Rockford Scanner™: SWAT At A Local Park, Possible Fire Scene

Sources are reporting 2 scenes in the area this afternoon.

#1  Schoonmaker Park in Machesney Park is swarming with the SWAT team in the park and around the bushes of the park.  Unknown why.

#2 Numerous emergency personnel working a scene near Eisenhower School in Rockford.  We have been told this is a fire scene, but not confirmed yet.

UPDATE: Confirmed fire. 3200 block of Spring Creek.   An investigator is on scene to determine the cause of the fire. Fire is under control, no reports of injuries.



Rockford Scanner™: Another Major Scene On The East Side, Possible Shooting


Sources are reporting a major scene on the East side.
It happened near 20th st and 23rd ave. 

Numerous police are on scene and the police crime scene tape is up.

We have been told this is another shooting.
But police have yet to release any information on this scene.

You want to avoid the area for several hours. We will try posting updates, if they become available.



Rockford Scanner™: Shooting: 20 Year Old Man Is Dead After Being Shot in Rockford

MURDER: Rockford Police responded to a shooting this morning in the 100 block of Adams. The shooting incident proceeded to the area of State and Summit. A 20 year old male is dead. Police are searching for the suspect. They know who it is, but have yet to release the suspect information. Police had the area blocked off for several hours while investigating, but is now back open.

We have been told the suspect is in a silver jeep with a bike rack, going west on Revelle.


Rockford Scanner™: Drug Bust in South Beloit, 1 Arrested


On June 14, 2019 at approximately 2:00pm, South Beloit Police Officers conducted a search warrant at 821 Marvin St. A search of the residence revealed approximately 6 pounds of suspected cannabis and 3.8 grams of suspected cocaine.

This case was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office whom authorized the following charges:

Arrested: 20 year old Jalen K. Olander of South Beloit, IL

Charge: Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance within 500 feet of a Park (Class X Felony)

Charge: Possession with the Intent to Deliver Cannabis (Class 1 Felony)

Charge: Obstructing Justice (Class 4 Felony)

Charge: Contributing to the Delinquency or Criminal Delinquency of a Minor (Class A Misdemeanor)

Charge: Endangering the Life or Health of a Child (Class A Misdemeanor)

Jalen was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail.

The charges against him are accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.



Rockford Scanner™: Victim beaten during a robbery at a Rockford business


Victim beaten during a robbery at a Rockford business.

On Sunday, June 16 just before 8 PM Rockford Police Department responded to the Kentucky fried chicken at 3035 11th St. in reference to a robbery that just happened.

An 18-year-old male victim was beaten by two suspects. The suspects then proceeded to rob the victim of cash and other belongings. The suspects then fled on foot. The victim sustained injuries from the robbery.

Suspects are described as two black males both around 17 years old. One of them is approximately 6 foot one and weighing about 190 pounds, Last seen wearing a red hoodie and black pants.The other had on glasses and is approximately 6 foot two and weighing about 140 pounds, Last seen wearing a black Nike jacket and black pants.



Rockford Scanner™: Who Steals A Snowblower In June? Rockford Thieves Do & Get Arrested

On Sunday, June 16 at approximately 7:30 AM the Rockford Police Department responded to the 2100 block of South Alpine in reference to a burglary of a garage.

Officers learned a male suspect entered the garage and left with a snowblower. While searching the area officers located the male suspect walking with a female in the 2500 block of South Alpine with the snowblower. Both were taken into custody. Officers also recovered drug paraphernalia from the females purse.

Zachariah Schneider who is 26 years old from Rockford was arrested for burglary.

Dawn H. 39 of Rockford was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Detectives are investigating the possibility of Snyder’s involvement in other burglaries. Other charges are possibly pending via the investigation. Both are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law




Rockford Scanner™: Major Scene Near Roscoe, Avoid The Area

UPDATE: Child stuck in a culvert

Several sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel working a scene near Roscoe. 

Numerous emergency personnel from several jurisdictions have the area blocked off near Bridge and 251 (Near Riverside Park/Rock River)

At the time of writing this, it is unclear exactly what happened.

If you know, feel free to contact us.

Source said:  It was a baby skunk rescue gone wrong. The child is fine and the skunks that recently lost their mom were relocated away from the road. Everyone is safe.