Crime of the Week
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about 2 burglaries to garages which occurred at the 2300 and 2400 blocks of Yale Blvd during the overnight hours of October 20. Stolen were numerous pieces of bow hunting equipment and turkey calls, various yard and home mechanical items, and 2 Honda dirt bikes. One of the dirt bikes was black and silver and the other was red and pearl white. Total combined dollar value of the losses was nearly $11,000.  If you have any tips about these burglaries and thefts, please anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or use our website cashfortips.us, or text us by typing TIP672, then your message with the tip information, and send it to CRIMES. If your anonymous tip leads to an arrest, a cash reward of up to $1000 will be paid. Remember, Crime Stoppers never wants to know who you are, but we do want your tips about these or other crimes.

 

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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Burglary and Theft

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about 2 burglaries to garages which occurred at the 2300 and 2400 blocks of Yale Blvd during the overnight hours of October 20. Stolen were numerous pieces of bow hunting equipment and turkey calls, various yard and home mechanical items, and 2 Honda dirt bikes. One of the dirt bikes was black and silver and the other was red and pearl white. Total combined...

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Home Invasion and Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about a home invasion and robbery which took place at 2021 Peoria Road in Springfield. After forcing entry into the residence in the early morning hours of September 4, the suspects, armed with handguns, forced the victims into the bathroom and restrained them while TV’s, phones, and other items were taken.  Suspects left the area in a truck at a...

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Commercial Burglaries

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about several commercial burglaries throughout Springfield, where taverns with gaming machines were targeted. Unknown suspects forced entry into the affected establishments and caused heavy damage to numerous gaming machines in an attempt to steal money. These crimes occurred after business hours, between Sept 1st and Oct 1st. If you have any tips about the...

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking.

This week Crime Stoppers needs tips about an aggravated vehicular hijacking that happened on 9/19 around 10:10pm, at 1607 S 14th. A Pizza Hut driver was delivering food when 3 black males in their 20s forced the victim at gun point to the back of the house. The suspects threatened to shoot the victim if he resisted during the robbery. The suspects took personal items and then went to the front and...

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Thank You!

 Hi, I'm Officer Matt Goulet. As my three year term with Crime Stoppers draws to a close (Oct 23rd), I would like to thank first The Crime Stoppers Board for allowing me to represent such an amazing group in its 31st year. I thank the media for allowing me to share the crime of the week in order to solve and prevent crime. I also wish to thank our sponsors and the residents of Sangamon and M...

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