Rockford Scanner™: Structure fire on Rockford Eastside, Several units from the Rockford fire department en route

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Just after 7 PM the record fire department were responded to a fire call on Rockford East side

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Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Vehicle Accident, Including A Septran Bus

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Sources are reporting a multiple vehicle accident in Rockford.

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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford fire department in route to a house fire with people possibly still inside


Details are still Coming in.

There is reports of a house fire on Rockford’s west side. Possibly people trapped inside the house.

It happened around 3:40 PM today near 222 Clara Ave.

Reports of a house fire and people trapped inside, several units from the Rockford fire department and a couple ambulances had been dispatched to the scene.




Rockford Scanner™: Automobile accident with injuries causing long traffic delays

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Several sources are reporting an automobile accident on 20 in the eastbound lanes near the 11th St. bridge around 8 am this morning. Injuries were being reported but it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. Traffic is backed up for a long ways so avoid the area or expect long traffic delays. The cause of the accident is under investigation




Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Police Investigating Another Armed Robbery

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Shortly after 11 p.m., Rockford Police officers were called to the Dominos in the 2900 block of N. Main Street for a female driver who’d been beaten and robbed. The victim was making a delivery in the 500 block of N. Day Avenue. One suspect met the driver and led her to a different house where another male suspect opened the door and punched her in the face. The victim’s phone, cash, and pizzas were taken. She was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. One suspect is described as a white male, approximately 20 years old, wearing all dark clothing and a dark hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled up. The other suspect is described as a black male with a thin build, 5’6, approximately 20 years old, short afro, wearing all dark clothing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.


Sources reporting an armed robbery in Rockford. 

It happened around 11 pm in the 500 block of N Day. 

Unconfirmed reports are saying the suspects may have hit the victim during the robbery. 

RPD is investigating. 



Rockford Scanner™: Two People Shot in Beloit, Still Developing

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Details are minimal right now. 

Sources reporting at least two people have been shot. 

It happened in the area of the 700 block of Oak in Beloit. 

Update: 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1: 2 individuals were shot in this incident. One victim was transported to Mercy in Janesville where that individual is in critical but stable condition. The other victim was transported to Beloit Memorial Hospital and is in stable condition.

We are continuing to investigate and will share more information on our Facebook when we can.

Original 4:26 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1: We are currently investigating a shooting in the 700 block of Oak Street. The road will be closed from St. Lawrence Avenue to Roosevelt Avenue. Please avoid the area while we conduct the investigation.

If you have info about this shooting, please contact us at (608) 757-2244.



Rockford Scanner™: Serious Shooting Incident in Rockford, Possible Fatal. Still Developing



UPDATE: 2 Shooting victims,

They are still alive.

No suspect information. 

One was shot in the head. 


Sources reporting a serious shooting incident in the 600 block of Acorn, around 2 pm today. That is near Woodlawn and Acorn.

We can confirm numerous police officers in the 600 block of Acorn.

Avoid the area.

We will post updates as they become available 



Rockford Scanner™: Auto Accident With Multiple Injuries Reported, Several Emergency Personnel Are En ROute




Around 5:30 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were en route to an accident with multiple people injured. 

It happened in the area of 173 and Caledonia rd, in Boone County

There is an auto accident near this location. At least 2 people were reporting injuries. 

One was bleeding a lot.  One of the vehicles is leaking a lot of fluids. 

Avoid the area. 




Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into A Building, Several Emergency Personnel Are En ROute




Around 4:30 pm today several emergency personnel were responding to an accident in ROckford. 

It happened in the 400 block of S Newtowne Dr, on Rockford’s East side. 

A vehicle has crashed into a building near this location. 

Unknown on injuries. Still developing










  • Date: 06/13/2018 3:45 am
  • Location: 314 N MULFORD ROAD

On 6/13/2018, at around 3:45 AM, Officers from the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to the McDonalds, 314 N Mulford Rd, in regards to an Attempted Armed Robbery.  Upon arrival, officers met with an employee who reported that they were approached by a single suspect, while entering the restaurant from a parking area.  The suspect, who was armed with a handgun, fled the area on foot after he was prevented from entering the restaurant by a locked door.  There were no injuries reported and nothing was taken from the business.  The suspect was described as a black male, 35-40 years of age, 6’00” tall, 150lbs, wearing all dark clothing.  Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Rockford Police Department.




Rockford Scanner™: Shootout In Rockford, At Least One Person Shot. Still Developing

At 4:53a.m. Rockford Police Officers responded to the 700 block of N. Horsman Street in reference to a shooting victim. Upon arrival, Officers located a 47 year old male victim suffering from 2 non-life-threatening gunshot wounds to his left leg. The initial investigation indicated that 3 unknown suspects confronted the victim, fired numerous shots at him and then fled the area in the victim’s vehicle. The victim’s vehicle was located unoccupied a short time later in the 700 block of Maple Street. Nothing further.

