Police Blotter

Aggravated Discharge of Firearm

  • Date: 11/15/2018 6:10 pm
  • Location: 900 S. 3rd St

On 11/15/18 around 6:10 pm Rockford Police Officers responded to the 900 block of S. 3rd St in reference to a report of gunshots being fired.  Officers located a residence struck by gunfire in the 900 block of S. 3rd St.  No injuries were reported. The suspects were described as black males.  This is as ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information can call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900


  • Date: 11/15/2018 5:06 pm
  • Location: 3214 Auburn St Rockford, IL 61101

On Thursday November 15, 2018 at 5:06pm, Rockford Police Officers responded to the Dollar General located at 3214 Auburn St in reference to an armed robbery in progress.  Upon arrival, Officers located the male suspect in the front parking lot and took him into custody without incident.  The suspect was armed with a broken bottle and demanded money from the three female employees.  The suspect did not get any money or property.  No injuries were reported.  This is an on-going investigation.


  • Date: 11/14/2018 10:17 pm
  • Location: 1000 19TH ST

On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 2217 hours Rockford Police Officers dispatched to the area of  1000 19th St. reference calls of shots fired.  Officers located a residence which had been struck numerous times.  No injuries were reported.

A dark colored 4 door vehicle with tinted windows was seen fleeing the area north bound.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information concerning the incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department Officer-In-Charge (OIC) at 779-500-6498 or Crime Stoppers at 815- 963-STOP (7867).