Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
July 27, 2017
Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.
Chatham Police are looking for information about a commercial burglary at Discount Tobacco on Main Street in Chatham and Crime Stoppers could use your tips to help solve this crime. On July 23rd shortly after 11 p.m., an unknown person smashed a window to gain entry to the business and – once inside – stole several cartons of Newport cigarettes and the cash register which contained a small amount of currency. Images of the suspect were captured from surveillance video which showed the suspect to be wearing black shoes with white trim at the bottom and light colored blue jeans with a pattern on the back pockets. The suspect wore a dark hoodie over his shirt to conceal his identity.
If you have any information about who was responsible for this burglary call the Crime Stopper tip line at 788-8427. You can also leave a tip anonymously on the Crime Stopper website Cashfortips.us or send us an anonymous text, instructions are on the website. The anonymous tip you leave could earn you a cash reward of up to $2500.