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Armed Robbery

Armed Robbery

  • 26 October 2022
Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference an armed robbery that occurred in the Little Flower Church parking lot located at 800 Adlai Stevenson Dr. in Springfield, IL on October 2nd, 2022 around 2:30 a.m. The victim was sitting inside their vehicle when they were approached by two male subjects. One of the subjects, who was wearing a gray sweatshirt and blue jeans, pulled a firearm and told the victim to give them what they had. The victim was able to drive away from the male subject before any further incidents occured. If you can identify the suspects call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, cashfortips.us or use the P3 app.  If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

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Theft

  • 15 May 2024
Theft

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department in identifying a suspect reference to a theft.  On May 7th, 2024, around 8:30 pm the victim arrived at Lucky Lady Laundry, 1056 E Stanford, and parked near the front door of the business.  The victim began making several trips taking laundry into the business.   While inside, the suspect approaches the victim’s vehicle, opens a door and takes a Michael Kors purse from inside the vehicle.  Inside the purse was a Michael Kors wallet, bank cards and an I-Phone all totaling more than $1300.00.   The suspect was described as a black male wearing a hooded black sweat shirt and black jogger style sweat pants.  Images of the suspect can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or can identify the individual, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 app. If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Shooting

  • 8 May 2024
Shooting

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office in reference to a shooting that occurred at The Cove, 1616 N Dirksen Parkway.  On Monday May 6th around 1:20 am a black four door vehicle pulled into the east lot of the bar.  Two white males exited the vehicle and were denied entry to the bar.  The white males got back into the vehicle and left.  Once on Keys Ave. at least one occupant exits the vehicle and fires multiple rounds in the direction of the bar striking a bouncer, a parked vehicle and the building.  Images of the suspects and the vehicle can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or can identify the individuals, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 app. If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Retail Theft

  • 1 May 2024
Retail Theft

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department in reference to a retail theft.  On March 30th, 2024, officers were dispatched to Discount Tobacco, 1169 N 2nd St, in reference to a retail theft. The suspect, who was a black male wearing black sweatpants and an olive colored hooded shirt entered the store and asked an employee to see an item for sale.  When the employee turned around, he jumped over the counter grabbing cartons of cigarettes and fled the area. Images of him can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or can identify the individual, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 app. If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Scams

  • 24 April 2024
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This week Crime Stoppers would like to make you aware the Springfield Police Department has noticed an increase in Facebook Market Place scams.  To avoid being a victim, research the seller’s profile and be wary of fake accounts with few pictures, friends and posts.  Look to see if they have recently joined Facebook or if they have been on the platform for a while.  While conducting online transactions, consider using a designated E-Commerce Exchange Zone like the lobby of the Springfield Police Department, for safety.

 If you have any information about a crime call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the P3 app.  If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2,500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Homicide

  • 18 March 2024
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Illinois State Police in reference to homicide investigation.  On March 13th, 2024, around 1200 pm police were called to the southbound on ramp to I-55 at Stevenson Drive in reference to a body being found.  Investigators were able to identify the body as Teresa Coleman from Springfield who had been reported missing on March 4th.  Her death is being ruled as a homicide.  Anyone with information regarding Teresa’s death that leads to an arrest will receive a cash reward up to $5000.  An image of her can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 app. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Unlawful Credit Card Use

  • 13 March 2024
Unlawful Credit Card Use

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department in reference to a follow up to a Burglary to Vehicle.  On January 13th, 2024, officers were investigating a vehicle break in, in the 3100 block of Twin Lakes Drive.   Taken from inside the vehicle were debit and credit cards.  Since the break-in, the cards have been used at different businesses by what appears to be a white female that was wearing a gray Nike hat each time.  She was seen leaving one business in what looks like an older model silver truck.   Images of her and the vehicle can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or can identify the individual, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 app. If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Criminal Damage and Battery

  • 6 March 2024
Criminal Damage and Battery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department in reference to a Criminal Damage and Battery Case.  On January 30th, 2024, around 2:40 pm a female entered Dollar General at 930 W Jefferson and was denied a purchase because she didn’t have an ID.   The female suspect started a verbal disturbance with employees and refused to leave.  After several minutes of arguing the female picked up an employee’s phone and left with it.  One employee tried to stop her but she pushed past her causing an injury to the employee.  Once outside the suspect threw the employees phone down, breaking it, causing $1,100.00 worth of damage.  Images of the individual can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or can identify the individual, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 app. If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

 

Thank You

  • 29 May 2024
Thank You

This week we would like to highlight how Crime Stoppers in partnership with the community and law enforcement are making a difference. In just the first quarter of this year Crime Stoppers has taken in over 200 tips.  These tips led to over $78,000 in recovered guns, cash, property and drugs being taken off the streets. Crime Stoppers is a nonprofit organization that relies on donations and fundraising in order to pay out rewards for information to help solve crimes.  Currently, Crime Stoppers is having a Queen of Hearts drawing every Sunday night at 7pm at Weebles located at 4136 N Peoria Rd.   Additionally, our annual golf outing is fast approaching at Piper Glen Golf Course.  Deadline to register is June 21st.  Additional information and event details regarding these events is available on this website, cashfortips.us.

We are extremely grateful for everyone who has supported our organization since it started in 1983 and we look forward to seeing you at these and other events. 

Unlawful Credit Card Use

  • 17 April 2024
Unlawful Credit Card Use

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking to assist the Springfield Police Department to identify an individual reference stolen credit cards. On April 2nd Officers were called to Mid-Town Auto Mart (901 E Cook) in reference to stolen credit cards being used.  The suspect, who appears to be a black male with facial hair, wearing a black Nike jacket was gone when officers arrived. Several different cards were used or were attempted to be used in this incident.  Images of the individual can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or can identify the suspect, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 app. If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Attempted Motor Vehicle Theft and Criminal Damage

  • 10 April 2024
Attempted Motor Vehicle Theft and Criminal Damage

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference an attempted motor vehicle theft and criminal damage that occurred in the 900 block of S 4th St during the night time hours between March 29th and 30th. A vehicle window had been broken and the steering column had been removed causing over $1,000 in damage. Video footage shows two different suspects. Photos of the suspects can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or can identify the suspects, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 app. If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

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