On Monday, April 15, 2019 the Victory Slots located at 314 S. Park Avenue was burglarized at approximately 3:45 am. The suspect entered the building by breaking the door window at the rear and then pried open two gaming machines.
Video surveillance shows a white male, possibly wearing cargo pants, a gray colored sweatshirt with writing on the front of it, a black or dark hooded shirt under the sweatshirt and red shoes.
The subject appeared to be wearing gloves and had a mask over his face. The suspect entered a dark colored sedan that was parked across the street in the Bubbles and Bows parking lot.
If you have any information on this crime please contact the South Beloit Police Department at (815) 389-3491
We are investigating a report of shots fired that occurred during a disturbance in the 1800 block of Wisconsin Avenue at 1:54 a.m. Monday. An individual in a vehicle fired several rounds, striking a vehicle and a house, following the disturbance that involved acquaintances.
Officers nearby observed the suspect vehicle and pursued it as it fled the area going southbound on Interstate 90. The South Beloit Police Department placed stop sticks on the interstate and the vehicle was stopped shortly after crossing the state line.
The vehicle went into the ditch and two males fled from the vehicle on foot. The driver, Emily A. Morris, 26, of Darien, stayed in the vehicle and was taken into custody for felony fleeing. One of the males who fled from the vehicle, Jared D. Johnson, 27, of Janesville, was arrested for recklessly endangering safety and felony bail jumping.
We are still investigating the involvement of the second male who fled from the vehicle. If anyone has information about the disturbance on Wisconsin Avenue or about the three individuals who were in the vehicle pursued by our department, please contact us at 608-757-2244
Overnight several area police departments were involved in a high speed chase. It stemmed from a shooting incident in Beloit bear Wisconsin and Bayliss. Several shots were fired.
Police located the suspect vehicle a short time later. The suspect vehicle fled from police. Speeds were well over 100 MPH at times during the chase.
During the chase, the suspect went off road.
They fled into Illinois. South Beloit Police threw out stop sticks to stop the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle hit the stop sticks. The suspect vehicle pulled over and they fled on foot.
One was held at gunpoint. They got another suspect a short time later. One is still at large. The suspects were last seen westbound jumping a fence from I-90 going into the area near of the S Beloit ramp.
Numerous police officers from several departments are assisting with the search of the suspects.
UPDATE via our friends at Beloit Scanner: 3 confirmed shooting victims. 1 Has passed away.
One shooting victim shot in the head on Elm. (Fatal)
One victim shot in the leg on S Bluff
One shooting victim shot in the stomach on Roosevelt.
Suspect vehicle is a dark-colored pickup truck, last seen northbound.
Two of the victims are ages 15 years old and a 25 year old, Unknown on the 3rd victim.
Update at 11:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019: we are currently investigating a triple shooting near the area of Elm Street and Roosevelt Avenue. One individual was located deceased at the scene. Two other individuals, a 15-year-old male and a 25-year-old male, sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Mercy Hospital in Janesville.
It appears that the individuals knew each other and this does not appear to be a random act of violence. We expect to be on scene all night.
Original, 10:30 p.m. Monday, March 11: We are investigating a homicide in the area of Elm Street and Roosevelt Avenue that was reported shortly after 9:30 p.m. We are asking people to avoid the area while we continue to investigate. It’s anticipated that we will be on scene for several hours.
If you have any information to share about the homicide, please contact us at 608-757-2244.
Sources are reporting multiple gunshots were heard in South Beloit last night around 9:30 PM. It happened in the area of South Bluff and Shirland ave.
We been told that there is possibly one shooting victim, but police have yet to release any information on this incident.
It happened around 4:35 pm in the area of 251 and Cheney. There are reports of a head on collision near this intersection. Injuries are being reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this.