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Rockford Scanner™: Fully Engulfed Commercial Structure Fire in Rockford



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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.

 

Sources are reporting there is a fully involved commercial structure fire on the East Side.

It happened in the area of 10th st, near 11th ave.

There is a fully involved commercial structure that is on fire.

Reported to have a red “X” on the building and the roof has collapsed.

Heavy smoke and flames are showing.

RFD is going into defensive mode.

Still developing


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Rockford Scanner™: Very Dense Fog Tonight, Few Accidents Being Reported



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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.

Sources reporting a few bad accidents in the area tonight.

  • McCurry rd and 251
  • Meridian and 75

Dense fog continues to affect much of the area this evening, and will likely continue to develop and persist into Saturday morning. In addition to low visibility, temperatures were at or below the freezing mark in areas west and north of Chicago, and this may result in slick spots on some area roadways overnight. Visibility was a little better south and southeast of Chicago, but will likely deteriorate later tonight. Use caution if traveling across the region overnight and early Saturday.

DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST SATURDAY…

* VISIBILITY…A quarter mile or less.

* IMPACTS…Reduced visibilities will result in hazardous driving
conditions through early Saturday. Slick spots are likely on
some road surfaces overnight as temperatures fall below freezing
in many spots.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving…slow down…
use your headlights…and leave plenty of distance ahead of you


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Rockford Scanner™: Numerous Armed Robberies Being Reported in Rockford Tonight.



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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.

We are getting several reports of numerous armed robberies in Rockford tonight.

We can confirm one armed robbery on Benton st.

Suspects are described as 4 suspects. 2 black males and 2 white females.

One of the males is 6’3 160 lbs, shoulder length dreads, black rifle. Another male is described as 6’4 150 lbs.

Fled in a Black Malibu.

We have gotten several reports they are allegedly involved in several armed robberies tonight in Rockford.

Other locations of alleged robberies from sources (Unconfirmed due to encryption):

  • Dollar General on Charles, (Battery victim confirmed)
  • Walgreens on Charles,
  • 18th st,
  • 11th st,
  • Reed ave,
  • School st,
  • Jackson st,
  • Winnebago

As you know, police are encrypted and have yet to release information.


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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™: Another Person Just Shot in Rockford, Still Developing



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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.

 

Sources are reporting at least one person was shot in Rockford a little bit ago.

It happened in the area of Buckbee and Seminary.

Sources said there is at least one person who was shot near this location. Possible multiple victims.

Sources said the suspects were last seen in a Brown 4 door vehicle. 3 suspects. Drivers is a Hispanic male around 25 years old. Passenger is a Hispanic male around the same age and armed with a gun. Unknown on the third.

Unknown on the victims condition at this time.

Still developing

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Very Foggy Conditions Outside Today



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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.

Expect areas of fog to persist across the area this morning. Some areas will experience visibilities down around a quarter mile. If traveling across the area this morning, make sure to allow for extra time to reach your destination. The fog should improve this afternoon.

 

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase Near Loves park, police Catch Alleged Suspect



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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.

BUSTED DURING BATTLE OF THE BELLS: Rockford Police officers ringing bells for the Salvation Army stop a shoplifter trying to steal more than a thousand dollars’ worth of merchandise. On Friday, December 14, 2018, at approximately 10:20 a.m., Rockford Police officers participating in “Battle of the Bells” against Rockford Fire Department were alerted to a male suspect shoplifting goods from Walmart (3859 Northridge Drive). When confronted by an officer outside, the suspect fled on foot. He was taken into custody after a short foot chase and now faces the below listed charges.

Danuel Schumacher, 37, Rockford: Retail Theft (Felony), Resisting/Obstructing an Officer

“While officers were volunteering for a noteworthy cause, they were quickly reminded of how important it is to remain ever-vigilant,” said Assistant Deputy Chief Carla Redd. “I am very grateful for the dedication the officers show to the community on a daily basis.”

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


Sources said Police put a man in handcuffs earlier today near the Starbucks near Forest Hills and Riverside.

Sources said the man committed a crime at Walmart on Northridge this morning then ran from police across the road near the Taco Bell and Starbucks. Police caught the man near Starbucks.

Sources said he is an alleged theft suspect.

Side note:  Rockford Police and Fire Departments were hosting an event at the same Walmart.  #BattleoftheBells: Come donate to the Salvation Army and help RPD beat Rockford Fire Department in this change challenge at the Walmart on W. Riverside and Northridge Dr. from 10 am – 2 pm!


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Rockford Scanner™: Woman Arrested After Shooting A Man In The Legs



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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.

SHOOTING ARREST: On Thursday, December 13, 2018, shortly after 11:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the area of Arline Avenue and Richmond Street in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a 16-year-old male victim who had been shot in the legs. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers learned the incident was domestic related, and detectives and SCOPE officers conducted a follow up investigation. The suspect, 33-year-old Samantha Holt, was located a short distance away after she fled the scene on foot, and a weapon was recovered. The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case, and authorized the below listed charges.

Samantha Holt, 33, Rockford: Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Aggravated Domestic Battery

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


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Rockford Scanner™: Shooting victim in Rockford. Several emergency personnel on scene



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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.

 

A round 11:10 PM several emergency personnel were on scene of the shooting incident in the area of the 3200 block of Arlene in Rockford

Details are minimal at this time due to the police encryption.

Sources are reporting at least one victim has been shot near this location.
The severity of the injuries are not yet known. the victim was shot in the leg.

No suspect information at this time, due to the police encryption.

If you have any information please contact us.

Check back later for possible updates

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Area Fire Dept. Assist With A Structure Fire Near Orfordville



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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.

Sources are reporting a structure fire in Orfordville

Details were minimal at this time.

We can confirm there was a structure fire near Orfordville, Wisconsin. The exact location is not yet known.

Some of the area fire departments responded to help assist.

They were asking for tender fire trucks to assist

No other details are available at this time

Update: Tim H. said it was on  Front st, Hanover WI. One person was injured.


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