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Vandalism In Chatham IL

  • 15 August 2018
Vandalism In Chatham IL

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about multiple acts of vandalism in Chatham IL where numerous incidents of spray painted graffiti were found . This happened around the end of June. Images of the graffiti will be on this website which may help identify who is involved. Our website is cashfortips.us where you can provide any helpful information anonymously. If you have any information about these acts of criminal damage or any other criminal activity you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or text us by typing TIP672, then your message and send it to crimes.  All 3 ways are anonymous and if an arrest is made based on your tip, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, never your name.

 

 

 

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Aggravated Robbery

  • 30 July 2018
Aggravated Robbery
This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an aggravated robbery which occurred at the Circle K gas station, 1940 S Macarthur, on July 21st around 1145p. A thin black male approximately 5’6 to 5’8, wearing a brown zip up jacket with the hood up and a white bandana over his face, entered the store. The suspect told an employee to give him everything in the register and implied he was carrying a weapon. The employee put money in a large white purse the suspect had. The suspect fled on foot north in an alley. If you have any information about this aggravated robbery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or text us by typing TIP672, then your message and send it to crimes. Or you can use this website to leave a...
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Featured News

Crime Stoppers 3rd Annual Take Flight in the Fight Against Crime

"LRS Hangar Party Fundraiser"

  • 8 August 2018
Crime Stoppers 3rd Annual Take Flight in the Fight Against Crime

Date: Sunday, September 2, 2018
Time: 2:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: LRS Hangar, Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

Event Activities: Back by popular demand will be The Deep Hollow and The Shenanigans. Delicious food prepared by "AZ-T-CA Mexican Grill” and "Sunrise CafĂ©" Food Trucks along with plenty of beverages for purchase. Dick Levi, CEO of LRS, has allowed us to showcase his personal collection of classic automobiles and motorcycles in conjunction with our event again this year.

Click "Read more" for all the event details

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Cold Case Reward Program EXTENDED

  • 13 September 2016
Cold Case Reward Program EXTENDED

Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties announces that the Cold Case Homicide Enhanced Reward Program scheduled to end at the end of September 2016 has been extended for one month and will conclude on October 31, 2016. The special enhanced reward program offers a $5000 reward for any information which leads to an arrest in any “cold case” homicide in Sangamon or Menard County, regardless of how long ago the homicide occurred. Cold Case’s were defined as any homicide investigation in which all leads were exhausted and in which all witnesses, suspects, or persons with information had been interviewed with no arrest having resulted. In some cases, ‘persons of interest’ or suspects were established during the initial investigation however an insufficient amount of evidence was available to prosecute the offender. In those instances, prosecution could have been initiated with a key piece of solid information or the location of physical evidence to corroborate something that was identified during the police investigation. Although there were several tips presented to Crime Stoppers which were forwarded to investigators during recent weeks, none of the tips wielded new information sufficient to close a case. With this one month extension of the program, we are hoping that somehow new leads will materialize.

Help support local Crime Stoppers efforts

  • 24 August 2016
Help support local Crime Stoppers efforts

Crime Stoppers brings a Crime of the Week to the public every week to remind you that as you are enjoying the freedom of living in a land that respects our individual rights and liberties, there is – and always will be - a segment of the community that attempts to avoid the laws which were created for our mutual benefit and the common good of us all. We offer cash rewards that help take these criminals off the street – and these cash rewards come from you through your generous contributions and fundraisers we hold.

Our hanger party, which is coming up on Labor Day weekend at the LRS hanger at Abraham Lincoln Capitol Airport, is one of those fundraisers. We’ll always be out there helping to bring the criminals we mention weekly on the Crime of the Week and the hundreds of other law breakers, to justice. Please support our efforts and always remember the value of all of the tips that are generated on the Crime Stopper tip line with the rewards we offer through your support.

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Crime Stoppers Contributor of the Year Award - Chris Wollesen

  • 12 August 2016
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

  • 12 August 2016
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!"

Join us for our 1st Annual Hangar Party

  • 4 August 2016
Join us for our 1st Annual Hangar Party

Please join Crime Stoppers of Sangamon & Menard Counties for our 1st Annual "Take Flight in the Fight Against Crime" fundraiser, Labor Day weekend, September 4, 2016, at the Springfield Capitol Airport located in the Levi, Ray & Shoup Inc. (LRS) Hangar, as we raise additional funds to fight crime.

The event will start at 4:00 p.m. with live music provided by two of the best bands in Central Illinois...The Deep Hollow and The Shenanigans.

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