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Theft and Forgery

  • 20 June 2018
Theft and Forgery

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Theft, Deceptive Practices and forgery case which occurred between April 12th and 13th. A resident of Montvale Estates had a credit card stolen resulting in numerous illegal transactions at local retail establishments. The suspects are a black male and female and we have pictures of both which are posted on this website, cashfortips.us. If you can identify them you can leave an anonymous tip from the website.  If you have information regarding this theft or any other 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. 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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Homicide

  • 4 June 2018
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This week Crime Stoppers needs information regarding a homicide at 1206 E Laurel on May 29th around 1a.m. The victim was sitting on the front porch when shots were fired from the west.  Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving this terrible crime. You will never be asked to identify yourself.  If you have information about this homicide or any other 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. You can also go to our website cashfortips.us to leave a tip. If an arrest is made in this homicide you could be eligible for a cash reward up to 5,000 dollars, 2500 for all other cases. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, never your name.

 

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Seeking information relating to knife altercation resulting in non-life threatening stabbing of three women

  • 11 March 2018
Seeking information relating to knife altercation resulting in non-life threatening stabbing of three women

Three women were taken to Springfield hospitals with non-life threatening stab wounds early Sunday following a disturbance at a house party on the 2800 block of South 13th Street, the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office said.

No information was available on what prompted the the disturbance, which was reported about 4:50 a.m. The three victims were in a disturbance with another group of people, and at least one of the women in the other group had a knife and allegedly stabbed the three women, the sheriff’s office said.

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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.

CrimeStoppers presented with 3 degree guarantee charity donation

  • 4 August 2016
CrimeStoppers presented with 3 degree guarantee charity donation

Every month, Storm Team 20 partners with Green Family stores for their 3-degree weather guarantee. If forecasters correctly predict the next day's high within 3 degrees, a local charity wins money. For the month of July, the charity of choice was Crime Stoppers of Sangamon & Menard Counties. We received a check for $2000 which will be used to keep criminals off our streets! Thank you Green Family Stores and Storm Team 20 for all you do in our community!

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