Anyone with information reference this incident is encouraged to call the Rockford Police Department or CrimeStoppers.


Around 5 am several sources were reporting a shootout between suspects in two different vehicles. That happened in the area of Mulberry and Hinkley. 

A short time later emergency personnel were dispatched to the 700 block of N Horsman in reference to a shooting victim.  At least one person was struck by gunfire and was transported to a local E.R. 

It is unknown if the two scenes are related at the time of posting this. 

No suspect information at this time. 

Still developing. 





Rockford Scanner™: Police Stop Vehicle, Alleged Suspect Flees On Foot




Details are minimal. 

Around 1 am this morning several police officers had a vehicle stopped in an alleyway near 8th st and 12th ave. Sources are reporting the WCSO initiated a traffic stop near this location. At least one alleged suspect (unknown description) fled on foot Eastbound from the vehicle. 

A police K-9 was called in to search the vehicle and track the suspect.  
The dog went East from the vehicle.

It is unclear if they were able to catch the suspect, because the police K-9 did not track long.

There was a RPD paddy wagon nearby. 

No other information is available. 

Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Robs Victim At A Rockford DMV, Victim Uses Cell Phone App To Meet Suspect


UPDATE: Suspect is a black male wearing a bright orange shirt and black  shorts,  late 20s,  selling a car on the letgo app


Sources are reporting a woman was robbed at a Rockford Drivers License Bureau

It happened at the DMV at 3720 E State St, Rockford, IL  just before 6 pm. 

Details are minimal due to the encryption. 

The victim was using a cell phone app to meet up with someone. Using the Letgo cell phone app. 

The victim met the suspect, under false pretenses thinking it was going to be a deal made via the letgo app, and the suspect robbed the victim. 

No suspect information at the time of writing this.  Still developing 




Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident in Rockford, Police Are Investigating

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Around 6 pm tonight several emergency personnel were dispatched for a serious accident in Rockford.

It happened in the area of N Main and Elmwood. 

One vehicle is in the ditch near this location.  At least one person is hurt and unconscious.

Two ambulances were dispatched to the scene. 

Extrication was originally dispatched, but was cancelled. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation. Still developing


Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident in Rockford, Multiple Injuries And Extrication. Avoid The Area



Just before 2 am this morning several emergency personnel were responding to a serious accident in Rockford. 

It happened in the 1100 block of 11th st on Rockford’s East side. 

Extrication was being requested, to help cut someone out of a vehicle that is trapped. 

Multiple injuries are being reported. Two ambulances and the extrication team have been dispatched. 

Still developing

UPDATE: Three ambulances. Extrication was complete at 2:33 am

Note: Unknown if it is related, but there are reports of a couple gunshots in the same area, then the crash happened. Then they heard a vehicle speed away from the accident scene. RPD is encrypted, so we can not confirm this. 

Unconfirmed: But via our scene photos and what RS admin Will saw at the scene, it appears this might be the same vehicle ~

RS fan Alicia C. asked if we could post about her stolen vehicle on RS, so the public could help search for it. She had her vehicle stolen earlier tonight near Broadway and 25th. And it appears it might be the same vehicle, but not confirmed. RPD has yet to release information

Photos by Amy M Holt


Rockford Scanner™: Victim Shot In The Chest in Rockford, Police Are Investigating

Aggravated Battery With a Firearm

  • Date: 05/09/2018 11:48 pm
  • Location: 1300 Block of E. State Street

At approximately 11:48 PM Rockford Police Officers responded to a local hospital in reference to a walk in shooting victim.  Upon arrival Officers learned the shooting occurred in the 1300 block of  E. State Street.  The victim was in stable condition.  No suspect information at this time.  Anyone with information in regards to this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department.

 Update: It appears the shooting scene happened across the street from the Swedish American Hospital ER,
at the Mobil Gas Station at E State and Summit. 

Sources are reporting a shooting victim at a local emergency room. 

Sources said a male victim was shot at least one time in the chest area and was losing a lot of blood. The source said it appeared the injuries were life threatening, but not confirmed.  

No suspect information at this time. 

If RPD releases information, we will update this. 



Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Has Driven Off Of A Local Bridge, Injuries Reported

Several sources are reporting a vehicle has drove off of a local bridge. 

A vehicle was traveling on 20, when it drove off the bridge and landed onto Kishwaukee

At least one person is injured, unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

Police have the roadway blocked off, please avoid the area.