Rockford Scanner™: Numerous officers working two different scenes in Rockford


Sources are reporting two scenes in the Rockford area. With several police at each scene.

  • Kentucky fried chicken on 11th St. as numerous police. It is not yet known on what happened at this time. We have been told is been a robbery and a shooting scene. But as you know we cannot confirm anything and police have not released any information.
  • O’Reilly’s auto parts on Broadway there are several officers on scene. Again we cannot confirm anything at this time because of police have not released any information and are encrypted. We have been told this is a traffic stop and somebody might’ve fled from the traffic stop.



Rockford Scanner™: Accident with injuries on the east side

Isabelle Urban

Sources are reporting a bad accident on Rockford Eastside.

It had been just before 10 PM in the area of Perryville and East State Street.

Injuries are being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. We have been told both life-threatening and also non-life-threatening injuries. So it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. You want to avoid this area for a while while police and emergency personnel cleanup the scene and investigate the accident. The cause of the accident is under investigation

Isabelle Urban


Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle accident with injuries, still developing


Sources are reporting a bad motorcycle accident in Rockford.

It happened around 8:20 PM tonight in the area of Loomis and independence.

A motorcycle has crashed near this location and injuries are being reported. Sources at the scene said the injuries appear pretty serious. We can cannot confirm the severity of the injuries at this time. No other information is available.The cause of the accident is under investigation



Rockford Scanner™: Missing 3 Year old & 1 Year old From Rockford


Sources are reporting 2 missing children in Rockford. 

The children are missing from the 1000 block of S 6th st.

3 year old, male Hispanic, long hair, wearing black shirt and shorts.

1 year old, male Hispanic, long hair, blue and white onsie.

RPD has yet to release information or photos


Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries, Police Investigating


Sources are reporting an auto accident. 

It happened around 1 pm today in the area of Grenshaw and Lawndale.

Injuries were being reported. It is unknown on the severity of the injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.  Still developing.



Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Scene in Rockford, Still Developing


Sources are reporting a shooting incident in Rockford. It happened around 1 am near Delaware in Rockford. 

Source said their vehicle was struck by gunfire.
No reports of injuries.
Suspects fled in a SUV from the scene.



Rockford Scanner™: Possible Fire At A Local Starbucks

Sources are reporting a scene at a local Starbucks. 

It happened around 9 pm at the Starbucks near Riverside and Forest Hills.

Reports of the business being evacuated and a possible fire in the back of the business.  Several emergency personnel are on scene.

Photos by RS Source


Rockford Scanner™: Person in the River, Water Rescue


Sources are reporting a water rescue in Rockford. 

Details are minimal at the time of writing this.

It happened around 3:40 am near the Whitman st bridge.

Reports of a person in the water, and was going under the water.

Several units are en route. Still developing.

UPDATE: A LPPD officer has sight of the victim. He is an elderly male. He is reported to be out of the river now. Unknown on his condition.


Rockford Scanner™: Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon in Rockford


On Sunday, June 2 shortly after 4:30 PM the Rockford Police Department RHA officers were on patrol when they observed three suspicious male subjects standing by a vehicle in the 300 block of 15th Ave.  

During the investigation officers recovered a loaded handgun from the vehicle. One of the subjects provided officers with a false name. He was taken into custody and identified as 21-year-old Shannon Haynes. The other two subjects were released without charge.

Officers later learned the handgun was stolen from Milwaukee and are now working with the Milwaukee Police Department. Winnebago County states Attorney’s office reviewed the case and authorized the following charges:

aggravated unlawful use of weapons, possession of a stolen firearm, obstructing identification, no foid card. Haynes was lodged in the Winnebago County jail. The charges against Haynes are merely accusations he is considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law


Rockford Scanner™: Failed Tank Explodes In Machesney Park


Around 12:30 pm today emergency personnel were responding to a gas odor investigation in Machesney Park.

It happened at an address near Emerald ln in Machesney Park. Reports are saying there was an explosion from a failed tank. There is no fire. But there was a gas odor. 

Emergency personnel arrived on scene quickly and was able to have the scene under control very quickly.