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Friday, April 19, 2024

Reminder to citizens on safety

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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Levitt Amp Springfield Music Series

  • 28 June 2023
Levitt Amp Springfield Music Series

This week Crime Stoppers wants to make you aware of our next event. Come join us at the Levitt Amp Springfield Music Series taking place on the Y-block on July 6th with music starting at 6:30 from Chris Camp & His Blues Ambassadors followed by James Armstrong to close the evening. Crime Stoppers will have a stand set up and we would love for you to stop by and say hello! We will have a variety of handouts including pocket size insect spray repellent and collapsible Frisbees and coloring books for the kids. We look forward to seeing everyone and talking with you about Crime Stoppers. If you have any information regarding any crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, cashfortips.us or use the P3 mobile 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.

Residential Burglary

  • 20 June 2023
Residential Burglary

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference a residential burglary that occurred in the 2000 block of E Brown St. in Springfield, IL on May 7th around 4:25 p.m. The suspects, who were thought to be juvenile males, made entry into the residence through a window. Once inside, the suspects took 4 firearms, a laptop, multiple watches and as assortment of ammunition of various calibers. In total, the items stolen were valued at over $7,000. If photos become available, they will be posted on this website, cashfortips.us. If you have any information regarding this case 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

  • 14 June 2023
Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference an armed robbery that occurred at the Red Roof Inn located at 3200 Singer Ave. on June 5th around 9:30 p.m. A subject, who was thought to be shorter in stature wearing what appeared to be a white mask, dark color pants and a gray sweatshirt that appeared to have the logo and lettering of Brigham Young University, entered the hotel lobby. The suspect then held multiple subjects at gun point and proceeded to take approximately $1500 in cash before leaving northbound on foot. Photos of the suspect are posted 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.

Identity Theft and Fraud

  • 7 June 2023
Identity Theft and Fraud

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference a case involving identity theft and fraud. The suspect, who appeared to be a male, thin build and had dark thinning hair, used the identity of another person to obtain a Scheels’ credit card. After obtaining the credit card, the suspect proceeded to make multiple purchases at various locations in the area totaling over $13,000. The suspect also rented a vehicle, which was not returned but later recovered and was denied financing on a tractor worth over $5000. A photo 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.

Fraud

  • 31 May 2023
Fraud

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference an incident that occurred on May 15th, 2023 at Bank of Springfield located at 2600 Adlai Stevenson Dr. The incident resulted in felony theft, identify theft, fraud and forgery. The suspect, who appeared to be a female with dark hair and a medium build, entered the branch pretending to be a customer. The suspect then used the identity, and a possible fake ID, of an existing customer to make a withdraw of $10,000. 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.

SHOOTING

  • 23 May 2023
SHOOTING

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference a shooting that occurred on May 18th, 2023 around 6:00 p.m. in the 2400 block of Taylor Ave. in Springfield, IL. The suspect was described as a male having a beard with gray in it, short hair, 6’0, 130-140 pounds, and wearing all dark clothing. The victim suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The victim’s injuries are being considered non-life threatening at this time. Photos are currently not available and Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying a suspect. If you can identify the suspect 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.

Vehicle Theft

  • 16 May 2023
Vehicle Theft

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference a motor vehicle theft that occurred on May 11th, 2023 around 9:30 a.m. at Seven Brothers Grocery located at 1801 S 11th St. in Springfield, IL. The victim parked their car and entered the store. The suspect, who appeared to be a male wearing blue shoes, gray pants, a white shirt and a black hooded sweatshirt, proceeds to walk to the victim’s vehicle, get in and drive away westbound on Laurel. The vehicle was later recovered but the suspect has not been identified. 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.

Theft

  • 3 May 2023
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Chatham Police Department reference multiple catalytic convertor thefts that occurred between March 12th and April 27th resulting in $4,000 in thefts. 3 of the thefts occurred at Iron Gate Storage located on Mansion Rd. The other three incidents occurred in 100 block of S College, the 400 Block of E Chestnut and the 800 Block of N Park, all of which occurred in the driveway of the victims. If photos become available, they will be posted on this website, cashfortips.us. If you can identify a suspect, suspects or any vehicle involved, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 mobile 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

  • 19 April 2023
Burglary

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference ATM burglaries. In the last month, there have been multiple attempts to burglarize ATMs in different locations in Springfield which has resulted in not only felony criminal damages but also felony thefts of currency. It is unclear if the incidents are related but Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying anyone who may be involved. If photos become available, they will be posted on this website, cashfortips.us. If you can identify a suspect, suspects or any vehicle involved, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, or use the P3 mobile 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

  • 11 April 2023
Burglary

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department reference a residential burglary, theft and criminal damage that occurred in the 3400 block on E Carpenter around 6:15 p.m. on April 2nd. The home owner arrived home when they saw a white Chevrolet Malibu in their driveway. A male subject jumped the fence while the vehicle began to drive away. The driver of the vehicle stopped to allow the other male to get in and they left the area. $400 in damage and $400 in thefts occurred during the burglary. A photo of the suspect vehicle and one of the suspects is posted 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 mobile 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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