Rockford Scanner™: Several Officers From Several Jurisdictions Working A Large Fight Scene At The Fair At The Speedway

Jess StrongArm said:My boyfriend and daughter heard gunshots! They were right by a fight where a girl was being jumped! Then heard gunshots! Our daughter is 10 and fell to the ground in fear. I was with our son at the swings who’s 5 and I seen a stampede of people and workers running screaming “Active Shooter!” I picked up my son and ran!!!!! “

Several sources said there is a scene at the Rockford Speedway. 

There was a large fight that involved several individuals.  At least one person had a gun. No reports of shots fired. There were injuries being reported.

Several officers from several jurisdictions are on scene.

No other information at this time.

NOTE: Reports of a fair that is going on at the speedway


Rockford Scanner™: Several Gunshots, At Least One Shooting Victim


Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford. 

It happened just before 9 pm tonight near Parmele on the East side.

Reports of several gunshots being fired and at least one shooting victim.

It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

No suspect information, due to the encryption.



Rockford Scanner™: Dry Tonight, Possible Strong T-Storms Tomm.

Two rounds of storms are likely on Saturday. The first round is likely to come through the northern suburbs between 7 AM and 11 AM. Widespread severe weather is not expected with this round, but the stronger of these storms may produce some small hail. The second round of storms is expected to come through the area during the afternoon/early evening and may contain some severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and possibly a tornado or two.

Dry conditions will remain through the evening. Hazy skies are possible tonight as a result of smoke from ongoing fires in southern Canada.

Storms are likely along and ahead of a cold front on Saturday.
Strong to severe storms will be possible.

Conditions will turn dry and cooler behind the cold front for Sunday.

Monday and Tuesday look to be dry and mild, with increasing rain chances late Tuesday.


Rockford Scanner™: Rock County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Wisconsin


Rock County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce our continued collaboration with Special Olympics Wisconsin to host for the sixth consecutive year the Rock County Final Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

Law Enforcement Torch Run events raise funds and support for Special Olympics Wisconsin, which provides year-round sports opportunities for more than 10,000 Wisconsin athletes, of any age and skill level, with intellectual disabilities. During these events, Law Enforcement Officers carry the Special Olympics Torch across Wisconsin in order to kick off the State Summer Games held June 6-8 at UW-Stevens Point.

The 2019 Rock County Law Enforcement Torch Run starts at 10:00 a.m. at the Rock County Sheriff’s Office and proceeds eastbound on East U.S. Highway 14 to the parking lot of the Jimmy John’s on Milton Avenue, which is approximately 2 miles. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the back parking lot of the Rock County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Knudson invites the public to attend this community event in a show of support for Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes and the Law Enforcement Officers participating in the run. Community members can participate in the event as a runner, walker, or spectator. There is no entry fee for this event; however, run t-shirts will be available for purchase at a cost of $15 each. All proceeds from t-shirt sales go directly to Special Olympics Wisconsin.

Jimmy John’s on Milton Avenue graciously agreed to donate free sandwiches for participants of the 2019 Rock County Law Enforcement Torch Run.



Rockford Scanner™: RS Fan Asking For Your Help Locating A Hit & Run Suspect

Montana Sticks sent us the following:

“Good afternoon last night my car was hit at the round about on North Main and Auburn the driver pulled off I got a picture of her suv…

Could you post it and see if anyone can identify who it was because the police are not helping me.

It was a dark color suv that pulled over then took off. It was a white female medium built with short dark hair.”


Rockford Scanner™: Missing Near Rockford, Have You Seen Him?


RS Source said:   “Hi my brother has been missing since Sunday morning. He made it home to Rockford with his car in his garage and my aunt and nobody has seen it talked to him since. His home was ransacked and his car is still in garage and he is nowhere to be found please share his photo my brother William Pickering. Thank you god bless”


Rockford Scanner™: Scene In Loves Park

Sources are reporting a scene in Loves Park.

Near Hosmer st & 2nd st in Loves Park

Sources said there are numerous emergency personnel at a scene near this location.

Unknown what happened at the time of writing this



Rockford Scanner™: Free Ice Cream With A Cop Today!


Join RPD officers TODAY from 3 – 4 pm at Bear Family McDonald’s, 1441 Kishwaukee Street!

Not only will you have your sweet treat hand-delivered by an officer, but the cones are complimentary!

Can’t get much better than free ice cream and good company!



Rockford Scanner™: Possible Fire in Downtown Rockford


We got a report that there was a possible fire at the Happy Wok near downtown Rockford.  

Source said there was a possible fire.

Only one report on it.

No other information at this time.