Rockford Scanner™: Police Officers And Crime Scene, Working A Scene On The East Side



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Sources are reporting several police officers and a crime scene unit at 3300 block of Tannenbaum Lane, in Rockford. Admin William saw at minimum 8 police officers on the scene.

At this time, It is not yet known exactly what happened.

Rockford Scanner William was on scene to gather information, but the RPD told him to leave.

So William left the scene and was unable to gather any information at this time.

We will try bringing you an update if it becomes available.

Update from Rockford police
DRUG BUST: A Rockford man is in custody on drug charges following a search of his home. Over the past several weeks, Rockford Police received complaints regarding suspicious drug activity in the 3300 block of Tannenbaum Lane. Detectives from the Rockford Police Department’s Narcotics Unit conducted a follow-up investigation and identified a residence (3351 Tannenbaum Lane) as the source of the complaints. On Thursday, January 17, 2019, detectives executed a search warrant of the residence and took one male suspect into custody. Detectives also located over seven ounces of cocaine in the residence.

The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and authorized the below listed charges against the suspect, 48-year-old James Coleman.

James Coleman, 48, Rockford: Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine (100 – 400 grams), Delivery of Cocaine (1-15 grams), Delivery of Cocaine (0-1 gram)

Coleman was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Coleman are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.

 

 


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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™: Grinch Hits The Rockford Area Again, Package Thieves Hitting Hard Again



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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.

Several sources are reporting several incidents of people “Grinch”  stealing packages from peoples porches.

Here are just a few locations that were hit recently:

  •  Around 3:30 pm today a skinny black male over 6 feet tall wearing a gray knit cap, dark jacket and pants, white athletic shoes stole a package in the 400 Block of Dawson Ave. right after UPS delivered it. After my neighbors saw him come through the alley and take the package, they yelled at him and when he ran they followed him, along with calling 911 and he got into a newer black Cadillac with chrome trim and lost the vehicle. We wanted people to be aware of these package thieves and if you see this vehicle, please get a license plate and call 911.
  • Shortly before 4pm today my wife caught a package thief dead to rights. It occurred in 2200 block of 22nd St. The guy is a white male between 18-20 yrs old skinny build light brown hair in a bun clean shaven wearing a hoodie. Driving a older red or burgundy mini van with faded paint.
  • N Central ave in Rockford
  • Old River rd  near Roscoe/Rockton
  • Limestone in Loves Park
  • Mcfarland rd in loves Park
  • Elm st in Durnad
  • Clark st in S Beloit
  • Hunter rd near Roscoe

All these locations we been told have had packages stolen from their porches.

If you see someone stealing, get their description and also their license plates.

Head sup, some been using stolen license plates, so follow them while calling 911.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Sources are reporting a serious stabbing incident



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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:  Winnebago County Coroner’s Office said Jamie Stephens, passed away  from several gunshot wounds.


Winnebago County Coroner confirmed it is the missing man.
He is 31-year-old Jamie Stephens, of Rockford


Sources have reported that it might be a local missing man .
(CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS)   Not yet confirmed


UPDATE:  Confirmed a dead body, but that is it.

Sources said this is a fully clothed male victim and it is a homicide scene. The body was intentionally placed along the roadway. Police are canvassing the area and asking neighbors if they have saw anything. The body was on Knapp just East of Oliver.


Sources are reporting a serious stabbing incident

Stabbing victim reported near Knapp and Oliver Road.
(Possible shooting)

That is up near the Shirland/Rockton area.

Reports of a stabbing victim in the ditch.

Unconfirmed reports are saying this is possibly a fatality.

Still developing.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Bad Accident Near Roscoe, Driver Unconscious



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Just before 3 am this morning, several emergency personnel were on scene of an auto accident near Roscoe. It happened in the area of Mcurry and Hononegah.  A vehicle went off the road and struck a tree.

The driver is unconscious. Initial reports said possible extrication was going to be needed. But then it was cancelled.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

 

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Home Invasion In Machesney Park


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Home Invasion In Machesney Park

Sources are reporting around 4:30 am overnight, there was a home invasion in Machesney Park.

It happened in the 7800 block of Coopers Hawk Trail. That is in the subdivision near the Rockford Speedway.

We were told there was injuries reported, but can not confirm this.

No suspect information, due to the encryption.





Rockford Scanner™: The community no longer “feels safe”  as criminals use the police encryption technology against them, to commit more violent crimes. 

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Just because you are anti-encryption, Does not mean you are anti-police.


Watch this video.  It shows police DO know things, and refuse to tell the public. How is this effectively combating crime?


NOTE:  All kinds of people do talk to us and are brutally honest.  And Yes, We do pass on tips to the local police, when we do get them.  People do send us information and tips all the time. And are brutally honest. That is how we get our information.


Do you feel safer since the police encrypted their radios? 

