Rockford Scanner™: Possible Electrical Fire At A Loves Park Business



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Several sources were reporting a large amount of emergency personnel at the Fasmart at 6010 E Riverside around 10 am this morning.

That is near E Riverside and N Mulford.

Initial reports are saying there was a possible electrical fire on the roof of the building.  And everyone inside the business was evacuating.

We are working on trying to get an update.

No reports of any injuries.

Chuck Clayton said  “Restart says it was a furnace motor. $300 damage”

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Sources are reporting a home invasion and also a stabbing in Rockford



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Sources are reporting a home invasion and also a stabbing in Rockford.

Just after 11 PM several emergency personnel were in the 700 block of Belmont Blvd. in Rockford. We been told this is a home invasion but cannot yet confirm it. Rockford police have confirmed a scene but will not provide any other details at this time.

Approximately 1/2 hour later after that incident a stabbing victim arrived at Rockford Memorial Hospital on N. Rockton Ave. We been told the injuries are possibly life-threatening. But cannot yet confirm that. (Update Below From RPD) 

No suspect information in either of these incidents

Update: These are two different incidents, not related


UPDATE on the stabbing, from RPD:

Rockford Police Officers were called to 1005 Hess Court for a Disorderly Conduct complaint, where a victim had been pepper sprayed.  Upon arrival Officers located a victim suffering from being pepper sprayed.  While investigating this complaint, a walk in stabbing victim arrived at RMH at 2341 hours.  The victim of the stabbing (non-life threatening)  advised the stabbing happened at 1005 Hess Court and she was stabbed by another female.  The victim of the stabbing was in possession of an empty bottle of OC.

Both parties gave conflicting stories as to what happened and where it occurred.  Officers are still investigating and will review this case with SAO.


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Rockford Scanner™: Male and female both unresponsive in a vehicle at a local business, Possible double overdose



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Just before midnight several emergency personnel were responding to the McDonald’s on Auburn and Central.

Sources are reporting a male and a female are both unresponsive inside a vehicle near this location. It is believed to be a possible overdose but not yet confirmed.

Still developing

 


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Serious Auto Accident Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle



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Just before 11 pm emergency personnel were dispatched to a serious auto accident in the 4700 block of North Rockton.

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near this location possibly life threatening injuries not yet confirmed.

It appears from what we saw at the scene: The vehicle may have been traveling North on Rockton, about a quarter mile south of Elmwood when the accident happened.

Police have North Rockton blocked off at Elmwood and also at Embury, it appears this road will be closed for several hours while an investigation is completed. (Update: Police have put up barricades now)

Unconfirmed: From what we been told so far the victim is possibly a male. And the driver of the vehicle is possibly a female.  The accident is under investigation.

Check back for updates.


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Rockford Scanner™: Scene in Loves Park, Possible Home Invasion/Burglary



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Sources are reporting several police officers in the 300 block of Hosmer around 1 PM today.

It is not yet known what happened.

Police call log shows an “In Progress Property: Home Invasion/Burglary”

No other details at this time.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Possible Burglary to A Local Tow Truck Business



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Sources are reporting a possible burglary to A to Z Towing on Elm ave in Machesney Park around 1 am this morning.

Reports of the business was burglarized.

Unknown if it is related but neighbors said there was a dark colored truck with window stickers of a woman in the back window that were light colored, that was in the area acting suspiciously just prior to the burglary.

No other information at this time


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Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Injuries Being Reported At An Accident Scene, Avoid The Area



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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.

Update from a party that was involved:
Hello! I was wondering if you were able to make a post about the car accident that happened on 9th and Harrison yesterday right before 2pm to see if there were any witnesses. Because I was in the accident and the lady that hit me ran the red light, but there are no calls into 911 or anything. And I was just wondering if you were able to help. Thank you.

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Around 2 pm today, sources were reporting there is a bad accident in Rockford.

It happened in the area of 9th and Harrison.

Multiple injuries are being reported. At least 3 ambulances have been dispatched to the scene.  Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Sounds like most of the intersection is blocked off, so please avoid the area.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting An Auto Accident Near Rock Valley College


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Rockford Scanner™: Automobile accident with injuries on Rockford Eastside

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Shortly after 10 AM several emergency personnel were responding to an automobile accident with injuries.

It happened in the Rockford area near Mulford and Newburg.

Injuries were being reported it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

The accident is causing traffic delays in the area, so please avoid the area