Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating An Armed Robbery On The East Side




On 7/23/2018 at around 9:50 hours, Officers from the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 4100 block of Florida Dr, in regards to an Armed Robbery.

Officers arrived and met with an adult male and an adult female who reported that they were approached by four suspects in a parking lot,while they were walking up to an apartment building doorway.

Two of the suspects were armed with handguns and demanded property from the victims. The suspects took a purse, wallet, and money from the victims and fled the area on foot.

The victims were not injured during this incident.

The suspects were described as four black males, 15-17 years of age, all of whom were wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department.



Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Steal Victims Vehicle During A Home Invasion in Rockford




Sources reporting a home invasion and carjacking in Rockford. 

It happened in the 900 block of N Main. 

Two black males and one white girl were loitering outside the front door of a 9 unit apartment building in the 900 block of N Main, approx 4 am Thursday morning. When the victim got home he walked through the  main apartment door.

He didn’t close door behind him and they held the door and followed him up the stairs and pushed their way into his apartment and robbed him. They then fled down the stairs and fled away in the victims vehicle. (No vehicle description at this time) 



Rockford Scanner™: Burglary To A Local Laundromat




Sources are reporting two suspects broke into a local laundromat and robbed the change machine. 

It happened at the Cherry Valley Laundromat at 306 E State in Cherry Valley over the weekend. 

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If you have any information, please call the police. 



Rockford Scanner™: Another Abandoned House Goes Up In Flames in Rockford




Around 6 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were battling another vacant house fire in Rockford. 

This one happened on Bruce st in Rockford. 

Reports of this being another vacant house.

No reports of injuries. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation



Rockford Scanner™: Fatal Accident Involving A Local Police Officer

 Just before 11 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were on scene of a fatal accident that involved a local police officer. 

A motorcyclist and a local police officer were involved in an accident near W State and Pierpont. 

Officers are reporting the motorcyclist ran into the back of an officers vehicle. 

The motorcyclist passed away on the scene.
Winnebago County Coroner was dispatched to the scene. 

Officer is reported to be not injured. 

This is still developing. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Please avoid the area for the next several hours.