Rockford Scanner™: Janesville Police Announce New Police Officers Hired



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Janesville Police Announce New Police Officers Hired
The Janesville Police Department announces the hiring of two police officers that started on January 2, 2019. The new officers are as follows.

Officer Victoria L. Dawson is from Sun Prairie, WI. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology. She will attend the Blackhawk Technical College police academy in January. Officer Dawson most recently worked for the Department of Children and Families as a Claims Adjudicator as well as a private nanny.

Officer Drew J. Mussey is from Janesville, WI. He graduated from University of Illinois Normal in August 2018 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. He graduated from the Blackhawk Technical College police academy in December 2018. Officer Mussey most recently worked for the City of Janesville Police Department as an Intern.


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Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested For Burglarizing His Own Workplace



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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.

On 12/16/18 at 2:35 A.M. Officers were dispatched to an alarm at Parker Street Citgo Gas located at 404 N. Parker Drive. Upon arriving officers discovered forced entry to the business. The initial investigation determined an undisclosed amount of cash had been taken from the business.

Through their investigation officers were able to develop probable cause to arrest Aaron Blazier, whom is an employee at Parker Street Citgo Gas. Blazier was located at his residence and taken into custody. The undisclosed amount of cash was recovered on Blazier. Items related to the burglary were recovered several blocks away.

ARRESTED:
Aaron D. Blazier
26 years of age
Resident of Janesville, WI

CHARGES:
Burglary
Possession of Synthetic Cannabinoids

Incident Number: JV1869268
Location: 404 N. Parker Drive
By: Sgt. Thompson
Date: 12/16/18

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Police arrest counterfeit money suspects



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Police arrest counterfeit money suspects

On 12-7-18 at 4:30 PM Janesville Police responded to Woodman’s Grocery for a subject attempting to pass a counterfeit $100 bill. The suspects left prior to officer arrival in a black 2009 Nissan Cube. Officers later located this vehicle parked in the Target store parking lot occupied by a subject sitting in the driver’s seat later identified as Kierre Washington.

In plain view officers saw additional $100 bills located in the door pockets and cup holders. While Washington was being taken into custody another subject exited Target and was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit. The second subject was identified as Tysean Pollard.

After searching the vehicle, $1100.00 of counterfeit $100 bills, paper with $100 counterfeit currency printed on it, and a small printer were recovered as evidence. Also recovered was $1098.00 of real US Currency.

It was later discovered six businesses in all were hit by these subjects which included Woodman’s Grocery, Target, Kohl’s, Festival Foods, Walmart, and Shopko. Both Pollard and Washington were arrested and held at the Rock County Jail pending an initial court appearance.

Arrested: Pollard, Tysean J. age 17 of Madison, WI
Charge: 943.38(2) Forgery 6 counts

Washington, Kierre M. age 18 of Madison, WI
Charge: 943.28(2)/939.05(2)(C) Party to crime/Forgery 6 counts

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Rockford Scanner™: Fight And Shots Fired, Man taking his dog outside when a walking by got upset that the dog was barking.


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On 12-02-18 at 1:41 a.m. a Janesville Police Officer heard a gunshot in the area of N. Atwood Ave. and E. Wall St. Additional officers responded to the area and located 2 subjects by the names of Matthew Burr and Eugene Harp fighting in the area of that intersection. Both subjects were detained while the matter was investigated. Both subjects were uncooperative and denied hearing any gunshots.

Further investigation revealed that Eugene was taking his dog outside when Matthew, who was walking by, got upset that Eugene’s dog was barking.

Eugene and Matthew ended up in a physical altercation. At some point during the altercation Eugene displayed a firearm and shot off one round. No one was struck by the gunshot. Eugene suffered injuries that did not need immediate medical attention. The 9mm handgun that was fired was later located in a nearby residence and seized as evidence.

Matthew was charged with Substantial Battery. A criminal history check revealed Eugene was a convicted felon. Eugene was charged with Intoxicated use of a Firearm and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Both subjects were held at the Rock County Jail pending their initial court appearance.

Arrested/Charges:

Matthew A. Burr
M/W 33 yrs. old
Resident of Janesville, WI

Charge: Substantial Battery

Arrested/Charges:

Eugene D. Harp
M/W 49 yrs. old
Resident of Janesville, WI

Charges: Intoxicated Use of a Firearm
Felon in Possession of a Firearm

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Rockford Scanner®: Man Arrested For Business Robbery & Hostage Situation






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On 11/7/2018 at 01:45 am officers responded to 5 Points Grocery and Beverage at 600 W Milwaukee St for an armed robbery. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded currency from the clerk. The suspect stole items from the convenience store and currency. The person then fled from the business leaving items behind, which aided in the identification of the suspect. Officers were able to determine the suspect was Carlos Ford.

On 11/7/2018 at 04:19 am officers responded to a residence in the 2500 block of N Sumac. The response was to a call of a hostage situation.

The suspect in this second call was determined to be Carlos Ford. Officers made contact with Ford and a female when they exited the residence. Ford resisted arrest, but was able to be taken into custody.

One officer did sustain a minor injury while taking Ford into custody. There is still additional information being followed up on in regards to this investigation.

