Freeport felon arrested after police find gun in carMyStateline.com WTVO WQRFFreeport, IL
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FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO) — Freeport Police arrested Brandon Tweed, 24, as a felon in possession of a handgun. According to police, officers said they were investigating reports of a man armed with a gun around 11:55 p.m. when they pulled Tweed over. He was also reported to be driving on a suspended license, and the […]
We’ve received multiple reports of a large police presence at Sinnissippi Gardens/bike path and YMCA area tonight. What we know is at approximately 9:30 this evening someone called for emergency personnel to respond to Sinnissippi for a possible shooting and/or battery victim. The caller also stated that the alleged...
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) —Rockford Police are asking the public for help locating Rico Jefferson, 32, accused of killing Maurice Simmons, 33, in October 2020. Officials say they arrived at 10:45 p.m. at a home in the 3000 block of Chateau Lane. When they entered the house, they found Simmons dead of gunshot wounds, just inside […]
Recognize These Armed Robbery Suspects? Suspects Rob A 79 Year Old Woman While She Was Shopping in Rockford
On Monday, June 27, 2022, at approximately 5:25 p.m.,. Rockford Police responded to 180 N. Mulford Road (US Tobacco) for a report of. a strong arm robbery. Upon arrival, officers were advised that as a 79-year-old woman walked back to her vehicle after exiting the store, her purse was grabbed.
It happened earlier today at the Martin Park, near the boat launch. Initial reports are saying 2 people were reported down. CPR was being performed on one of the victims. Several emergency personnel were on scene. You can follow us on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook. a scene,. Snap a photo or...
To Avoid Repeat of 2021 Petunia Fest Incident, Dixon Police Reach Out to Other Departments for Assistance
Thousands of people are expected to be in Dixon this week for the 2022 Petunia Festival. Dixon Police Chief Steve Howell says for his department it is all hands on deck. Officers will be mingling with the crowds, taking a low profile and provide security where it is needed. Deputy...
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Police are asking the public for help to find four suspects who stole a 79-year-old woman’s purse on Monday. According to police, the attack happened just before 5:25 p.m. on June 27 at US Tobacco, 180 N. Mulford Road. Police said the woman was walking back to her car when […]
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Four suspects were caught on surveillance video just before a 79-year-old woman was robbed in a parking lot Monday. Police say around 5:25 p.m. on June 27, the woman left the U.S. Tobacco store on N. Mulford Road in Rockford, and as she was walking to her car, someone grabbed her purse from behind.
Recently, the Rockford Police Department received information. regarding an individual selling narcotics in the 800 block of Halsted Road. On June 29, 2022, at approximately 9:30 a.m., detectives within the Rockford. Police Department Gang Unit, Narcotics Unit, along with Community Service Officers,. executed a search warrant at a residence in...
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ROCKFORD — The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office has launched a death investigation after the body of a missing woman was found on Rockford's far-west side. Sharry Crenshaw, 68, of Rockford, was reported missing to the Rockford Police Department on Tuesday. She was last seen driving away from her home on Montague Street. On Wednesday, sheriff's deputies...
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LOVES PARK — People across northern Illinois helped give U.S. Marine Cpl. Nathan Carlson a hero's welcome home Thursday evening as Carlson's family traveled with Carlson's remains from O'Hare International Airport to Loves Park City Hall. All along the route, area residents, members of the armed services and law enforcement officers and emergency services workers lined overpasses to show their support for Carlson and his family. ...
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A man who was shot by responding officers during a May incident at the Rockford casino died from his injuries on Thursday. Nearly four weeks ago, Rockford police received a call reporting a man with a gun at the Rockford Casino: A Hard Rock Opening Act.
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