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Commercial Burglary

  • 13 January 2022
Commercial Burglary

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about two commercial burglaries that took place on Wednesday, January 5th between 1:23-3:00pm at Walgreens locations at 2625 Stevenson Dr. and 2500 S. Koke Mill Rd.  In both cases the suspect attempted to break into the safe in the back employee area.  Similar incidents involving the same suspect have occurred recently in Normal, IL (01/05/2022) , Champaign, IL (01/01/2022) and the Chicago area (01/01/2022).  Photos of the suspect can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  Some of the photos are of the suspect at other Walgreens locations not located in Springfield and on different dates as noted previously.  If you have any information about these incidents call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website or use the P3 app on any mobile device.  If your tip results in an arrest, you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

 

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Wanted Fugitive

  • 15 December 2021
Wanted Fugitive
This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Park District Police Department with the apprehension of a wanted fugitive.  William E. Lightfoot II is a 36 year old white male who is 5'10"/165lbs with hazel eyes and brown hair.  Lightfoot is wanted for Aggravated Assault of a Police Officer stemming from an incident in December of 2020 where he drove a stolen vehicle at an officer causing the officer to jump out of the way to avoid being struck.  A photo of Lightfoot can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about Lightfoot’s location, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website or use the P3 app on any mobile device.  If your tip...
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Featured News

Trivia 2022 Postponed

  • 12 January 2022
Trivia 2022 Postponed

Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in our region, Crime Stoppers is postponing this year’s annual Trivia Night, scheduled for Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the BOS Center. We care about the health and wellbeing of everyone involved with this event, especially all of our participants. and do not want to cause more people to become unnecessarily exposed to the virus or infected.

Hopefully, it will become the norm in the future and we will be able to reschedule the event. Until then, we will continue to plan for a Trivia Night featuring challenging questions, exciting guest moderators and a host of prizes and other surprises.

We thank everyone in Sangamon and Menard Counties for their generous support of Crime Stoppers. We are especially grateful to the many organizations and individuals who contribute to making our Trivia Nights successful.

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Trivia 2022 Postponed

  • 12 January 2022
Trivia 2022 Postponed

Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in our region, Crime Stoppers is postponing this year’s annual Trivia Night, scheduled for Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the BOS Center. We care about the health and wellbeing of everyone involved with this event, especially all of our participants. and do not want to cause more people to become unnecessarily exposed to the virus or infected.

Hopefully, it will become the norm in the future and we will be able to reschedule the event. Until then, we will continue to plan for a Trivia Night featuring challenging questions, exciting guest moderators and a host of prizes and other surprises.

We thank everyone in Sangamon and Menard Counties for their generous support of Crime Stoppers. We are especially grateful to the many organizations and individuals who contribute to making our Trivia Nights successful.

Take A Swing Out of Crime

  • 31 August 2021
Take A Swing Out of Crime

DATE:
  Friday, October 1, 2021
TIME:
  10:00 am - Registration & Box Lunch Provided
  11:00 am - Assigned Tee Times Start
LOCATION:
  Piper Glen Golf Course
  7112 Piper Glen Drive
  Springfield, Illinois
  Phone: 217-483-6537
FORMAT:
  Four Person Scramble (18 Holes)

Rhythm & Brews Fundraiser for Crime Stoppers

  • 12 July 2018
Rhythm & Brews Fundraiser for Crime Stoppers

Join Crime Stoppers for their 3rd Annual Rythm & Brews event on Monday, July 16, 2018, at the Hand of Fate Brewing Company in downtown Petersburg, IL. Doors open for food and drink at 5:00 with music by the Whirled Peas beginning at 6:30pm.

Tickets for guests are $15.00 or $25.00 for a couple and includes entry into the event plus 1 complimentary brew, food and a souvenir koozie or drink coaster. Children 12 and under are free with a paid adult.

Craft beer aficionados will enjoy award winning brews, savory bites and hearty eats from Dr. Ugs and live music by the Whirled Peas. The Whirled Peas is a Petersburg-based four-some consisting of Larry Dirks, Jody Alderman, Wendy Beckerman and Rick Allen. They bring a blend of harmonious Americana, southern rock, classic rock music along with their deep commitment to roots and community.

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.

Springfield Police Seek Help in Locating Suspects in Criminal Cases

View Suspects in "Can You Identify" tab on Springfield Police Department Website spd.springfield.il.us

  • 20 January 2017
Springfield Police Seek Help in Locating Suspects in Criminal Cases

Local authorities are asking for help in finding people wanted for many criminal offenses. If you can identify any of the people whose images were captured on surveillance cameras and posted on the Springfield Police Department website , spd.springfield.il.us , take note of the case number which corresponds to the picture and call Crime Stoppers at (217) 788-8427 to leave a tip.

If you can identify any of the suspects you can also submit a tip on the Crime Stopper website cashfortips.us or via a text message by typing TIP672 plus the tip information you have and send it to CRIMES. Do not identify yourself when leaving a tip, an anonymous tip number will be provided to you. All tips remain anonymous and are eligible for cash rewards of up to $2,500 if the information is not already known by police and it leads to an arrest. Homicide cases can lead to cash rewards up to $5,000. 

For a link to the Springfield Police Department's website click on the "READ MORE" button below. Once you are on the website, hit the "Can You Identify" tab.

IF YOU ARE THE FIRST TO IDENTIFY SUSPECTS BY GETTING THE SUSPECTS IDENTITY AND CASE NUMBER TO CRIME STOPPERS, YOU WILL BE PAID A CASH REWARD. MAKE SURE YOU GET A TIP NUMBER WHEN SUBMITTING SUSPECT INFORMATION TO CRIME STOPPERS.

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