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Aggravated Battery

  • 21 November 2022
Aggravated Battery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference an aggravated battery that occurred at Pet Smart located at 3183 S Veterans Pkwy in Springfield, IL on November 1st, 2022 around 5:48 p.m. The suspect appeared to be a female, approximately 5’6 and 150lbs wearing dark clothing and a red head covering. The suspect was upset with how an employee was holding the leash on an animal which ultimately led to a dispute that would turn physical as the suspect slapped the employee victim with an open hand. Photos of the suspect can be viewed on this website, cashfortips.us. If you can identify the suspect call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 app.  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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Foolin' Around for Crime Stoppers Fundraiser

  • 23 March 2022
Foolin' Around for Crime Stoppers Fundraiser

This week Crime Stoppers wants to make you aware of an event taking place in support of our organization.  April Foolin’ Around for Crime Stoppers is a pub crawl sponsored by Skeff Distributing taking place on Saturday, April 2nd from noon to 5pm at the following bars; Harry’s Adult Daycare, George Ranks, The Curve Inn and Jamie’s RT. 66.  Cost is $20 per person and gets you a safe bus ride from bar to bar, a pint glass koozie and other swag!  Pre-registration isn’t required but is recommended and you can register at any of the locations!  Come out for a fun filled event but remember to please drink responsibly!  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.  We pay cash if an arrest is made and remember, Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Deceptive Practices/Theft

  • 16 March 2022
Deceptive Practices/Theft

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Deceptive Practices case from Saturday, February 5th at 6:05pm at Walgreens located at 2625 Stevenson Dr.  In this incident, two suspects entered the store and conducted a gift card reload scam with a total theft close to $6,700.00.  The suspects were a heavy set black female in a purple fleece pull over and white camo pants and a black male in a gray hooded sweatshirt with braided hair.  Photos of the suspects can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you can identify either of the suspects, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website or use the P3 app.  We pay cash if an arrest is made and remember, Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

Fraud and Theft

  • 10 March 2022
Fraud and Theft

 

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Fraud and Theft case.  On Saturday, February 26th a wallet was stolen from an elderly victim at Hobby Lobby in Springfield.  The victim’s stolen credit card was then used at Kohl’s and Sam’s Club to make $5500 in purchases.  The suspects used a stolen Sam’s Club card from another state to make the purchases there.  Photos of three suspects inside Sam’s Club can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you can identify any of these suspects call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website or use the P3 app.  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.

 

Armed Robbery to Business

  • 23 February 2022
Armed Robbery to Business

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery that occurred on Monday, February 14th at 7:19pm at Family Dollar located at 1155 N. 9th.  Two male suspects entered the store and one approached the cashier, displayed a handgun and demanded money.  The cashier attempted to flee but was battered and forced to give the suspects money.  The armed suspect was 5’10-6’00 with a stocky build.  The suspects fled on foot after the robbery.  Photos of the suspects can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about this Robbery call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website or use the P3 app.  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.

 

Burglaries to Garages and Storage Units

  • 16 February 2022
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about Burglaries to garages and storage units.  On Thursday, February 10th at 9:30pm two white male suspects forced entry to the garage at 3119 Fox Bridge Rd. but were scared off by the alarm system.  They were carrying large bags of items and fled north along the train tracks then east towards Stanton St.  Similar incidents took place to a garage at 3103 Fox Bridge Rd. on January 19th and storage units at Thriftee Storage located at 2900 Fox Bridge Rd. on February 8th.  If you have any information about these incidents call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the P3 app.  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.

 

Burglary and Theft

  • 7 February 2022
Burglary and Theft

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a theft that took place at 210 North Dixon Rd. in Sangamon County between 6pm on December 30th and 3pm on December 31st , 2021.  An unknown suspect entered the garage and took a red, white and black, 2009 Husqvarna 250cc racing dirt bike.  The dirt bike has the number “64” on the front and both sides, a broken front steering stop and is lowered.  A photo of the dirt bike can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about this theft 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.

 

Felony Theft

  • 26 January 2022
Felony Theft

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Pleasant Plains Police Department with a felony theft from 308 Jefferson St. in Pleasant Plains.  On Tuesday, January 11th at 5:07am two suspects stole a Powermate, 3750watt generator and Craftsman, 24 inch snow blower from the property. The suspects entered the village from the west in a dark colored SUV then parked behind the Grainery Bar & Grill prior to the theft.  Photos of the suspect vehicle can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about this theft 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.

 

Aggravated Robbery

  • 20 January 2022
Aggravated Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Aggravated Robbery at Microtel Inn & Suites located at 2636 Sunrise Dr. on Saturday, January 8th at 3:20am.  Two male suspects approached the front desk clerk and one of them demanded money from the register.  This male also appears to have a handgun in his right coat pocket that he is pointing at the clerk.  Both suspects leave the hotel on foot after taking the money tray from the register.  Photos of both suspects can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about this Robbery 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.

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.

 

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 results in an arrest, you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

*This warrant was valid at the time of this posting.

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