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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Crime of the week

Theft

  • 14 April 2021
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Department with the theft of an enclosed trailer.  Between 7pm on Thursday, April 8th and 8am on Friday, April 9th, an all-black, 29 foot long V-nose, NEO brand enclosed trailer with chrome wheels and Iowa registration was stolen from 751 North Oak Road in Rochester, IL.  The suspect is believed to have left north bound on Oak Road after the theft. If you have information about this theft, or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the P3 app on any mobile device.  All 3 ways are completely anonymous and if an arrest is made based on your tip, you could receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

In an ongoing effort to help stop the gun violence in our communities, Crime Stoppers pledges a minimum reward of $500 for anonymous information that leads to the arrest of a subject illegally possessing a handgun and a minimum of $1000 for the arrest of a subject illegally possessing a rifle or weapon that fires rifle ammunition.

 

 

 

 

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Shooting Incident

  • 31 March 2021
Shooting Incident

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting incident that took place on Monday, March 8th at 2:30pm at the intersection of 11th and Stanford in Springfield.  Witnesses report seeing a dark blue Saturn with silver hood and front fender fire several shots at a red vehicle at the intersection before fleeing west bound on Stanford at a high rate of speed.  The victim vehicle was struck several times by gunfire but there were no injuries.  Photos of the suspect vehicle can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have information about this shooting incident or any other crime call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on our website or use the P3 app on any mobile device.  If an arrest is made based on your tip you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

In an ongoing effort to help stop the gun violence in our communities, Crime Stoppers pledges a minimum reward of $500 for anonymous information that leads to the arrest of a subject illegally possessing a handgun and a minimum of $1000 for the arrest of a subject illegally possessing a rifle or weapon that fires rifle ammunition.

Recent Homicides and Shootings

  • 30 March 2021
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about multiple recent homicides and shooting incidents that have taken place in Springfield.  As a result of the shootings, several people have died, others are recovering from gunshot wounds and property has been damaged.  Law Enforcement feels strongly that members of the community have information that can help them solve these crimes and they need your help!  The information you provide can help make your community safer!  If you have information about any of the recent homicide or shooting incidents call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the P3 app on any mobile device.  If an arrest is made based on your tip you could receive a cash reward up to $5000.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

In an ongoing effort to help stop the gun violence in our communities, Crime Stoppers pledges a minimum reward of $500 for anonymous information that leads to the arrest of a subject illegally possessing a handgun and a minimum of $1000 for the arrest of a subject illegally possessing a rifle or weapon that fires rifle ammunition.

Shooting

  • 10 March 2021
Shooting

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting that took place at Eisenhower Pool, 2351 E. Cornell Ave. on Sunday, January 10th at 3:17pm.  An unknown suspect, 5’7”-5’9”, thin build, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, light shirt underneath and dark pants fired several shots at a red, 4 door Nissan in the lot.  Two females inside the Nissan were struck by the gunfire.  The suspect possibly entered a dark colored Chrysler 300 with tinted windows, a dark tinted strip across the top windshield and aluminum wheels, on Cornell Ave. after the shooting and fled.  Video of the incident can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have information about this shooting incident, or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website or use the P3 app on any mobile device.  If an arrest is made based on your tip you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

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Homicide

  • 8 March 2021
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a homicide that took place at 1100 E. South Grand Ave. on Saturday, February 20th at 2:30am.  The victim, Carlos Dozier was shot and killed while at a party at this location.  Four other victims also suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds during the incident.  Investigators are asking for anyone with suspect descriptions, vehicle descriptions or video from the incident to come forward.  You can help Law Enforcement make your community a safer place to live!  If you have information about this homicide or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the P3 app on any mobile device.  If an arrest is made based on your tip you could receive a cash reward up to $5000.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Crime Stoppers is also pledging a minimum reward of $500 for any anonymous information that leads to the arrest of a subject in possession of an illegal handgun and $1000 for the arrest of a subject in illegal possession of an assault rifle or any firearm that shoots rifle ammunition. 

