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Lucy's Gaming Parlor on Sangamon Avenue robbed

Lucy’s Gaming Parlor on Sangamon Avenue robbed

Customer also Victim of Armed Robbery

  • 13 July 2017
Lucy’s Gaming Parlor on Sangamon Avenue robbed

Crimes Stoppers Crime of the Week            (from Page 1)
July 13, 2017

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

An armed robbery occurred July 12th at Lucy’s Place Video Gaming parlor on Sangamon Avenue and Crime Stoppers would like to help solve this crime. Shortly after midnight a black male wearing a surgical mask and carrying a silver revolver entered the business and robbed a customer. He then approached the cashier and was able to get away with less than $100 from the business. The suspect was described as having a dark skin tone and was in his mid 20’s. He stood approximately 6 feet tall and was wearing a maroon shirt and dark shorts.
Your anonymous call to the Crime Stoppers tipline at 788-8427 could help solve this crime and earn you a generous cash reward if your information leads to an arrest. This is another example of a case in which the reward will be greater than the amount the criminal got in the crime and we’ll guarantee 100% anonymity to the tipster. Call your tip in or leave it on the Crime Stopper website, cashfortips.us; Crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does. 

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Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed

Handgun Used in Robbery

  • 13 November 2017
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
November 9, 2017

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

Every week Crime Stoppers highlights a “Crime of the Week” in which we encourage people who have information about criminal activity to call in with information to help solve crimes. This anonymous tip program has led to many solved cases and dozens of arrests this year and we encourage you continue with your tips. You’re making the Sangamon and Menard county areas safer for our families and better places to live in.

 

Home Invasion in Auburn

Four Suspects Break into Home, Assault and Rob Victim and Children

  • 2 November 2017
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November 2, 2017

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

 

Police are looking for four subjects involved in a home invasion which occurred in Auburn in the early morning hours of October 21st. A female and her two children were awoken by the sounds of someone prying on a back door to their residence shortly before the subjects gained entry and threatened to shoot her. After demanding the victims money and the keys to her car, the suspects left in her car with the her television and other electronics.


 

Family Video on W Jefferson Robbed

Suspect Believed to have Used a Handgun in the Crime

  • 26 October 2017
Family Video on W Jefferson Robbed

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
 October 26, 2017

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

For the third week in a row Crime Stoppers is featuring a robbery in which a handgun is believed to have been used, and we’ve got reward money of up to $2500 if somebody comes forward with information that leads to an arrest of the suspect. Police are looking for a white male in his 40’s who robbed the Family Video store at 930 W Jefferson late in the evening on October 20th. The suspect stood between 5 foot seven and five foot nine inches tall and weighed between140 and 160 pounds. He had scruffy facial hair and was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and athletic shoes.

Armed Robbery at Boost Mobile on Stevenson Drive

Suspects Escaped in Silver SUV

  • 20 October 2017
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 October 19, 2017

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

An armed robbery occurred at Boost Mobile phone store on Stevenson Drive on October 10th and police are now attempting to identify the two perpetrators. After driving by the store a couple times and casing the business earlier on the 10th, the two subjects entered the store- with weapons- shortly after 7 in the evening. The clerk was threatened with a black semi automatic handgun, believed to be a 9 mm, in the robbery. Several phones from the business were taken in the armed robbery and detectives are analyzing surveillance video from multiple sources. The robbery suspects used a silver SUV in the commission of the robbery.

 If you have information that will help solve this crime, call the Crime Stoppers tipline at 788-8427. I’ve posted descriptions of the suspects on the website Cashfortips.us where you can also see surveillance images and leave a tip. Your information, if it leads to arrests, could bring you up to twenty five hundred dollars in reward money. We’ve already paid thousands of dollars this year, and we have reward money waiting for you.

 

 

Kentucky Fried Chicken Robbed

Suspect Commits Robbery While Customers Were in Business

  • 12 October 2017
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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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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.

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