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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 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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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

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Tips lead to Arrest

  • 8 November 2012
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After tips recieved by Crime Stoppers, a Springfield man was arrested tuesday on alleged robbery of the Chase Bank at 210 North Grand Ave. W. last week. Randall A. Welch, 35, of Stone Valley Drive was located by police at his home, said Springfield Deputy Police Chief Cliff Buscher. Welch allegedly walked into the Chase Bank wearing a camouflage jacket and jeans Wednesday and handed a note to a teller that said he had a bomb strapped to his body. The teller gave him about $2,000 and the robber left the building. During the investigation, police released pictures from video surveillance cameras. “We got calls from people who recognized the suspect and recognized his clothes,” Buscher said. There is no evidence that Welch actually had a bomb, Buscher added.

Two on most wanted arrested due to tips

  • 19 July 2012
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Since the most-wanted list, which was compiled by the Springfield Police Department and state’s attorney’s task force, ran Monday, five of the 12 people profiled have been arrested.

Tip leads to arrest in Peases Robbery

  • 19 July 2012
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Police arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery at Pease’s Candy store at 1701 S. State St. earlier this month.

Reward boost for copper thefts

  • 12 June 2012
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Continued through Dec 31st... Crimestoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties are launching a new campaign against copper theft, including an increase to $500 for the rewards paid for tips, and billboards reminding the public that police are cracking down on the thieves. ABC News Channel 20's Mike Brooks takes a closer look.

Tip leads to arrest

  • 31 May 2012
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Springfield police said a Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest Friday of a city man in the April 29 attempted armed robbery of Taco Gringo, 125 South Grand Ave. E.
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