Rockford Scanner™: AMBER ALERT In ILLINOIS

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UPDATE: They have canceled the Amber Alert. Child has been located!

There is a helicopter near I-90 and Riverside,  appears to be possibly a police helicopter.


Last seen on I-90, westbound from Irene rd in Boone County.

The man, whose nickname is “Boopa,” was driving with the child’s mother to Madison, Wisconsin, police said. When authorities pulled over the vehicle on westbound Interstate 90 milepost 21.25 near Belvidere in DeKalb County, “Boopa” refused to exit the car, jumped into the drivers seat and fled, police said. The woman’s child was still in the car.

Kylee Jones (7 months)

Last seen Oct 18, 2018 in Chicago, IL

Vehicle:

  • 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, Silver, Sedan
    Illinois license plate #AV65043

Male, black passenger, nicknamed “Boopa” refused to exit the vehicle during a traffic stop. Jumped in to the drivers seat and fled. Female driver’s 1 yr old was still in the vehicle. Female driver stated she picked up Boopa this morning and were driving to Madison WI. Boopa does not have any rights to the child. Troopers were unable to locate the vehicle.

If you have information, contact:

Illinois State Police

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Several arrested for attempting to buy sex from an undercover Rockford police officer

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UNDER ARREST: On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Rockford Police District 2 patrol officers and SCOPE officers conducted an undercover operation targeting people attempting to purchase sex, commonly referred to as “Johns” on the city’s southeast side. The operation is part of the department’s “end demand” approach to combatting street-level commercial sex trade. As a result, six men were charged and lodged in the Winnebago County Jail.

Christopher Leeser, 57, Loves Park: Solicitation of a Sex Act

Joseph Guerin, 32, Rockford: Solicitation of a Sex Act

James Gray, 69, Amboy: Solicitation of a Sex Act

Francis Healy, 79, Rockford: Solicitation of a Sex Act

Chuyen Nguyen, 58, Rockford: Solicitation of a Sex Act

Don Lyons, 61, Rockford: Solicitation of a Sex Act

The charges against the men are merely accusations. They are considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Flees From Police, Driver Gets Away On Foot

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Sources reporting a police chase that started near Forest Hills

A Silver vehicle with plates that come back to a blue honda, fled from police. The police chased the suspect, but the suspect got out on foot and was able to escape near Irving in Rockford.

Suspect is a black male, 5’7, last seen eastbound on foot near Irving ave

 







Rockford Scanner™: Emergency personnel On Scene of An Accident With Injuries

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Emergency personnel On Scene of An Accident With Injuries

It happened in the area of College and S 3rd

There is an auto accident near this location, with injuries.

There is also a medical related call, near this same location.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Bad Accident in Ogle County

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IL Rt 72 is currently closed between 251 and Junction Rd due to a truck/combine accident. PLEASE AVOID THE AREA

Ogle County Sheriff

 







Rockford Scanner™: Possible Water Rescue At Rock Cut State Park

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Source reporting the following:

“Around 5:30 at Rock Cut State Park, I saw the sheriff and loves park fire department sending out divers and rescue boat”

It is not yet known what happened, sounds like a water rescue call

If you know please contact us

 







Rockford Scanner™: Local Lake Closed Down, For Stocking

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Baumann Lake in Cherry Valley Closed October 18 & 19, 2018 for Fish Stocking

The Village of Cherry Valley has closed Baumann Lake starting October 18, 2018, and will reopen October 20, 2018 due to Fish stocking. Baumann Lake will have trout stocked for the Fall 2018 Trout season, which starts October 20, 2018.

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Couple Of Bad Accidents in The Area

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Sources reporting a few bad accidents in the area.

  • On Springfield, unknown on the closest cross rd
  • 251 and Baxter
  • N Second and River ln (Bicyclist hit by a vehicle)







Rockford Scanner™: Three D.N.R. Snowmobile Safety Education Courses beginning in October 2018

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Sheriff Spoden is pleased to announce the Rock County Sheriff’s Office will be offering, three D.N.R. Snowmobile Safety Education Courses beginning in October 2018. Anyone born on or after Jan 1st, 1985 is required to complete this course in order to legally operate a snowmobile in places open to the public.

There is a class fee of $10.00 per student, which will be collected at the time of registration. A parent/guardian signature is required for all persons under the age of 18 and the underage student must be present with an adult parent or guardian at time of registration.
Class size is limited to thirty (30) students. After completing the online enrollment form, you will receive an email with confirmation and the mandatory class registration information.

Enroll online at http://www.co.rock.wi.us/sheriff-snowmobile-education

Snowmobile Education Courses:

Class #1:
Mandatory Registration: October 29th, at 6:00 p.m. @ Rock County Sheriff’s Office
Class: November 10th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Rock County Job Center

Class #2:
Mandatory Registration: November 26th, at 6:00 p.m. @ Rock County Sheriff’s Office
Class: December 8th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Rock County Job Center

Class #3:
Mandatory Registration January 7th, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. @ Rock County Sheriff’s Office
Class: January 19th, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Rock County Job Center

Any questions concerning registration, or the course itself, should be directed to Deputy Krahn at christopher.krahn@co.rock.wi.us .

