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Information sought in 2006 cold case (Freddie Williams)

Information sought in 2006 cold case (Freddie Williams)

Victim: Freddie L. Williams
Location of Incident: 11th & Reynolds
Date of Incident: June 8, 2006

On Thursday, June 8, 2006 at approximately 5:01 a.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 11th and Reynolds for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Freddy L. Williams (M/B/10-23-47). Williams was conscious when officers arrived and he was bleeding from a stab wound to his chest. He said he had just returned home from dropping his girlfriend off at work. Williams said he was walking up to his residence when a black male jumped out of the bushes and stabbed him.

He told officers the suspect fled without attempting to rob him. Williams was transported by ambulance to Memorial Medical Center and was pronounced deceased at 6:10 a.m.

Seeking information in hit and run

Seeking information in hit and run

Police in Springfield are looking for information about a hit and run traffic incident in which a female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle as she and another female were crossing the street in the crosswalk at 11th and South Grand Ave. The incident occurred on July 23rd at 12:45 am. Witnesses reported that the suspect vehicle was a newer model white Ford Mustang with black stripes along the top of the hood and trunk and the vehicle had an orange or yellow registration plate. The victim was hospitalized and is now recovering from her injuries.

Crime Stoppers Contributor of the Year Award - Chris Wollesen

Crime Stoppers Contributor of the Year Award - Chris Wollesen

The Outstanding Contributor Award is given to individuals who have contributed significantly to the Crime Stoppers program. The Award is presented annually at the Illinois State Crime Stoppers Convention.

2016 State Fair Parade

2016 State Fair Parade

Another Illinois State Fair Parade for the record books! We enjoy participating in the annual Twilight Parade and appreciate having the opportunity to share awareness regarding our program. Thanks for coming out and cheering on Crime Stoppers. As always, if you have any information about a crime, "Crime Stoppers wants your information, not your name!"

Information sought in 2007 Shooting (Alfred W. Dixon)

Information sought in 2007 Shooting (Alfred W. Dixon)

Date of Incident: May 22, 2007
Location of Incident: 5th & South Grand Ave, Springfield
Victim: Alfred Dixon

On the May 22, 2007 at 3:48 am the Sangamon County Central Dispatch System received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a black male that was lying in the roadway at the intersection of 5th and South Grand. The male was bleeding and was not breathing. Multiple motorists had stopped to give the male, later identified as Alfred W Dixon (DOB 06/15/1957), chest compressions while the Springfield Fire Department, America Ambulance, and the Springfield Police Department were en route. These life saving efforts were continued while Alfred was transported to St. Johns Hospital. At St. Johns, Emergency Room Personnel located two gunshot wounds and it was determined that the injuries from the wounds were life threatening. He was placed on life support however he was pronounced deceased on May 26, 2007.

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