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Shooting Incident

  • 10 September 2021
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting incident that took place on Wednesday, September 1st at 10:42pm at 1415 E. Cornell Ave. in Springfield.  In this incident several shots were fired by an unknown suspect at a vehicle parked in front of the residence and an occupant inside the vehicle was struck several times by gunfire.  The victim sustained life threatening injuries and is still in critical condition.  If you have any information about this shooting incident or any other 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.  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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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.

Armed Robbery to a Business

  • 18 February 2015
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about an armed robbery at Natures Select Dog Food Store at 540 W Monroe, on Jan 28th at 3:30p. In this case a B/M, 6’0-6’2, around 150lbs, wearing a light grey hooded sweatshirt, matching sweat pants and wearing a black stocking around his face, brandished a box cutter and demanded money. The suspect then fled on foot N/W towards Springfield High school. If you have any tips about this robbery, please anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, use this 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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