2021 Winter Caddyshack Open (Sponsored by Skeff Distributing)

  • 25 February 2021
2021 Winter Caddyshack Open (Sponsored by Skeff Distributing)

This week Crime Stoppers wants to make you aware of an event taking place in support of our organization, The Winter Caddyshack Open sponsored by Skeff Distributing.  This is a pub crawl, put-put style golf event taking place on Saturday, March 13th at (6) local bars and restaurants including: Sunset Inn, Harry’s Adult Daycare, Blue Grouch Pub, George Ranks, Hooters and The Curve Inn.  Cost is $20 per golfer and gets you an event coozie, wrist band and scorecard.  You can sign up at any of those locations.  All proceeds from the event are being donated to Crime Stoppers to support our ongoing effort to make your community safer! If you have information about any crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the P3 app on any mobile device.  If an arrest is made based on your tip you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

****While we want everyone to enjoy the event, we ask you to please drink responsibly and use the bus provided by the event or a designated driver for your group****   

Shooting Incident

  • 10 February 2021
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting incident that took place on Friday, February 5th at 5:09pm in the area of 11th/Pine St.  Witnesses report a black male was standing in the sunroof of a newer model, black Dodge Charger, firing shots while north bound on 11th St. The suspect vehicle was last seen east bound on Cedar St. from 11th St.  Four vehicles were struck by gunfire and an occupant of one of the vehicle’s suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound.  If you have any information about this shooting incident, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the P3 app on any mobile device.   If an arrest is made based on your tip you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.    

Rt. 66 Mural Vandalism

  • 4 February 2021
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about vandalism done to the Rt. 66 Mural at the railroad viaduct on 9th St. just north of Converse St.  The vandalism took place between the week of January 10th and Wednesday, January 27th.  The mural was spray painted with graffiti causing several hundred dollars in damage.  Law Enforcement needs your help to identify the person(s) responsible.  If you have any information about who vandalized the mural, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the P3 app on any mobile device.   If an arrest is made based on your tip you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.    

Ongoing Thefts and Burglaries

  • 20 January 2021
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about ongoing thefts of catalytic converters and burglaries to storage units throughout Springfield and Sangamon County.  The catalytic converters are cut from the exhaust of victim vehicles.  The thefts and burglaries are taking place during overnight hours.  Crime Stoppers has received tips about these incidents but more information is needed to solve these crimes and Law Enforcement needs your help to apprehend the suspects.  If you have any information about these incidents call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 app on any mobile device and submit a tip from there.   If an arrest is made based on your tip you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.    

Crime Stoppers 2020 Year in Review

  • 13 January 2021
Crime Stoppers 2020 Year in Review

This week Crime Stoppers would like to take a moment to thank everyone that supported us throughout 2020!  There’s no question it was a tough year due to the pandemic but despite that Crime Stoppers was still busy, taking in 774 new tips, closing out 91 cases, helping in the arrest of 47 suspects, recovering over $36,000 in cash, property and drugs while paying out over $18,000 in tip rewards!  Crime Stoppers efforts are made possible due to the generous donations from all of you and the support that our fundraisers receive!  Thank you from all of us at Crime Stoppers and remember, help keep your community safe by reporting any crime to us anonymously at 788-8427, on this website, Cashfortips.US or by using the P3 app on any mobile device.  If an arrest is made based on your tip you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.     

Armed Robbery to Business

  • 6 January 2021
Armed Robbery to Business

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery to the Circle K gas station, 2700 Stevenson Drive on Sunday, January 3rd at 5:05am.  In this incident a black male suspect enters the store armed with a black handgun and demands money from the clerk.  The suspect was described as light to medium skin tone, 5’10”/150lbs. wearing a dark green winter coat with fur lined hood, black mask, light gray hooded sweatshirt with multi-colored block lettering on the front, light washed blue jeans and tan work boots with dark colored cuffs on top.  He also had a tattoo on the back of his left hand.  The suspect fled south on foot after the robbery.  Photos of the suspect can be viewed on our website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about this Armed Robbery call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427 or submit a tip on this website.  Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards up to $2500 for information resulting in an arrest and remember, we only want your information, not your name!

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