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Theft in Illiopolis

$11,250.00 Dollar loss.

  • 22 December 2017
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Hi, I’m Officer Matt Goulet, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.

This week Crime Stoppers needs information about a theft of 3 concrete letters from the Illiopolis sign at US 36 and West Matilda. The letters are valued at $3750.00 each, for a total loss of $11,250.00.This theft occurred between 8pm and midnight on Oct 11th of this year. A vehicle drove up to the sign where the letters were loaded. There is no suspect or vehicle description.

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Robbery - Robbery of Pizza Delivery Person

  • 26 May 2016
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Crime Stoppers is looking for help in solving a robbery to a pizza delivery person which occurred at the 1800 block of South 8th Street on Friday May 20th at about 11 o’clock in the evening.

As the victim approached a residence with the pizza’s, she was punched in the face by a 6 foot tall black male with a bald head who was wearing a blue hoodie. After she fell to the ground, three other males approached the victim and struck her and kicked her several times before running away on foot.

Crime Stoppers wants to pay anyone who knows who committed this robbery a cash reward for the identification and arrest of the persons responsible for this cowardly crime, and we’re going to pay a lot more than the few bucks these two bit thieves got in the robbery.

Burglary - Motor Vehicles

  • 18 May 2016
Burglary - Motor Vehicles

Crime Stoppers is looking for help from the community in solving a series of burglaries to motor vehicles which occurred in the Sherman area during the early morning hours of May 10th. These vehicle break-ins are similar to other occurrences in and around the Springfield area in which unlocked parked vehicles were burglarized and various items were stolen.

Burglary - Family Dollar @ 921 W Jefferson in Springfield

  • 12 May 2016
Burglary - Family Dollar @ 921 W Jefferson in Springfield

Earlier this week at approximately 11 pm on Sunday May 8th, a group of 6 persons burglarized the Family Dollar store at 921 W Jefferson in Springfield. The group broke a glass entry door to the closed business to gain entry and quickly ransacked the business, stealing assorted items before exiting and leaving the area on foot in a northbound direction. This brazen group of individuals needs to be identified and prosecuted and we need your help.

Robbery on South Durkin Drive

  • 4 May 2016
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Crime Stoppers is seeking help from the public to help solve an early morning robbery on April 30th to a person at the 200 block of South Durkin Drive in Springfield. The victim reported he was walking his dog, before dawn, when he was confronted by a black male subject 25-30 years of age who stood approximately 6 feet tall and weighed 225 pounds. After the suspect confronted the victim, an altercation occurred between the two and the victim received a non life threatening stab wound to the shoulder. A brown leather wallet was stolen in the robbery.

Theft of handguns

  • 2 May 2016
Theft of handguns

Crime Stoppers is attempting to help police identify the subjects involved in a burglary to the Farm and Home store on North Dirksen Parkway in Springfield during the early morning hours of April 23rd. The two subjects, whose images were captured on surveillance cameras, smashed display cases and stole several semi-automatic handguns and fled the area in an unknown direction. Look at the images of the thieves on the Crime Stopper website cashfortips.us and help us identify these criminals. If you are able to give any information about the subjects involved in this burglary and theft and it leads to an arrest, Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $1000. We want these criminals and the stolen handguns off the street.

Call us on our anonymous tip line at 788-8427 or leave a tip on the website when you look at the pictures- again the website address is Cashfortips.us. You can also text a tip to Crime Stoppers, text instructions are also on the website. All tips we take are taken anonymously, we don’t want your name… contact Crime Stoppers.

Burglaries Northside

  • 23 April 2016
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week April 21, 2016   Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.   Crime Stoppers is looking for help in solving a series of residential burglaries which occurred at north Springfield subdivisions over the past several weeks. The burglaries occurred during daytime and evening hours and entry was most often been made through windows at the rear of the residences. In nearly all of the incidents, victims reported the loss of jewelry and small concealable items. Crime Stoppers is looking for tips from the public to help police solve these burglaries and thefts.  If you have any information about these burglaries call the Crime Stopper tip line at 788-8427. You can also text your tip to us on the Crime Stopper website cashfortips.us. If you’d prefer to text the tip, use the keyword TIP672, then enter the tip information, and send it to CRIMES (2-7-4-6-3-7). Instructions are on the tab on this page Do not give us any information to identify yourself, all tips to Crimes Stoppers are strictly confidential; we do not want to know who you are under any circumstances. Crimes Stoppers pays up to $1000 cash for tips which lead to an arrest, call today.