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Commercial Structure fire in Rockford

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Around 2 PM today the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a commercial structure fire.

It happened in the 5300 block of 11th st

When the RFD arrived smoke was visible from the structure.

Still developing

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: MABAS Structure Fire

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Sources reporting a structure fire earlier today.

It happened in the area of 7260 old creek road

Mabas box 21 for a structure fire
George Bower: AROUND 12:30AM THIS MORNING NORTH PARK FIRE WAS DISPATCHED FOR A STRUCTURE FIRE IN THE 7200 BLOCK OF OLD CREEK ROAD. THE FIRE WENT TO A SECOND ALARM. FIRE STARTED IN BASEMENT AND TRAVELED UP THE WALL BY THE FIRE PLACE. FIRE WAS STOPPED ON THE FIRST FLOOR.

 

 







Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase On The East Side, Police Terminated The Chase

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Sources reporting they saw police chasing a vehicle on the East side

Continue reading “Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase On The East Side, Police Terminated The Chase”

Rockford Scanner™: Launch of ULA Atlas V rocket with the AEHF-4 satellite

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Launch of ULA Atlas V rocket with the AEHF-4 satellite


Launch time: 12:15 AM EDT (0415 UTC/GMT) Launch site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida Destination: Geostationary orbit A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-073, will launch the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite. Built by Lockheed Martin, this U.S. military spacecraft will provide highly-secure communications. The rocket will fly in the 551 vehicle configuration with a five-meter fairing, five solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. Delayed from Dec. 15, 2016. Delayed from Jan. 26, May 4, June 22, June 29 and Oct. 11, 2017. Delayed from July 2018. Moved up from Oct. 18. Delayed from Oct. 4.

 







Rockford Scanner™: House Fire in Machesney Park

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HRFD: Harlem-Roscoe Firefighters responded to Chandan Blvd. in Machesney Park for a fully involved garage fire at 3:12 pm today (Oct. 16). The fire had traveled to the neighbor’s house as well. Firefighters, with the help of responding MABAS crews made a great stop and extinguished the fire. The fire is believed to have started in the area by the dryer. The State Fire Marshal was dispatched to the scene and is investigating the fire. The residents and the neighbors are being assisted by the Red Cross. A resident was home at the time of the fire but was able to get out with the family pets. More info and photos will be posted on the department website tomorrow. Photos by HRFD Photographers Sheryl Drost and McKenna Donovan



George Bower: AROUND 3PM HARLEM ROSCOE WAS DISPATCHED FOR A STRUCTURE FIRE ON CHANDAN BLVD. UNITS AT BURDEN RD AND 173 NOTIFIED DISPATCH TO PULL A MABAS CAUSE HEAVY SMOKE WAS SHOWING. THE BOX WAS PULLED AND SEVERAL FIRE DEPTS. CAME TO HELP. BOX WAS STRUCK AT 434PM. HEAVY DAMAGE TO HOUSE ON FIRE AND DAMAGE TO NEIGHBORS HOUSE.

 

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Rockford Scanner™: Man Steals 2 Computers From Walmart, Police Need Your Help Locating The Suspect

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On Tuesday, Oct. 9, around 3 a.m., an unknown male entered the Walmart on Milwaukee Road and left the store without paying for two computers. The male walked back to where the computers were held and selected two HP All-In-One computers and placed them in his cart. The male walked around the store for a short amount of time before he took off running with the cart out of the main entrance.

The man in question appears to be a white male, thin build, in his 20s or 30s with a beard. He was wearing a dark hoodie, a baseball cap and blue jeans. After leaving the store the suspect got into a white or grey older model vehicle that looked similar to a Buick Park Avenue. The license plate was not able to be recovered from the vehicle.

If anyone has information relating to this incident, you can contact 608-757-2244 reference BE1841250

 







Rockford Scanner™: Sources reporting a man has been arrested after performing “lewd acts of a sexual nature” in Rockford

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Sources reporting a man has been arrested after performing “lewd acts of a sexual nature” in Rockford.

RPD confirmed that Todd Frederick Swanson III has been arrested for several charges that included aggravated battery to a person over 60 years old, Public Indecency, etc… in the  2100 block of 22nd St. and his bail is $10.000 and his court date is set for 11/15/2018 09:00

CHARGES:

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.05-D-1 AGGRAVATED BATTERY/VICTIM 60+

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.2-A-2 DOMESTIC BTRY/PHYSICAL CONTACT

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.5-A INTERF REPT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.05-D-1 AGGRAVATED BATTERY/VICTIM 60+

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.2-A-2 DOMESTIC BTRY/PHYSICAL CONTACT

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/12-3.5-A INTERF REPT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/11-30-A-2 PUBLIC INDECENCY/LEWD EXPOSURE

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/11-30-A-2 PUBLIC INDECENCY/LEWD EXPOSURE

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/11-30-A-1 PUBLIC INDECENCY/SEX CONDUCT

 

  • 720 ILCS 5.0/11-30-A-2 PUBLIC INDECENCY/LEWD EXPOSURE