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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Armed Robbery at Circle K on Clearlake Ave

Armed Robbery at Circle K on Clearlake Ave

Crime Stoppers also Increases Maximum Reward in Homicides to $5000!

  • 8 June 2017
Armed Robbery at Circle K on Clearlake Ave

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

June 8, 2017
 
Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties

 

In the Crime of the Week of this week I’d like to focus on an armed robbery which took place at the Circle K service station on Clearlake Avenue in Springfield. Shortly after 9 pm on June 3, a black male in his late 40’s or early 50’s -who implied he had a weapon- robbed the business and left on foot with the contents of the cash drawer. The suspect stood approximately 5'9" tall and had an average build. He was wearing mostly black clothing and had a white and black baseball cap on and older white tennis shoes with red laces.The Springfield Police Department has surveillance video from the robbery and Crime Stoppers has posted images from the surveillance on our website Cashfortips.us. If you can identify this subject or provide any information which leads to his arrest, Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward of up to $2500.The Springfield Police Department has surveillance video from the robbery and images are posted on the Crime Stopper website Cashfortips.us. If you can identify this subject or provide any information which leads to his arrest, Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward of up to $2500.

Crime Stoppers would also like to take the opportunity to announce that effective immediately, all persons leaving anonymous information which leads to arrests in homicide cases are now eligible for cash rewards up to $5000! The taking of a life is a devastating tragedy and Crime Stoppers wants to do everything possible to help bring these killers to justice. The anonymous tipline phone number is 788-8427.

 

 

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Kentucky Fried Chicken Robbed

Suspect Commits Robbery While Customers Were in Business

  • 12 October 2017
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

October 12, 2017

Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.

 

A robbery occurred at the Kentucky Fried Chicken on north Ninth Street in Springfield on October 6th, and police are attempting to identify the lone male perpetrator. At approximately 4:25 in the afternoon, with other customers present, a light skinned black male wearing a brown and cream striped hooded sweatshirt entered the business and implied that he had a handgun concealed under his sweatshirt. Although the weapon was not seen, any person who commits a robbery by use of force with a weapon, whether seen or implied, is presumed to have used a weapon and is in violation of Illinois Aggravated Robbery statutes.  (continued)

Area Tobacco and Cigarette Shops Burglarized

Multiple Suspects Forced Entry During Overnight Hours

  • 5 October 2017
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

October 5, 2017

Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.

 

Over the past few weeks there have been several break-ins to tobacco and cigarette shops in the area and police could use tips from the public to help solve these crimes. Several locations have been targeted and it’s not believed that all of the incidents are related. These types of crimes usually involve a coordinated effort of two or more persons to successfully pull off this type of burglary and any lead provided to Crime Stoppers will be fully investigated.  (continued)

Victim Robbed in Northside Neighborhood While Walking on Sidewalk

Suspect Threatened With Handgun

  • 2 October 2017
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

September 28, 2017

 

Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.

 

On September 5th, shortly after 8 pm after a female got off a bus at the 1600 block of North 21st , a slim black male approached her from behind and pressed a black handgun against her neck. The subject robbed her of her purse and left the area on foot accompanied by 2 other males. The victim was not injured, however, there are three people who are now wanted for armed robbery, and Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $2500 for information leading to their arrests.

 

 

Victim Robbed in Northside Neighborhood While Walking on Sidewalk

Suspect Threatened With Handgun

  • 2 October 2017
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

September 28, 2017

 

Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.

 

On September 5th, shortly after 8 pm after a female got off a bus at the 1600 block of North 21st , a slim black male approached her from behind and pressed a black handgun against her neck. The subject robbed her of her purse and left the area on foot accompanied by 2 other males. The victim was not injured, however, there are three people who are now wanted for armed robbery, and Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $2500 for information leading to their arrests.

 

 

Warrants for Arrest Issued in Forgery and Theft from Senior Citizen

Police Seeking Senior Caregiver and Accomplice for Forging Checks and Stealing Cash

  • 21 September 2017
Warrants for Arrest Issued in Forgery and Theft from Senior Citizen

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
 September 21, 2017

Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.

