Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting over 20 Police Officers With Guns Drawn At A Local Business





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UPDATE: Public records show Stanley Turner, the man who allegedly robbed the Dollar Tree last night and had a several hour standoff, has a long criminal history including 2nd degree murder. Turner pleaded guilty to 2nd Degree Murder in 2014


 

From RPD: On Sunday, shortly after 9 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Dollar Tree (6340 E. State St.) for a possible robbery in progress. Everyone inside the store made it out, but officers learned the male suspect was still inside with what appeared to be a firearm. Officers are working to make contact with the suspect at this time. The incident is ongoing and more information will be released when possible. Please avoid the area.


RPD, SWAT, RFD and many other officers are on scene. The SWAT team is trying to communicate with someone inside the Dollar Tree.

The business is surrounded by many officers.

Police said there is an armed man inside the business, armed with a handgun. This was originally called in as a robbery in progress around 9 pm.

Officers saw the armed man running inside the store with a gun.

No other details at this time.



Sources are reporting approx. 20 police officers with their guns drawn at a business on the East side.

It happened at the Dollar Tree/Pet Smart area on E State.

Sources said there is 20 + police officers on scene and they all have their guns drawn.

It is not yet clear what is going on. But it is obviously a dangerous situation. So please avoid the area.

Still developing

Update from source: They brought in some big swat tank and multiple squads from different areas with many of them outside the doors between petsmart and dollar tree







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Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim in Rockford, Still Developing





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Update:

On Friday, February 8, 2019 at approximately 9:30 p.m. Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 500 Indiana Ave. reference an Aggravated Battery with a Firearm. During the investigation it was learned the victim was in a vehicle which was west bound at 500 Indiana Ave. when they heard several gunshots and was struck once.  The victim was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the leg and was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Suspect vehicle was described as a car with tinted windows last seen east bound from the scene.

This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department or Crime Stoppers – 815 963 STOP (7867).






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Rockford Scanner™: Several Shots Fired, Robbery At A Rockford Business





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WEEKEND INCIDENTS SUMMARY:

SHOTS FIRED: On Sunday, January 27, 2019, shortly after 8:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 400 block of North Horsman Street. Upon arrival, officers located two vehicles struck by gunfire. No one was hurt. The suspect vehicle is described a silver sedan.


SHOTS FIRED: On Saturday, January 26, 2019 at approximately 8:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers were called to the 2300 block of Jonathon Avenue in reference to shots fired. Officers located a vehicle and garage struck by gunfire. No one was hurt. No suspect information is available.


ARMED ROBBERY: On Saturday, January 26, 2019 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to an armed robbery that took place in the parking lot of Schnucks (2642 Charles Street). Officers learned the victim used the ATM inside the business. As he was leaving, an armed male suspect approached the victim in the parking lot. The suspect then demanded the victim’s money and phone. The victim was not hurt. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’7”, 150 pounds and wearing a hooded sweatshirt.


SHOTS FIRED: On Saturday, January 26, 2019 at approximately 3:45 a.m., Rockford Police officers were called to the 900 block of 17th Street in reference to shots fire. Officers observed a building and a vehicle had been struck by gunfire. No one was hurt.


Anyone with information on any of these incidents is asked to call Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900

 

 

 






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Rockford Scanner™: No winter storm can stop the criminals in Rockford.





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No winter storm can stop the criminals in Rockford.

Last night there were a few violent crime calls.

Around 1 am there was many emergency personnel working a scene at 3725 E State st, at Taqueria San Jose. Sources told us it was a shooting scene. RPD confirmed working an “In Progress Person” call.  As you know, they have labeled shootings, as “In Progress Person” in the past.  RPD has yet to confirm the shooting though, only an “In Progress Person”

Gunshots were heard near the following areas.
2400 block of 11th st and also the 2200 block of S 6th st.
RPD confirms weapons violations near these locations.

Home invasion in the 600 block of Woodlawn.
RPD confirmed an “In progress property: Home Invasion/Burglary. ”

As you know the RPD are encrypted, and have yet to release any information on these calls or suspect information.

 

 

 






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Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating A Stabbing In Rockford





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Sources are reporting a stabbing in Rockford.

It happened around 9:45 pm last night in the 700 block of Maple st in Rockford.

RPD confirmed an aggravated battery with a knife.

Unknown on the victims condition.

Unknown on suspect information.

No other details are available at his time.

 






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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Police Are Investigating An Armed Robbery On The West Side



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Sources are reporting an armed robbery on the West side.

It happened in the 800 block of N Court st around 11 am this morning.

Sounds like the suspect may have been armed with a knife or a similar object.

Rockford police have confirmed an attempted armed robbery.

No other information at this time.


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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™: Two People Shot In A Rockford Housing Complex



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From the RPD:

On January 5th, 2019 at 2:12 AM Rockford Police Officers responded to 1400 Birch Ct. for a shooting.  Once on scene Officers located a 25 year old male and a 36 year old male suffering from non life threatening gun shot wounds.  Both male victims were transported to local hospitals for treatment.

During the investigation it was learned that a white Pontiac Grand Prix with tinted windows may be the suspect vehicle.

This is an on-going investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.


Around 2:10 am this morning, sources are reporting two people were shot in the Blackhawk Housing complex.

It happened in the 1400 block of Birch ct in Rockford.

Two shooting victims.

One of the victims was shot approx. 6 times.

One of the victims was shot in the head.

No suspect information at this time.

Still developing.


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Rockford Scanner™: Man Robs And Carjacks Victim, Crashes Into A Pole During A Police Chase in Rockford



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Sources are saying a man is in custody after allegedly committing an armed robbery and carjacking in Rockford.

The alleged suspect Shon Mangruem allegedly robbed a man he knew with a knife and carjacked the victim on New Years Eve in the area of 10th st and 15th ave.

Police spotted the vehicle and there was a police chase. During the police chase, the suspect crashed into a pole near 6th st and 16th ave.


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Rockford Scanner™: Neighbor stabs the other neighbor in the head with a piece of Glass, In Rockford



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Sources are reporting another stabbing incident  in Rockford.

This happened around 3:45 AM in the area of the 2300 block of 8th st

Initial reports are saying  to neighbors got into a dispute  and dear in the dispute one of the neighbors stabbed the other one in the head with a piece of glass.

It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries at this time.

This is still developing..


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