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Felony Theft of generator

  • 10 October 2018
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a felony theft from the Illiopolis Township Garage at 790 Maple Ln on Sept 30th around 230a.m. An unknown suspect  disconnected  a Generac 20k generator and then loaded it onto a flatbed trailer being pulled by a large pickup. The pickup pulled away going south on RT 36. If you have any information about this theft, or any other crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or text us by typing TIP672, then your message and send it to crimes. You can also leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. All 3 ways are anonymous and if an arrest is made based on your tip, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, never your name.

 

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Armed Robbery

  • 5 October 2018
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at Papa Johns- 3109 Chatham Rd on Oct 1st around 1145p. A skinny black male about 6ft and wearing a black hooded jacket with the hood up and ski mask with dark jeans approached the cashier displaying a dark handgun. The suspect demanded money then ran south towards Seven Pines RD. If you have any information about this Armed Robbery, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or text us by typing TIP672, then your message and send it to crimes. You can also leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. All 3 ways are anonymous and if an arrest is made based on your tip, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information,...
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We've been nominated

Our Trivia Night is in the running for the Illinois Times Best of Springfield 2018

  • 14 September 2018
We've been nominated

Congratulations to all the finalists in the Illinois Times Best of Springfield 2018!! We are very happy to be part of the mix this year for "Best Charity Event" (Crime Stoppers Trivia Night). Voting started yesterday and runs through September 24! Cast your votes and save the date for the 10th Annual Trivia Night coming 2/2/2019 at the BOS Center. Click Read More to register your votes today!

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Rhythm & Brews Fundraiser for Crime Stoppers

  • 12 July 2018
Rhythm & Brews Fundraiser for Crime Stoppers

Join Crime Stoppers for their 3rd Annual Rythm & Brews event on Monday, July 16, 2018, at the Hand of Fate Brewing Company in downtown Petersburg, IL. Doors open for food and drink at 5:00 with music by the Whirled Peas beginning at 6:30pm.

Tickets for guests are $15.00 or $25.00 for a couple and includes entry into the event plus 1 complimentary brew, food and a souvenir koozie or drink coaster. Children 12 and under are free with a paid adult.

Craft beer aficionados will enjoy award winning brews, savory bites and hearty eats from Dr. Ugs and live music by the Whirled Peas. The Whirled Peas is a Petersburg-based four-some consisting of Larry Dirks, Jody Alderman, Wendy Beckerman and Rick Allen. They bring a blend of harmonious Americana, southern rock, classic rock music along with their deep commitment to roots and community.

Seeking information relating to knife altercation resulting in non-life threatening stabbing of three women

  • 11 March 2018
Seeking information relating to knife altercation resulting in non-life threatening stabbing of three women

Three women were taken to Springfield hospitals with non-life threatening stab wounds early Sunday following a disturbance at a house party on the 2800 block of South 13th Street, the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office said.

No information was available on what prompted the the disturbance, which was reported about 4:50 a.m. The three victims were in a disturbance with another group of people, and at least one of the women in the other group had a knife and allegedly stabbed the three women, the sheriff’s office said.

Springfield Police Seek Help in Locating Suspects in Criminal Cases

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  • 20 January 2017
Springfield Police Seek Help in Locating Suspects in Criminal Cases

Local authorities are asking for help in finding people wanted for many criminal offenses. If you can identify any of the people whose images were captured on surveillance cameras and posted on the Springfield Police Department website , spd.springfield.il.us , take note of the case number which corresponds to the picture and call Crime Stoppers at (217) 788-8427 to leave a tip.

If you can identify any of the suspects you can also submit a tip on the Crime Stopper website cashfortips.us or via a text message by typing TIP672 plus the tip information you have and send it to CRIMES. Do not identify yourself when leaving a tip, an anonymous tip number will be provided to you. All tips remain anonymous and are eligible for cash rewards of up to $2,500 if the information is not already known by police and it leads to an arrest. Homicide cases can lead to cash rewards up to $5,000. 

For a link to the Springfield Police Department's website click on the "READ MORE" button below. Once you are on the website, hit the "Can You Identify" tab.

IF YOU ARE THE FIRST TO IDENTIFY SUSPECTS BY GETTING THE SUSPECTS IDENTITY AND CASE NUMBER TO CRIME STOPPERS, YOU WILL BE PAID A CASH REWARD. MAKE SURE YOU GET A TIP NUMBER WHEN SUBMITTING SUSPECT INFORMATION TO CRIME STOPPERS.

Seeking information on Washington Park vandals

  • 20 January 2017
Seeking information on Washington Park vandals

The Springfield Park District has been seeing a rash of vandalism at Washington Park over the past few weeks.

Derek Harms, executive director of the park district, said Tuesday that someone damaged the bathroom near the pavilion and broke into the tennis pro shop, though nothing was taken.

Construction equipment also has been broken into, and graffiti was spray-painted near the entrance to the park.

New Domino's on South Fifth Street robbed

  • 12 October 2016
New Domino's on South Fifth Street robbed

A man carrying a handgun and wearing a ski mask robbed the recently opened Domino's restaurant on South Fifth Street early Wednesday morning, police said.

Springfield police responded to Domino's at 2662 S. Fifth at 12:15 a.m. for a report of an armed robbery.

A store employee reported a man armed with a handgun entered the store through the back door and forced him to open the store safe.

After removing an unknown amount of cash from the safe, the robber fled in an unknown direction. No one was injured, police said.

The robber was described as a black man approximately 6 feet to 6 feet 3 inches tall, wearing all black clothing and a ski mask.

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