Rockford Scanner™: Another Business in Rockford Has Been Robbed, Police Are Investigating


Sources are reporting an armed robbery to the Family Dollar at 501 Springfield in Rockford. 

It happened just before 8 pm tonight.  We were told all the suspects had masks on when they robbed the business. They fled across the street and took off their masks. Local neighborhood cameras at the houses nearby were able to capture good quality video of the suspects after they took off their masks.  They are still on the loose.  Local police are investigating.

We were told the other robbery at Dollar General might be related to this robbery, details on that robbery at


Rockford Scanner™: Robbery At A Rockford Business, Suspects Get Away

On Saturday June 8, 2019, shortly after 6:26 PM, Rockford Police Officers responded to The Dollar General (1405 Kishwaukee Street), for an armed robbery. Officers learned that four suspects all armed with handguns, entered the business and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk gave the suspects an undisclosed amount of money from the registers. The suspects fled on foot from the store.

The suspects are described as black males in the late teens to early twenties.

The first suspect is approximately 6’0”, thin build, Nike hoodie, black pants, white shoes, and white gloves.

The second suspect is approximately 5’8”, medium build, black mask, white shirt, black pants, white shoes, and white gloves.

The third suspect is approximately 5’9”, thin build, blue and white facemask, maroon hoodie, blue Adidas sweatpants.

The fourth suspect is approximately 5’9”, black and white facemask, and black hoodie with a red “N” on chest, black pants, red shoes.

Anyone with information should contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crimestoppers at 815-963-7867

Sources are reporting a robbery in Rockford.

It happened at the Dollar general at 1405 Kishwaukee around 6:30 pm.

Suspects are 4 black males with hoodies.

A black impala with a plate of BH96304 that comes back to an address on 26th st is involved.

All the suspects are armed with guns.



Rockford Scanner™: Robbery In Rockford, Police Investigating


Sources are reporting a robbery in Rockford. 

It happened yesterday morning around 5 am in the 1100 block of 8th st.

We have been told the suspects brutally beat the victim and robbed them.

No suspect information at this time.  Reports are saying the victim had to seek medical attention. RPD has yet to release any information on this incident.



Rockford Scanner™: Crime Scene At A Local Business


Sources are reporting a scene at the Dollar Tree on E State st

Some have said it was a robbery, others have said it was a burglary.

Several officers were on scene.  Crime scene tape was up and the crime scene unit was on the scene.   No other information at this time.

RS Source


Rockford Scanner™: Delivery Driver Robbed at Gunpoint in Rockford


On Monday, May 27th, 2019 at 10:33 pm Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to 400 Stanley St. to meet with a pizza delivery driver who was just robbed.

The victim advised as he was delivering a pizza 3-5 black males robbed him at gunpoint.  Officers arrived in the area quickly and located the suspects near Green St. and Stanley St.  The suspects fled on foot.

3 juvenile suspects were apprehended after a foot chase.  4 BB guns were discarded and located in the area of the suspects’ flight.  The victim sustained minor injuries and did not seek medical attention.

The Winnebago State’s Attorney’s Office was consulted and authorized the charges of Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Battery, and Resisting a Police Officer for each of the juveniles.

All of the juveniles were lodged in the Winnebago County Detention Center.  The charges against the suspects are merely accusations.  They are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

There is no further description on any outstanding other suspects.

This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department, or CrimeStoppers at 815 963 STOP (7867)

Delivery Driver Robbed at Gunpoint in Rockford.

A delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint at Green and Stanley in Rockford.

5 black males in their teens robbed a delivery driver. They were armed with a gun (possibly a bb gun)  they fled on foot.

Police have a large perimeter setup searching for the suspects.

Still developing.


RS Source sent us the following video

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Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Brutally Beat & Robbed The Victims, When Meeting To Sell A Cell Phone in Rockford.

Suspects brutally beat the victims, during a meeting for an online transaction.

NOTE: This is becoming very common these days in the Rockford area. People meet to buy/sell stuff from online transactions. And the suspects brutally beat the victims and rob them when they meet in person.

Around 7:30 pm tonight the suspects brutally beat the victims when they met in person near Apple Orchard Lane in Rockford. They were meeting to sell a cell phone.

When they met in person the suspects  brutally beat the victims and then robbed them. Then they fled the scene.

Medical was needed for the victims, and they were transported to a local ER. We have been told the injuries might be serious and possibly life threatening.

Suspects are 2 black males. Both wearing dark clothing. One had white shoes on. Fled in a Blue Nissan SUV with the rear window broken out.

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Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Use A Flashlight To Commit Several Robberies Last Night in Rockford

BACK-TO-BACK ROBBERIES: Rockford Police Detectives are investigating the possibility that two robberies late last night are connected.

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Rockford Scanner™: Citizen Robbed After Using A Facebook Buy & Sell Page in Rockford 

Citizen Robbed After Using A Facebook Buy & Sell Page in Rockford

A citizen contacted us and said he was robbed while replying to a Facebook Buy & Sell Page in Rockford.  The name was similar to Rockford market buy sell page.

He messaged us saying: ” This individual reached out to me on a Rockford group for buying and selling used goods. She contacted me by messenger app, looked at the item near my home, then left to get money. Asked if I could meet elsewhere and we agreed on McDonald’s off Riverside and North Main. I got out of my car and went to the back trunk when She grabbed the item and jumped into her car and hit the gas with the door open. I attempted to hold the door open but She drove reckless and I moved out of the way to avoid being hit.”

He also said: ” Police report was filed Saturday at 10:55. The theft occurred at 10:35 am. The car was a maroon Monte Carlo with damage to the front driver side number  ”

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Rockford Scanner™: Numerous Police Working A Scene in Rockford, Still Developing

Several sources are reporting a scene on the East side.

Reports of numerous officers working a scene near the Forest Plaza near State and Mulford.

Sources said several officers are working a scene there, and several are searching the area.

Reports of a robbery and possible shots fired. But RPD has yet to confirm that.  All we can confirm right now is numerous officers working a scene near the Forest Plaza

Fernando Rodriguez said: “It happened at Wendy’s. I was in the Schnucks parking lot when I saw someone jump out the drive-thru window and make a run for it.”

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