reporting shots were fired during an armed robbery to a Rockford business just before noon today.

It happened at the Family Dollar store at Kishwaukee and Broadway.

Reports are saying 2 suspects went in to the business and robbed the store. During the robbery shots were fired. No reports of injuries at this time.

Numerous shell casings are being recovered at the scene

Employees are reported to be shook up, but OK.

No other information at this time.


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Rockford Scanner™: Armed Robbery Call At Best Buy



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UPDATE:

Aggravated Robbery: On Sunday, January 6, 2019, shortly after 7:30 p.m., Rockford Police officers were called to Best Buy (281 Deane Drive) for a robbery. There, officers learned the 19-year-old suspect entered the store and loaded a cart with video gaming equipment. An employee approached the suspect, who then implied he had a weapon and fled the store. The suspect vehicle, a blue minivan, was located and stopped a short time later near East State Street and Mill Road. Officers took the four occupants in the minivan into custody. Upon further review of the case, the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the below listed charges.

Jakari Smith, 19, Rockford: Aggravated Robbery

Torrence Lewis, 21, Rockford: Aggravated Robbery

Smith and Lewis were lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. A 16-year-old female was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center for probation violation. The fourth person in the suspect vehicle was released without charges.

The charges against Smith, Lewis, and the juvenile female are merely accusations. They are considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.


Sources are reporting an armed robbery at the Best Buy just before 8 pm.

RPD confirmed a robbery call at the Best Buy, but have not released any other details at this time.

Unknown if it is related to this incident or not: http://rockfordscanner.com/2019/01/06/rockford-scanner-police-have-guns-drawn-on-people-on-a-busy-rockford-road/

The RPD had a dark colored van stopped and had the occupants at gunpoint at E State and Mill around the same time the robbery call happened.


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Rockford Scanner™: Apartment Complex Struck By Gunfire in Rockford



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On 12/30/2018 at 5:30 PM Rockford Police Officers responded to 1200 Auburn Court, Rockford, Illinois reference several calls of shots fired.

While officers were on scene, a resident at 1230 Auburn Court #3, Rockford, Illinois advised that their apartment had been struck by gun fire.

Officers found that apartment #3 had been struck twice by gun fire. The victim suffered no physical injuries as a result of this shooting. There was no suspect developed during this investigation. ID Unit processed the scene.


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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Battling A House Fire on The West Side



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Just after 10:30 pm tonight, the RPD and RFD are on scene of a house fire call.

It happened in the area of 425 Oakley ave, that is just south of School st

This is reported to be an abandoned building.

Heavy smoke is coming from the roof/chimney area of the structure.

Still developing

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Several emergency personnel responded to a possible house fire



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Around 8 AM  several emergency personnel were responding to a possible house fire.

UPDATE:  MABAS BOX 11 to the box alarm

It happened in the 4600 block of Lamp Light Trail.
Google maps shows this in the area of Owen center and Elmwood

A boiler inside a crawlspace is reported to be on fire.

The residents are evacuating. This is still developing..


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Rockford Scanner™: Couple Of Bad Accidents With Injuries Being Reported



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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

Sources are reporting a couple of bad accidents in the area today.

The first one happened by CherryVale Mall. It appears a mail truck was possibly involved in the accident. But not yet confirmed. Injuries were reported. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Another accident happened on I 90 near mile marker 21 1/2 which is near Irene Road. A car and a semi have collided near this area. Injuries were reported. Heavy damage to the car is being reported. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Another accident is being reported near Latham and N Main

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Automobile accident with injuries near Loves Park

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Around 1:30 AM several emergency personnel were responding to an automobile accident with injuries

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