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Summer Safety Tips for your Home and Vehicle

  • 29 April 2021
Summer Safety Tips for your Home and Vehicle

This week Crime Stoppers would like to remind you of some basic summer safety tips for your home.  Leave porch lights on at night and use timers.  Secure all windows, doors and garage doors.  Lock car doors even if inside a garage and remove any valuables.  If leaving town call your local police department to have vacation checks done.  Don’t let mail stack up, you can call the post office for a hold.  If you have an alarm system make sure it’s in good working order and use it.  If you have information about crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, 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.

 

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Theft

  • 26 August 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a theft that took place on Tuesday, August 18th in the 3000 block of W. Jefferson St. in Springfield.  This incident took place between 6:30am-12:00pm and stolen was a bright red 2018 Polaris General, 1000cc, 2 seat side by side which was parked in the driveway of a residence.  This was a brazen theft, occurring during daylight hours and we need your help to catch this thief!  If you have any information about this theft, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  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!

Cold Case Homicide

  • 20 August 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Cold Case homicide that occurred on May 17th, 1999 at Lincoln Towers, 520 S. 2nd St. in Springfield.  The victim, Carl Dobson was found dead inside the building and his death was ruled a homicide.  Mr. Dobson was a white male, 56 years old at the time of his death and was a resident of Lincoln Towers.  Law Enforcement is asking for the public’s help in shedding new light on this case!  If you have any information about this homicide, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  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!

Shooting

  • 12 August 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting that took place on Monday, June 1st at 2:53am at Fresh Express, located at 1529 E. Cook St. During this incident, a male victim was standing on the east side of the business when an unknown suspect fired several shots, striking him multiple times in the legs. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries. Law Enforcement needs your help to identify the suspect in this shooting!  If you have any information about this shooting, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  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 to Business

  • 7 August 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at Kentucky Fried Chicken, 3150 S. 6th St. on Sunday, August 2nd at 10:14pm.  In this incident a black male suspect threatened employee’s with a black handgun and demanded money be placed in a black, Nike backpack the suspect brought with him.  After the Robbery the suspect fled in an unknown direction.  He was described as 6’1”/225lbs. wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, black face mask, black Nike backpack, black pants and black shoes. If you have any information about this Armed Robbery, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  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 to Business

  • 29 July 2020
Armed Robbery to Business

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at Circle K, 2700 Stevenson Dr. on Tuesday, July 28th at 4:37am.  A black male suspect produced a small black handgun and demanded money from the cash register.  He then fled on foot and was last seen running northwest in the Walgreens lot at Stevenson/Taylor Ave.  The suspect was described as being in his 30’s, 5’10”/150lbs, wearing a black ball cap, black surgical mask, yellow construction shirt with reflective gray stripes over both shoulders and down the middle and black pants.  Photos of the suspect can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about this Armed Robbery, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting on our website, or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards and remember we only want your information, not your name!

Summer Safety Tips for your Home and Vehicle

  • 24 July 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers would like to remind you of some basic summer safety rules for your home. Leave porch and alley lights on at night, secure all windows, doors and any garage doors. Lock car doors even if you park inside a garage and remove any valuables and don't forget to take your key fob with you!   If leaving town, call your local police department to have vacation checks done. Do not let mail stack up and call the post office for a hold.  Finally, Place lights on timers and arm any alarm systems.  Taking these simple steps can help keep you, your family and your property safe!  If you have information about crime, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  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!

Shooting

  • 16 July 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, July 7th at approximately 10:30pm at 1116 N. 11th St. in Springfield.  In this incident, multiple shots were fired at the residence by an unknown suspect and one of the bullets entered the home and grazed a female’s head while she was lying on a mattress.  Although the victim’s injury initially appeared to be non-life threatening, she is now in critical condition and Law Enforcement needs your help to identify the shooter!  If you have any information about this Shooting, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  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 to Business

  • 8 July 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at Rally’s, 710 E. South Grand Ave. on Wednesday, June 24th at 2:10am.  Two black female suspects, one armed with a handgun, ordered the employee’s to open the safe and cash drawer then fled south from the business with the money!  One suspect was 5’11” and the other 5’8”, one had a blue face mask on and both were wearing black hooded sweatshirts.  If you have any information about this Armed Robbery, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  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!

Upcoming Fundraiser!

  • 1 July 2020
Upcoming Fundraiser!

 

This week Crime Stoppers would like to make you aware of our next fundraiser, our 5th annual Rhythm & Brews event, which takes place on Monday, July 13th at Hand Of Fate Brewery, on the square in Petersburg.  Doors open at 5pm and the Whirled Peas take the stage at 6pm.  Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple which gets you a brew of your choice, food and a souvenir koozie!  All health guidelines are being observed!  Come on out and support a great organization working to take criminals off the street!  If you have information about crime, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  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!

Shots Fired and Criminal Damage

  • 24 June 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Shots Fired and Criminal Damage incident that occurred at 830 N. 11th St. on Sunday, June 21st at 12:30am.  The residence was struck several times by gunfire and a witness advised two suspects were seen running north in the alley behind the residence after the shots were fired.  No one was injured by the gunfire but the residence sustained damage.  If you have any information about this incident you can provide it while staying completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.  You can also 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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