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Counterfeiting US Currency

Counterfeiting US Currency

  • 25 March 2020

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about several counterfeit $100.00 bills that have been passed in the Springfield area in recent weeks.  The bills are modified $10.00 bills and appear legitimate until close inspection.  Law Enforcement is also seeing an increase in “Movie” money and bills with “Foreign” writing being passed as real currency and although it is not illegal to possess these bills it is illegal to pass them as currency.  Anyone with information about persons who are forging or passing counterfeit currency should call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

 

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Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

  • 13 May 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Aggravated Battery with a Firearm which occurred on Sunday, May 10th at 2:09am at 911 N. 12th St. in Springfield.  A male victim was shot several times by an unknown suspect inside the residence.  The victim was taken to a local hospital and suffered non life threatening injuries.  If you have any information about this Aggravated Battery or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Commercial Burglary and Theft

  • 7 May 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Commercial Burglary that took place on Tuesday, April 28th at 9:43pm at J. Gooch Shooting Sports, located at 140 W. Lenox in Springfield.  Two suspects entered the business through the front door and stole a Mossberg shotgun from a display.  The suspects appear to be males and one is wearing gloves.  A video of the burglary can be viewed on this website by clicking "read more" below.  If you have any information about this burglary or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on our website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Commercial Burglary, Theft and Criminal Damage

  • 29 April 2020
Commercial Burglary, Theft and Criminal Damage

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Commercial Burglary that took place on Monday, April 27th at 3:19am at the Rocket stop, located at 2800 S. MacArthur in Springfield.  Three suspects forced entry to the business and took tobacco products.  The suspects were a white female wearing a royal blue sweatshirt with a large symbol on the front, gray sweatpants, white shoes, a mask and purple gloves, a black male wearing a charcoal gray sweatshirt, dark pants, white shoes a white mask and gloves and an unknown race/gender subject wearing a dark blue sweatshirt, blue jeans, green Nike shoes and a mask and gloves.  The suspects fled east bound on foot after the burglary.  Photos of the suspects can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about this burglary or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Homicide

  • 23 April 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, March 31st at 12:14pm at 2239 E. Spruce St. in Springfield.  The victim, Gary Green was shot and killed while in front of the residence and Law Enforcement needs your help to solve this case!  If you have any information about this Homicide or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortip.US or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 5000 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

  • 15 April 2020
Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting incident that took place on April 12th at 12:13am at 1405 W. North Grand in Springfield.  A male victim was shot in the back in the parking lot by a suspect who was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white shoes.  After the shooting the suspect fled south on foot.  A photo of the suspect, taken from a security camera in the area, can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.   If you have any information about this shooting or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Scams related to the Coronavirus

  • 8 April 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers wants to inform you about several scams that are taking place in relation to the Coronavirus.  Scammers are sending out fake stimulus checks and asking for small fee’s before the checks can be cashed.  In some cases the scammer will ask for bank account information so the check can be deposited.  Scammers are also claiming to have a vaccine for the virus but there is currently no known vaccine so any such claim is a scam. Remember, most of the scams seem too good to be true so use good judgment before giving your personal information or money to someone you don’t know!  To report crimes, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Theft and Forgery

  • 2 April 2020
Theft and Forgery

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about the ongoing theft of checks from mailboxes throughout the Springfield area.  Once stolen the checks are altered and cashed.  Law Enforcement has suggested that businesses should use locking mail boxes or change to automated systems for sending or receiving payments.  Photos of possible suspects from similar past incidents can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about these thefts or can identify either suspect in the photos, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

 

Counterfeiting US Currency

  • 25 March 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about several counterfeit $100.00 bills that have been passed in the Springfield area in recent weeks.  The bills are modified $10.00 bills and appear legitimate until close inspection.  Law Enforcement is also seeing an increase in “Movie” money and bills with “Foreign” writing being passed as real currency and although it is not illegal to possess these bills it is illegal to pass them as currency.  Anyone with information about persons who are forging or passing counterfeit currency should call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

 

 

 

 

 

Robbery and Aggravated Battery

  • 18 March 2020
Robbery and Aggravated Battery

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Robbery and Aggravated Battery at Family Dollar, 1425 E. Cook on Friday, March 13th around 10:06am.  A white male suspect, 6 feet tall, 190 pounds dressed in a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans entered the store and gave the cashier a note demanding money.  The suspect punched the cashier then took money from the register before fleeing on foot.  Photos of the suspect can be found on this website, Cashfortips.US.  Anyone with information about this Robbery and Aggravated Battery can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on the website or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Armed Robbery

  • 11 March 2020
Armed Robbery

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at 7 Brothers Grocery, 1801 S. 11th on Wednesday, February 26th around 8:30pm.  A black male suspect dressed in all black including a face mask and gloves entered the store, pointed a black handgun at the clerk and demanded money from the register.  The suspect’s shoes had white soles and there was a white Nike logo on his upper left chest. The suspect fled south bound on foot after the robbery.  Photos of the suspect can be found on this website, Cashfortips.US.  Anyone with information about this Armed Robbery can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

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