Theft from Residence: Con Men

  • 15 April 2016
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week April 14, 2016 Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.       Crime Stoppers wants to alert the public that police are again receiving reports that there are persons claiming to be gutter or driveway repairmen who are actually criminals who are attempting to victimize area seniors. These individuals are not the helpful handymen they present themselves as;they are experienced con men who have stolen from the people they were pretending to help. Most of the suspects have work trucks and often they claim to be from local companies. The fact is- they are not from the area and they have stolen thousands of dollars in property from people. Most of the victims were distracted by the fake handyman while a second person snuck in the home and stole property. If you are approached by these thieves call 9-1-1. If you know their identity or have information about these crooks, call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, we want them arrested. You can also leave information on our website cashfortips.us or text your tip to us, follow the instructions on the tab on our website. If your information leads to an arrest you could earn cash reward of up to $1000.  

Armed Robbery to a Person (Juvenile)

  • 7 April 2016
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week April 7, 2016 Officer Mike Badger Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.   Crime Stoppers is looking for help in solving an Armed Robbery to a 15 year old juvenile who was riding his bicycle after leaving a convenience store near Pasfield and Allen on the evening of March 30th. There’s surveillance video of the two suspects, one a black male adult and the other a white male adult, who flagged down the juvenile. Once he stopped, black male suspect produced a black semi-automatic pistol and took the juvenile victims belongings. The surveillance photos of the suspects can be seen on the Crime Stopper website cashfortips.us the image of the suspects indicates them to be approximately 20 years of age. The two suspects stole the victims blue bicycle and a backpack which contained clothing items, shoes and an iPhone 6 charger.   If you can identify the suspects in this armed robbery, please anonymously call our tipline 788-8427. If you prefer, you can leave your tip on the website or text your tip to us, instructions for texting a tip are on the tab on this web site. Help solve this armed robbery and earn cash reward. Remember, we don’t want your name, we only want your information.

Robbery to a Person, Aggravated Battery

  • 4 April 2016
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CrimeS toppers Crime of the Week March 31, 2016 Officer Mike Badger Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties. Crime Stoppers is looking for help in solving an Armed Robbery and Theft from a person which occurred as a female was returning home from work on N Park Ave at 1130pm on March 28th. As the victim exited her vehicle at her home, she was attacked and battered by two subjects who kicked her and struck her with an object leaving her unconscious. When the victim regained consciousness, she discovered her backpack missing which contained a silver Apple Mac book, a white Apple iPad, a rose gold iPhone 6s, and an Michael Kors gold watch among the items missing. The victim could not describe the two persons sponsible for this cowardly act however she believed them to be young.  If you have any information about this armed robbery and aggravated battery we urge you to anonymously call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 788-8427 or leave a tip on the Crime Stopper website cashfortips.us.  You can also text a tip to us, instructions are on the website. Help us solve this senseless armed robbery and earn a cash reward.  

Armed Robberies

  • 24 March 2016
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week March 24, 2016  Officer Mike Badger Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties. Crime Stoppers is ​attempting to help police solve a series of robberies which began with a robbery to the Dollar General on North Grand east on February 23rd.  Since then there have been several robberies with similar characteristics to dollar stores and convenience stores throughout the Springfield area and police believe that the same person may be responsible for most, if not all, of these robberies. The suspect is a black male in his late 20’s or 30’s who stands nearly 6 foot tall with a slender build and a thin beard or goatee. Crime Stoppers has posted surveillance photos of the perpetrator on this website Cashfortips.us.  Look at the images closely, they’re pictures of someone police want to hold responsible for his crimes. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1000 cash for information leading to the arrest of criminals, and we want to see this person arrested and put in jail. Call us on our anonymous tip line at 788-8427, leave a tip on the website, or leave a text tip (instructions are on the tab on this page).  We don’t want your name, contact Crime Stoppers and earn a cash reward.  
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