ARRESTED:
Carlos Ford (52 years old)
1415 Nelson Ave
Beloit, WI 53511

CHARGES:

Armed Robbery – 943.32 – Felony
Obstructing/Resisting – 946.41(2m) – Felony

 







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Rockford Scanner™: Amber Alert For Missing Girl, Parents Killed

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Jayme Closs (13 years)
Last seen Oct 15, 2018 in Barron, WI

On Monday, October 15, 2018 at 12:53AM, a 911 call was received from Barron, WI. Upon arrival law enforcement found 2 adults deceased, and their 13 year old daughter, Jayme Closs, missing, and is considered endangered. Anyone with information about her whereabouts or anyone that has contact with her is asked to contact the tipline at 1-855-744-3879.

 







Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating A Murder, Victim Stabbed To Death



 

 

 

 Sources are reporting a murder near the Janesville area. 

The victim was at the Mercy Hospital and was being treated when he passed away from his injuries. 

The victim was stabbed in the chest area. 

The victim Robert Thomas jr approx. 26 years old from Janesville. 

The suspect Sarina Stone (Sp?) approx. 20 years old from Janesville was arrested for 1st degree murder. 

The suspect and the victim got into an argument in the 2700 block of Wall st, then she stabbed him in the chest. After stabbing him in the chest she drove him to the emergency room. 

This is the 1st homicide in 2018 in Janesville. 

Still developing. 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Small Aircraft Crashes Into A Nearby Bridge, Pilot In Critical Condition



 

 

 

On 08/18/2018 at 9:31 am Janesville Police and Fire responded to an ultralight aircraft (single man aircraft with a motor, single propeller and parachute) crash at the Memorial Bridge.

The pilot was traveling from north to south and collided with the Memorial Bridge. The forty-eight year old pilot sustained non-life threatening, but critical injuries.

He was the only person injured and was transported to a local medical center by Janesville Fire for treatment.

The investigation of the accident is still on-going and will be done jointly between the Janesville Police Department and the Milwaukee Flights Standards Division of the Federal Aviation Administration.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: BREAKING: Airplane Crashes Near Roscoe, Several Emergency Personnel En Route



UPDATE: The plane is a Piper aircraft that is registered to DBG AVIATION INC out of Roscoe, Illinois. 

Three people were injured. One male, One Female, and unknown on the 3rd victim.  (Possible juvenile female) 

At least one person was flown by helicopter to a local hospital. 

They took 2 victims from the plane via an ATV, and one victim from the plane straight to an ambulance and then to the emergency helicopter. 

Two of them were alive and conscious and had bandages around their heads. Two appeared to have head injuries. Unknown on the 3rd victim.  

The cause of the accident is under investigation.  Unconfirmed, but possible mechanical issue. Reports of the aircraft losing power, just prior to crashing.

The airplane had just taken off from the airport, just prior to the accident.  It crashed in the middle of the cornfield, just a few hundred yards from the IL/WI border.

The pilot, was one of the first people to call emergency personnel.   

Still developing. 

Several photos at https://wwightphotography.zenfolio.com/p216708275
Wight Photography: Small Plane Crash in South Beloit, IL - August 12, 2018 &emdash;

Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department Press Release:

On 08/12/18 at 0832 hour the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department, South Beloit Police Department, and local Fire Departments were dispatched to a cornfield in the area of Manchester Rd. East of Gardner Rd. for a plane crash. The airplane was found in a cornfield several hundred yards south of the runway of the Beloit Airport. This cornfield was just into Illinois by a few hundred yards.

Shortly after 8:00 A.M. this morning the private airplane (A Piper Lance airplane), took off from the Beloit Airport enroute to the Wisconsin Dells Area. Shortly after takeoff witnesses saw the airplane crash into the field South of the Runway. The crash site was located by first responders. First responders rendered aid to the passengers on board the airplane.

There were 3 people on the plane. A Male adult Pilot, a female adult passenger, and a juvenile female passenger. The adult pilot and the juvenile passenger were transported to a local hospital and were treated and released from the hospital. The adult female passenger is being treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies have secured the scene and the investigation will be conducted by The NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) and the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration).

 


Specifications (1972 model PA-32-300)

Data from 1972 Piper Cherokee Six 300 “E” Owner’s Handbook

General characteristics

  • Crew: One
  • Capacity: five passengers (or six with optional seat)
  • Length: 27.7 ft in (8.4 m)
  • Wingspan: 32.8 ft in (10.0 m)
  • Height: 7.9 ft in (2.4 m)
  • Wing area: 174.5 ft2 (16.5 m2)
  • Wing profile: NACA 65-415
  • Empty weight: 1788 lb (811 kg)
  • Gross weight: 3400 lb (1542 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming IO-540-K1A5, 300 hp (225 kW)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 174 mph (280 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 168 mph (272 km/h)
  • Range: 840 miles (1361 km)
  • Service ceiling: 16250 ft (4950 m)
  • Rate of climb: 1050 ft/min (5.3 m/s)

 

 


UPDATE: The plane crashed into a cornfield, near Beloit Airport area.

Around 8:38 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to a plane crash.

Update location: It happened in the area of Manchester and Gardiner near S Beloit

A plane has crashed near this location.

Harlem Roscoe FD and several other emergency personnel are e route.

This is breaking news and still developing.

We will post updates as they become available.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Body Recovered From The Rock River

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Around 2 pm today emergency personnel were responding to a body in the Rock River. 

A body was approx. 20 feet from the shoreline in the area of Centerway st bridge in Janesville. 

The victim is an older male, approx. 65 years old or older. 

Autopsy is scheduled for tomm.