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Homicide

  • 18 March 2024
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Illinois State Police in reference to homicide investigation.  On March 13th, 2024, around 1200 pm police were called to the southbound on ramp to I-55 at Stevenson Drive in reference to a body being found.  Investigators were able to identify the body as Teresa Coleman from Springfield who had been reported missing on March 4th.  Her death is being ruled as a homicide.  Anyone with information regarding Teresa’s death that leads to an arrest will receive a cash reward up to $5000.  An image of her can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 app. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

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Burglary to Motor Vehicle

  • 25 January 2024
Burglary to Motor Vehicle

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference a burglary to motor vehicle that occurred at Memorial Medical Center on January 19th during the early morning. The suspect, who appeared to be a male wearing dark clothing, broke a window on the victim’s vehicle causing nearly $500 in damage. The suspect proceeded to take a purse, wallet, cash, bank cards and identifying information totaling almost $900. A photo of the suspect can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or 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.

Attempted Armed Robbery

  • 17 January 2024
Attempted Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference an attempted armed robbery that occurred on December 10th around 7:00 p.m. at Dollar General located at 1057 E Ash. The suspect, who appeared to be a male, entered the store and approached an employee behind the register brandishing a firearm. The suspect then grabbed the employee by their arm and threatened them. The suspect left the scene after being told to leave by another customer and never obtained any items. Photos of the suspect can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or 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.

Attempted Vehicle Theft and Criminal Damage

  • 10 January 2024
Attempted Vehicle Theft and Criminal Damage

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference an attempted motor vehicle theft and criminal damage that occurred in the 1000 block of S 2nd St during the night time hours between January 3rd and 4th. A vehicle window had been broken out causing $500 in damage and the steering column had been removed causing an additional $1,000 in damage. Video footage shows what appears to be three different suspects. Photos of the suspects can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or can identify the 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.

Trivia 2024

  • 3 January 2024
Trivia 2024

This week Crime Stoppers wants to remind you to get signed up for our annual Trivia Night being held on Saturday January 27th, 2024 at the BOS Center! Come join us for one of the largest trivia nights in the area, 50/50 raffle, 10 for 10 raffle, and much more. You may have a team up to 10 people with the cost being $15 per person. We still have room for your team and there are plenty of sponsorship opportunities available as well. Registration is open so make sure to check out this website, cashfortips.us, as well as our social media pages for registration information. If you have any information regarding any crime 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.

Theft

  • 26 December 2023
Theft

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference a theft that occurred at the La Quinta Inn located at 1121 Lejune on December 18th around 6:30p.m. The victim had lost over $10,000 out of their pocket they were going to give their employees as a Christmas bonus. Video footage shows the suspect, who appears to be a female with dark hair, bend down and pick up what appears to be the sum of cash. It is unknown which direction the suspect went after. A photo of the suspect can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or 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.

Attempted Vehicle Theft and Criminal Damage

  • 19 December 2023
Attempted Vehicle Theft and Criminal Damage

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference an attempted motor vehicle theft and criminal damage that occurred at State Farm located at 1200 W Jefferson on November 9th around 2:30 p.m. The victim saw two young males inside their vehicle attempting to steal it. Upon confronting them, they fled the area. While examining the vehicle, the lower half of the steering column had been removed causing approximately $500 in damage. Photos of the suspects can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or can identify the 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.

Hit and Run

  • 13 December 2023
Hit and Run

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference a hit and run that occurred on November 15th just after 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of 11th and North Grand. The suspect vehicle, which appeared to be a dark color Mazda Sedan, turned in front of a motorcycle causing the driver to be ejected from the bike and suffer multiple non-life-threatening injuries including broken bones. Witnesses described the suspect as a heavier male with white hair and a beard. Photos of the suspect vehicle can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or 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.

Fire Investigation

  • 5 December 2023
Fire Investigation

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference a fire that occurred at the NAACP located at 811 S 11th street. Between the hours of 1230 and 1245 am on November 28th, a suspect, who appeared to be a male wearing a jacket and khaki pants, can be seen on the property. The suspect was seen going behind the building and starting a fire inside the dumpster. The suspect then stared at the fire before leaving the area northbound on foot. Thankfully, minimal damage occurred. Photos of the suspect can be found on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this incident or 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.

Holiday Safety Tips

  • 29 November 2023
Holiday Safety Tips

As the Holiday season approaches, Crime Stoppers wanted to take the time to remind you of some Holiday Safety tips. If you are ordering gifts online, track your packages, have it shipped to an alternate address or utilize a delivery locker to help prevent the theft of packages. If you are traveling, contact your local police department to inquire about vacation checks and request a vacation hold on any shipments you are expecting. Finally keep valuables out of sight. Take any purchases out of your vehicle, lock your car doors, place valuables out of sight in your residence, and of course enjoy the Holiday season! If you have any information about any crime, 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.

Trivia Night 2024

  • 16 November 2023
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It’s coming up on the end of the year which means trivia season is upon us! Crime Stoppers annual Trivia Night is being held on Saturday January 27th, 2024 at the BOS Center. Come join us for one of the largest trivia nights in the area, 50/50 raffle, 10 for 10 raffle, and much more. You may have a team up to 10 people with the cost being $15 per person. We will be opening registration very soon so make sure to check out this website, cashfortips.us, as well as our social media pages for registration information.  Gather up your team and come support Crime Stoppers in our efforts to take criminals off your streets!  If you have any information regarding any crime 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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