Police are looking for two suspects involved in a forgery case in which an elderly victim’s caretaker, without authorization, wrote checks out of her personal account. Several Theft and Forgery warrants have been issued for the arrest of Springfield residents Joann Johnson and Tia Taylor, and police need your help in locating these suspects. I’ve posted photographs of the suspects on the Crime Stopper website Cashfortips.us in hopes that leads from the public will lead to their apprehension. Criminal incidents in which elderly or disabled people are victimized by those entrusted with their care are cruel crimes that must be stopped.

 

 

Three Businesses Burglarized in Early Morning Hours of September 7

Forced Entry Made, Cash Stolen and Thousands of Dollars in Damages

  • 14 September 2017
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
 September 14, 2017

Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.

During the overnight hours of September 7th, three businesses in Springfield were burglarized and police believe there were at least two people involved in the burglaries. The doors of Darcy’s Pint, Capitol City Bar and Grill, and West Side Pub and Grill at Donnie B’s, one after the other, were forcibly entered. Once inside the perpetrators caused substantial damage to video gaming machines, automatic teller machines, and safes. They were able to escape with a substantial sum of money when the losses at all three burglaries were totaled.

Burglary at Burger King on Veterans Parkway

Cash Taken from Business

  • 8 September 2017
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
 September 7, 2017

Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.

The Springfield Police Department is investigating a burglary to the Burger King located on Veterans Parkway near White Oaks Mall which occurred during the overnight hours of August 23rd . Crime Stoppers is looking for tips to help solve this crime and close this case. The incident occurred between 1 and 2 am when a thin male made entry to the business and was able to defeat the safe and escape the business prior to the arrival of police. Although surveillance video did not provide police with a clear image that can be identified, investigators believe there is someone who can provide that identifying information or other details about the commercial burglary and theft.

State Employee Victim of Strong Arm Robbery

Victim Walking During Lunch Break at Pasfield and Cedar

  • 8 September 2017
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

 August 31, 2017

Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.

On August 23rd between noon and 1pm while a state employee was walking during her lunch break near Pasfield and Cedar Street, a male subject jumped from behind a bush and knocked the pedestrian to the ground. As she fell, the victim maintained ahold of the cell phone she had in her hand, however, while on the ground the perpetrator forcefully grabbed the phone from her hand and ran eastbound. The suspect was described as being a tall, thin black male in his 20’s or 30’s who was wearing a dark T-shirt and jeans. The stolen phone was a black I-Phone 7 plus in a black case.

If you have any information about this strong armed robbery, Crime Stoppers would like to hear from you. Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to twenty-five hundred dollars if we’re able to provide police with information that leads to an arrest. Make your anonymous call to the Crime Stopper tipline at 788-8427 or leave an anonymous tip on our website Cashfortips.us. 

 

Shooting Outside of Total Essence Barber Shop

Reginald Day, 25 Years of Age, Fatally Shot

  • 24 August 2017
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
 August 24, 2017

Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.

For the second consecutive week, the focus on the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week centers on a shooting incident in Springfield and again, Crime Stoppers is seeking tips from anyone who has information about this homicide. On August 18th,  25 year old Reginald Day was shot as he left Total Essence Barber Shop at 821 E Cedar in Springfield.

Twenty Nine Year Old Male Fatally Shot in Springfield

$5000 Reward from Crime Stoppers for Information Leading to Arrest of Shooter

  • 17 August 2017
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
August 17, 2017
Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.
 
On August 12 at the 1700 block of E Edwards, 29 year old Eric Robertson was shot by one of two unknown persons who approached the residence at approximately 1100 a.m. with handguns drawn. The motive for the shooting is not known however, several shots were fired leaving the victim mortally wounded. Crime Stoppers is offering a $5000 reward for information leading to an arrest in this homicide as we now do for all homicides in Sangamon and Menard Counties. This huge jump from a one thousand dollar maximum reward to a $5000 maximum was part of our effort to help end the senseless violence that occurs all too often.
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