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Burglary, Theft

  • 30 September 2015
  • Author: Coordinator
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week October 1, 2015 Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties. This week Crime Stoppers is looking for information to help solve a series of break ins to garages and maintenance buildings at both residential and commercial sites all around the Springfield area.  Various power equipment items have been stolen in the burglaries where entry has been made by force. There were times, however, when doors had weak or insufficient locking mechanisms. Help police solve these burglaries by giving Crime Stoppers your tips. We’ll pay cash and we know that the more rewards we pay, the fewer crimes there’ll be. Our mission is to help get criminals off the street and a safe community can be realized with your help. If you have any information about these incidents or the identities of the perpetrators, call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427. You can also text a tip by typing TIP672, then enter the tip information, and send the text to CRIMES.  You can also leave a tip on our website cashfortips.us.  Remember, if your tip leads to an arrest, Crime Stoppers will gladly pay a cash reward.  

Armed Robbery

  • 16 September 2015
  • Author: Coordinator
  • Number of views: 771
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    Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week September 24, 2015   Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties. This week Crime Stoppers is looking for identification information to help police solve an armed robbery at the Game Stop on North Dirksen Parkway on September 15th.  At approximately 1030 at night  the suspect  threatened the clerk of the business with a knife and demanded cash. The perpetrator then stated he also wanted a Sony Playstation 4 first and then left the store once the Destiny, limited edition playstation was handed to him. The male black suspect was described as being approximately 6’ and 220 lbs wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a grey and black ballcap. He can be seen in surveillance photos on the Crime Stopper website Cashfortips.us.   If you can identify the suspect call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427. Remember, your identity will be anonymous and Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward if your information leads to the arrest. You can also leave your tip on the website or by texting tip 672 before the information you have, and send it to CRIMES. Crime Stoppers only wants information, we don’t want your name.  

Commercial Burglary, Theft

  • 16 September 2015
  • Author: Coordinator
  • Number of views: 541
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week September 17, 2015   Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.   This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about a burglary to JW’s Lounge in Springfield which took place sometime during the first ten days of September. Unknown persons forced entry into the business and stole cash, flat screen tv’s, several bottles of liquor, and approximately 20 cases of beer. Crime Stoppers is looking for tips to help police solve this crime. We know there are people who can help solve this or other crimes. Help put an end to this vicious cycle of crime, denial and cover up, and then more crime. It’s up to you, those who have information and want to help someone break this pattern and turn things around before it gets worse.   Call Crime Stoppers with your tips at 788-8427. You can also leave a tip on this website or leave your text tip by entering tip 672 before your tip information, and send it to CRIMES. We give you complete anonymity, a cash reward, and a means to prevent future crime, call Crime Stoppers.      

Armed Robbery

  • 11 September 2015
  • Author: Coordinator
  • Number of views: 901
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week September 10, 2015  Note:   Due to a technical difficulty, surveillance video of this armed robbery can not be posted on our website. We will correct the problem with our site so video can be posted in future Crimes of the Week. Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.   This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about an armed robbery which took place at the Family Dollar store at 921 W Jefferson on September 6 at approximately 4:20 in the afternoon. In the incident, a white male subject who was approximately 5’10” tall, 170 pounds, and in his 30’s or early 40’s demanded money from the cash drawer after he announced to the clerk that he had a handgun concealed on his person. The suspect was wearing a dark T-shirt, khaki shorts, sun glasses and a tan cowboy hat. He left in a dark colored older model Ford Explorer which was waiting for him nearby. The suspect made off with a small amount of cash and a carton of Marlboro Special Blend 100’s cigarettes.   If you have any information about this armed robbery call us with your tip at 788-8427. You can also leave a tip on this website - cashfortips.us  or leave your tip by text by following instructions on this page. We don’t want your name, and if your anonymous information leads to an arrest, we’ll pay a cash reward.     

Burglary, Theft

  • 3 September 2015
  • Author: Coordinator
  • Number of views: 510
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week September 3, 2015   Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties. This week Crime Stoppers is looking for information which might help police solve multiple reports of burglaries from residences at senior retirement communities. In these burglaries and thefts, unknown persons forced entry into the dwellings during daytime hours - when the occupants were not at home - and stole small items such as jewelry and cash.  Police feel that the thefts are related and need your help with any information you can provide. If you see suspicious persons on private property or in non-public areas of retirement communities, particularly persons with backpacks, call police to check them out. If you have any specific information which might help us identify these thieves, call Crime Stoppers. Remember, your identity will be anonymous and Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward if your information leads to the arrest. You can call us at 788-8427, you can submit your tip online at cashfortips.us, or by text. Crime Stoppers wants your information, but we don’t want your name.
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