Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Rescue A Cat




 Ladder 2 and Engine 11 rescued Angie, the cat, who became trapped behind a wall at 3000 7th Street.

Crews worked with the owners to remove siding and cut concrete to remove this very scared and hungry cat!‬








 

Rockford Scanner™: Small Child Drowned In A Pool, In South Beloit




 

Sources are reporting a small child has drowned in South Beloit over the weekend.  

It happened on Sunday around 2:15 pm in the 14100 block of Kirane ct in South Beloit.   

We have been told a small child approx. 4 years old has drowned in a swimming pool near this location. 

Police have yet to release information on this.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Man shot in the head in Rockford, also two vehicles and a residence also struck




 

  On Sunday, June 23 at approximately 2:30 AM the Rockford Police Department responded to a shot spotter alert in the area of Green and Waldo.  The Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputies were also on scene. 

While officers were responding, a 23-year-old male shooting victim showed up at a local hospital.  Officers learned there was a large party in the area when gunfire rang out. 

The victim was a passenger in a vehicle near the intersection when he was struck in the head by a bullet.  The victim’s injuries are serious but non-life-threatening.  According to the Rockford Police Department. 

Gunfire also struck a residence and two vehicles and the victim. 

Anybody with information is urged to call the Rockford Police Department.  Or you can leave an anonymous tip on our website and we could relay it for you.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Suspects viciously beat a victim with a hammer in Rockford




 

On Sunday shortly before 7 PM.  The Rockford police responded to the McDonald’s at 3710 Auburn in reference to an injured person. 

When officers arrived they located a 24-year-old male suffering from a head injury. The incident occurred a few minutes prior at the Family Dollar at 3824 Auburn St. 

The victim exited the store and three suspects battered the victim.  One of the suspects was armed with a hammer and viciously beat the victim.  The victim was transported to a nearby hospital.

The suspects are described as three black males in their 20s.  The first suspect was last seen wearing a camouflage hat, yellow shirt, camouflage pants and white shoes. 

The second suspect was armed with the hammer had short dreadlocks and was last seen wearing a red shirt and blue jeans. 

The third suspect had long dreadlocks and was last seen wearing a white shirt and red pants. 

Anybody with information should please contact the Rockford Police Department








 

Rockford Scanner™: Numerous burglaries in Loves Park & Machesney Park




 

Several sources are reporting numerous burglaries that happened in the Machesney and Loves Park over the weekend.

Winnebago County Sheriff’s office has yet to release any information.  They rarely ever do so.  Do not expect any updates.

Several sources have reported at least 19 burglaries in Machesney and Loves Park over the weekend.

Several of the burglaries happen in the following areas: Ralston, Zenith, Harlem, Penny ln, Blossom ct, Highstone dr, Patti ln, Debbie ln, Harvest ln, Rogers st, Broadcast Parkway, Forest Hills, Perryville, N. 2nd St. etc…

We have been told the police do have the suspect description but they have yet to release it to the public.

We have been told a gun was stolen during one of the burglaries.

Sources have been reporting several burglaries over the last several weeks now. This is becoming a very serious problem.

If you have any information please call the police department.








 

Rockford Scanner™: House fire in Rockford. Two people trapped on the roof




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Update on Princeton fire: no civilian injuries, fire under control.

Update: Engine 10 scene of Princeton with heavy smoke showing, two occupants safely removed. Fire attack in progress.


Sources are reporting a structure fire with people trapped in Rockford.

It happened around 11:45 PM tonight in the 2100 block of Princeton Avenue on Rockford Eastside.  Reports of the structure is on fire and two people are trapped on the roof of the house.  Several emergency personnel are en route to the scene.  When the Rockford fire department arrived on scene, they confirmed heavy smoke and flames coming from the residence.  They are trying to rescue people on the roof.  This still developing

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Rockford Scanner™: Large Amount Of Drugs Located Behind A Rockford business




 

Source is reporting the following:
“Several cops were seen behind a Dollar General at N Main and Riverside. 2 duffel bags were found back behind the business with large quantities of drugs. All wrapped like bricks”

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Shooting victim at a local McDonald’s




 

Sources are reporting a shooting victim at a local McDonald’s.

It happened just before 7 PM in the 3700 block of Auburn at the McDonald’s.

That is the McDonald’s at Auburn and Central.

Reports of at least one shooting victim at this location.  It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries at this time.  No suspect information.

This is still developing.

If you have any information please call the Rockford Police Department.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Shooting in Rockford, Victim self transported to the hospital




 

Sources are reporting a shooting on Rockford’s Westside.

It happened just before 3 AM this morning in the area of Ashland and Bluefield.  Reports of several gunshots were fired in the area and at least one person was struck by the gunfire.  A vehicle was also struck by the gunfire.

A victim is reported to have self transported to a local hospital.  It is not yet known on the suspect information or the victim’s condition at this time.

No other information is available.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Victim Robbed And Stabbed in Rockford




 

Sources are reporting a man down in the roadway and is bleeding from the chest area. It happened around 1:10 am this morning near Andrews and Hinkley, on Rockford’s West side.

Reports of a man laying in the roadway and is bleeding from the chest area. Rockford Police  have confirmed the victim was robbed and stabbed in the chest. Unknown how many times the victim was stabbed.

Suspects fled the scene.  No suspect information at this time.

The victim was transported to a local hospital.
It is not yet known on the victims condition.

No other information at this time.

Scene video below, viewer discretion is advised.