Police Blotter

Home Invasion- 1800 Belden St

  • Date: 02/16/2018 7:05 pm
  • Location: 1800 Belden St

On 2/16/18 Rockford Police responded to the 1800 block of Belden St at about 7:05 P.M. in reference to a home invasion.  Upon arrival officers learned that two suspects entered a residence and threatened the lone occupant of the house with a handgun.   The suspects fled the house in an unknown direction.  It did not appear that the suspects took any property and no injuries were reported.


The first suspect was described as a black male, 20-30 years old, 5’8” and 185 lbs.  He wore all black clothing, a black knit hat and was armed with a black handgun.  The second suspect was described only as a black male wearing all dark clothing.


Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call the Rockford Police Department 815-966-2900.



  • Date: 02/13/2018 1:25 am
  • Location: 4200 Beach Street

On 2/13/2018, at around 1:25 AM, Officers from the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to an apartment building parking lot, in the 4200 block of Beach St, in regards to an Attempted Armed Robbery to a Citizen.  Officer met with a 44 year old male who reported that he was sitting in his car, in the complex parking lot, when he was approached by two suspects.  The suspects, both armed with small handguns, demanded property from the victim.  One of the suspects fired one shot into the victims vehicle, before both suspects fled the area without obtaining any property from the victim.  The suspects were both described as black males, in their teens, wearing dark hooded jackets.  One suspect was around 5’09” tall, 150lbs and the other was 5’06” tall, 140lbs.  The victim was not injured during this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department


  • Date: 02/08/2018 11:30 pm
  • Location: 3926 W. RIVERSIDE BL

On 2/8/2018 at around 11:30 PM, Officers from the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to the Murphy USA Gas Station, 3926 W. Riverside BL, in regards to an Armed Robbery to the Business.  Officers met with a business employee who reported that a lone suspect entered the station, displayed a handgun, and demanded money.  The suspect was given an amount of currency and fled the area on foot.

The suspect was described as a white male, 45 years of age, 5’ 08” tall, thin build, wearing a tan hooded jacket, maroon facial covering, and jeans.  The suspect was armed with a small handgun.

The clerk was not injured.

Anyone with information about this robbery is urged to contact the Rockford Police Department.