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This week Crime Stoppers would like to provide some reminders about safety as children head back to school. Please pay attention in school zones and be mindful of children in the area. Never pass school buses with stop signs out, obey speed limits, never use cell phones in school zones and that includes hands free devices. Be aware that children can dart out from between cars and if you see a ball or other item roll into the street, a child may follow. If you see reckless driving near a school, call 911 right away. And as always if have information about criminal activity remember you can report it anonymously by calling 788-8427, or use this website cashfortips.us, or text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send to CRIMES. If your tip leads to an arrest a cash reward up to $1,000 dollars will be paid. Remember, we only want your tips, not your name.
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Thursday, August 21, 2014
School Zone driving safety.

This week Crime Stoppers would like to provide some reminders about safety as children head back to school. Please pay attention in school zones and be mindful of children in the area. Never pass school buses with stop signs out, obey speed limits, never use cell phones in school zones and that includes hands free devices. Be aware that children can dart out from between cars and if you see a ball...

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers needs tips about a robbery at Sno-Bizz, 1005 W Laurel. At approximately 10p, two black males about 18 yrs old, both 5’10, one in a blue shirt the other in a red, went to the window to order. A Third blk male also around 18 yrs old, muscular build, with tight black shirt and black shorts entered the shack held the attendant down and demanded money. All three then ran ...

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Counterfeiting

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about 2 incidents of counterfeiting that occurred July 27th. The first was at Dollar General-2007 W Jefferson around 7:12p and the 2nd was Dollar General 101 No Grand W around 7:30p. In each case a heavyset black female in a long white t-shirt with a ponytail presents fake bills to each attendant while another tall thin black female and black male ca...

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers needs tips about an armed robbery at Felbers Tavern, 2203 S 15th on June 28th around 10p. The suspect, a skinny black male, about 6’2 with dark complexion, wearing dark skinny jeans, dark long sleeve top with white t-shirt underneath and a white t-shirt with eye holes over his face went into the business carrying a firearm and demanded money. The suspect fled but fir...

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Theft of Flags

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about the theft of two U.S. flags and one State of IL flag from RW Troxell at 214 So Grand W. The theft occurred July 15th at 04:47am. A heavy set blk male in his 30s was recorded in the crime removing the flags from poles while wearing camouflage shorts, a pullover shirt with logo on left chest area, sneakers and wearing a goatee with a hand towel o...

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