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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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Bank Robbery

  • 16 October 2019
Bank Robbery

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Bank Robbery that occurred on October 9th around 8:16am at UCB Bank located at 2120 Peoria Rd.  A black male suspect, who was armed with a black/silver handgun, entered the bank and approached employee’s, demanding money.  The suspect was approx. 5’9”, thin to average build and was wearing all black with a white hood pulled tight around his head, white cloth covering his face and blue latex gloves. The suspect placed money in a white trash bag and fled southeast from the bank on foot.  A photo of the suspect can be found on this website, Cashfortips.Us.  If you have any information about this Bank Robbery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427. If an arrest is made based on your tip, you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, never your name.

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Armed Robbery to a Person

  • 3 June 2015
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   Crime Stoppers is seeking help from the community to solve an  armed robbery to a person which took place in the area of White  Oaks West a little before 7 AM on April 3rd. The victim was taking a  morning walk when he realized he was being followed by a light  skinned black male wearing camouflage pants and a grey  hooded sweatshirt.  The suspect later intentionally crossed paths  with the victim and produced a handgun demanding the victim’s  wallet and cell phone. It was discovered that the suspect had been  in a stolen Dodge Stratus prior to the robbery.  There are video surveillance photos of the incident, however police are unable to see the suspect clearly enough to identify him. Some of the images can be seen below on our website, call us with any information you may have, or call us on the Crime Stopper tipline at 788-8427. You could earn a cash reward if you provide information which leads to an arrest.    

Criminal Damage to Property, Theft

  • 28 May 2015
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a series of criminal damage and theft incidents which took place overnight during the Celtic Festival in Chatham on the weekend of May 15th and May 16th. In the incident, persons damaged tents and trailers at the festival site and stole thousands of dollars worth of merchandise and property from the venues which were entered. As evidence at the scene is processed, it appears that this felony incident may have been perpetrated by more than one person and Crime Stoppers wants to pay a cash reward to a tipster who anonymously gives us the information which leads to arrests of the perpetrators.  

Armed Robbery, Kidnapping

  • 20 May 2015
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an armed robbery to a person that took place in the parking lot of Washington Middle School on the evening of May 13th. The victim – a custodian at the school – was going to his car after work at 10:15 pm when he was approached by 4 black male subjects, three of whom were armed with handguns. After being robbed, the victim was detained by the suspects for a period of time. The suspects later took the victims vehicle however, it was later recovered near 25th and Cook Street.    If you have information about this armed robbery, which evolved into a felony kidnapping, call Crime Stoppers. Your identity will be anonymous and you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000. You can call us at 788-8427, or you can submit your tip on this website. If you want to text, the instructions are also on this website. Remember, Crime Stoppers only wants information, we don’t want your name, and we’ll pay CASH if the information leads to an arrest.  

Homicide

  • 14 May 2015
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting which took place in the parking lot of Capitol City Lodge at Martin Luther King Drive and Brown Street during the late Saturday, early Sunday morning hours of May 10th. In the incident, police responded to reports that several gunshots were heard and discovered a 44 year old victim on the ground with injuries which proved to be fatal. There were several moving vehicles in the vicinity of the shooting and it is believed that persons in these vehicles have information which will be helpful in the investigation of this homicide. If you have information related to this shooting or suspects, call Crime Stoppers. Your identity will be completely anonymous and you can get a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to an arrest. You can call us at 788-8427. You can also submit your tip on this website (cashfortips.us) or text us by typing TIP672, then enter your message, and send it to CRIMES. Crime Stoppers wants your information but we don’t want your name, give us a call.

ID suspects on Springfield Police Dept website

  • 6 May 2015
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As you’ve heard in past criminal incidents, there are often times when Crime Stoppers has produced surveillance photos of suspects. We now want to tell you about the Springfield Police Departments website, a separate website which has numerous photo’s of suspects from various incidents on the “Can You Identify” tab off the main page of the site. The Springfield Police Departments website is spd.springfield.il.us. If you recognize any of the persons in the photos, contact Crime Stoppers. You can be paid a cash reward if any tips you leave lead to the arrest of the suspects pictured. Remember the Springfield Police Department website is a separate website, not the Crime Stopper website. There is, however, a link from the Crime Stopper website to the SPD website and also from the SPD website to the Crime Stopper website. 

Church Burglary

  • 16 April 2015
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking your information about a burglary which took place at St. Paul AME Church at 1130 S 16th Street during the overnight hours of April 7th. In the incident, unknown persons broke the back door to gain entry to the church’s resource center and also a garage on church property. Suspects stole appliances, including air conditioners, and removed copper and aluminum from coolers which they did not take. The brand name of the stolen air conditioner was Liebert. Police need help to identify the persons responsible for this church burglary.    If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers. Your identity will be anonymous and you can get a cash reward of up to $1000 if your information leads to an arrest. You can call us at 788-8427. You can also submit your tip on this website or you can follow the instructions and text us by typing TIP672, then put in the information, and then send it to CRIMES. Crime Stoppers wants your information, but we don’t want your name, help put these church burglars in jail.

Home Invasion

  • 18 March 2015
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about a home invasion that occurred on March 8th at approximately 11 PM.  In this incident two unknown black males kicked in the back door of a residence in the 1700 block of East Ash.  The pair then encountered the 89 year old resident in the dining room, pushed her down, and searched her while demanding “Where’s the money?”  Both were wearing denim jeans, dark hoodies, with stocking caps, and both were reported to be in their 30s.  If you have any tips about this home invasion, please anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.

Shooting

  • 12 March 2015
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about a shooting that occurred in the 1200 block of E. Edwards.  The incident occurred on March 7th, at approximately 2:46 AM.  In the incident, the victim was shot three times from behind as he walked to his vehicle.  Over 30 shots were fired by the suspect.  If you have any tips about this shooting, please anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.

Sangamon County Fugitives

  • 4 March 2015
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about a fugitive wanted in Sangamon County, and two unknown suspects seen with her.  Veronica Robinson is a 64 year old black female, is 5’2” and approximately 160lbs, and is wanted for multiple felony retail thefts in Sangamon County.  With Robinson was an unknown black male and black female, both in their late 50s to early 60s.  The group has been identified together in series of felony thefts from stores in Springfield.  If you have any tips about these fugitives, please anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.

Burglaries to Homes and Vehicles

  • 25 February 2015
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about several burglaries in the 1100-1200 block of W. Vine, from Jan 29th thru Feb 13th, between 6:30 and 9:00PM.  In one of the burglaries an unknown male subject, wearing a purple hooded sweatshirt, black coat and jeans, riding a bike, entered an open garage and exited after approximately two minutes.  The suspect appears to be targeting unlocked vehicles and open garages.   If you have any tips about these burglaries, please anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or use our website, cashfortips.us, or text us by typing TIP672, then your message and send to CRIMES. If your anonymous tip leads to an arrest a cash reward up to $1000 dollars will be paid. Remember, Crime Stoppers never wants to know who you are, but we do want your tips about crime.
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