Since encrypting 2 officers have been seriously hurt, one was killed in the line of duty.  Before the encryption no officers were seriously injured for a very long time. The last known serious injury was to Detective Rice back in Aug. 3, 2001.

Criminals have openly talked about how they use the encryption to their advantage. 

They only have to worry about hiding from the police, and no longer have to worry about a citizen spotting them and turning them in. 

Criminals brag about how they literally just walk away from scenes.

One person  said “We no longer have to worry about 150,000 eyes and ears to turn us in, now we only have to worry about maybe 20 police officers and they are easy to spot.  And the police no longer talks to the public with information, so we can commit a lot of crimes and literally walk away scott free. ” 

Many criminals echo this very same thing

Does this make you feel safe?  

With the encryption off, the criminals had to worry about the people nearby recognizing them and turning them in. Now criminals are bragging how easy it is to literally walk away after committing violent crimes.

Because they only have to now worry about 30 very visible police officers, instead of the whole community & the police.

30 vs 150,030  eyes and ears.
Which is more effective on
combating crime?

People used to know who to look out for. People used to turn their family members and friends in.  Now the community lacks the trust with the lack of transparency (police promised would happen after encrypting, and failed to do so) and criminals using the encryption to their advantage, has now made the the community feeling very unsafe.

The community no longer “feels safe”  as criminals use the police encryption technology against them to commit more violent crimes.

On our end:  Police promised transparency since encrypting. And yet all these crimes happen and police say “no comment”  and they have labeled violent crimes in their call logs as “medical assists, service to other agency, etc….”

They call this “Cooking the books”

We have had citizens contact us out of frustration, saying they were hanging out with murderers and did not know it, because they were clueless. And are mad at the police, because if they would have known they would have turned them in. 

I can not tell you how many times people have contacted us and said they no longer trust the police, because the encryption alone.  They don’t feel safe no more not knowing what is going on their neighborhoods. They no longer have no idea who to look for.

They say “crime is down” 
How do we really know this?  We have to take the words of the very same people that encrypted and hide things from the public now. Do you trust those “stats”  they show that supposed to appear crime is going down?

Watch that video in the top of this article.  It shows police DO know things, and refuse to tell the public. How is this effectively combating crime?

Rockford Police on occasion do post blotters.  The Winnebago County Sheriff, once in a blue moon (literally) do they release crime releases.

I can not tell you how many violent crime scenes I have been to since police encrypted (too many to count) , and not a peep from police on information or suspect info. about the scene.  No blotters, no press releases, nothing…..

Police used to be un-encrypted and also encrypted.  Yes, they were encrypted before going full encryption. They would also use their cell phones, MDT’s, or the tactical channels that were encrypted. To provide sensitive information from the public.

Police have said “If we didn’t want you to hear it, we wouldn’t say it over the air”  and well that is exactly what they did, full encryption.

How do we know crime is really down?  How do we know our leaders are not once again lying to us?  How do we know the man standing next to you did not murder someone an hour ago?  Answer: You don’t know!

That brings us back to the topic: Do you feel safer with police encryption?

Wise man once said:
“If you are doing nothing wrong, then there is no reason to hide”

Watch this video.  It shows police DO know things, and refuse to tell the public. How is this effectively combating crime?

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries, Extrication Needed.

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Around 8 am this morning, several emergency personnel were dispatched for an auto accident with injuries and extrication is needed.

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Rockford Scanner™: Pedestrian Hit By A Van Near Beloit, Life Threatening Injuries

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The City of Beloit Police Department is investigating a pedestrian vs. vehicle accident that occurred at 6:33 p.m. Monday on Pleasant Street just south of Portland Avenue.

The pedestrian was walking in the roadway on Pleasant Street south of the crosswalk when he was hit by a van.

The accident remains under investigation.

The pedestrian is a 49-year-old Beloit male who was transported to Mercy Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the van remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The identity of the pedestrian and the driver will not be released at this time.

The northbound lane on Pleasant Street will remain closed during the investigation. The Wisconsin State Patrol is assisting with accident reconstruction.

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Train Hits A Vehicle in Rockford, Still Developing

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Just after 9 pm tonight, emergency personnel were responding to an accident involving a train in Rockford.

A train has hit a vehicle at the railroad tracks near 11th st and Railroad ave.

The vehicle is still on the tracks.  The driver of the vehicle got out and fled on foot.  Last seen on Woodruff running away. Unknown on injuries.

Sounds like the train will be stopped awhile, while they investigate

This is the Canadian National train that is involved.

The train will be stopped for a long time, it is blocking traffic all the way back from 11th st all the way back to the Blackhawk Housing

The vehicle was hit near 11th st and Railroad and was dragged down the tracks. It ended up on the southside of the tracks near 13th st, 2 blocks away from the initial impact site.