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Twenty Nine Year Old Male Fatally Shot in Springfield

Twenty Nine Year Old Male Fatally Shot in Springfield

$5000 Reward from Crime Stoppers for Information Leading to Arrest of Shooter

  • 17 August 2017
Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
August 17, 2017
Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.
 
On August 12 at the 1700 block of E Edwards, 29 year old Eric Robertson was shot by one of two unknown persons who approached the residence at approximately 1100 a.m. with handguns drawn. The motive for the shooting is not known however, several shots were fired leaving the victim mortally wounded. Crime Stoppers is offering a $5000 reward for information leading to an arrest in this homicide as we now do for all homicides in Sangamon and Menard Counties. This huge jump from a one thousand dollar maximum reward to a $5000 maximum was part of our effort to help end the senseless violence that occurs all too often.
If you have information, give it to us anonymously on the Crime Stopper tip line at 788-8427. We’ll never know who you are and we’ll give you up to $5000 in cash if the information you give us leads to an arrest. You can also leave your anonymous tip on our website or by text, just visit Cashfortips.us and follow the easy instructions.
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Armed Robbery

  • 9 July 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery which occurred in the parking lot of 315 Dickinson on July 4th around 1:20am. In this case the victim was approached by 2 black males. One was in a dark hooded jacket, dark jeans, early 20s and holding a handgun. He demanded a bag that was held by the victim. The second suspect was a bit taller and older, also in a hooded jacket and thin. Both suspects fled in a dark colored vehicle. If you have any information about this Armed Robbery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. 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. 

Armed Robbery

  • 26 June 2019
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Hi I’m Officer Matt Goulet, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties.

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at Steak-n-shake at 2465 N Dirksen Parkway in Springfield around 11p on June 25th. In this case a dark skinned, heavy set black male in a black hooded jacket, and white mask entered through a back door. The suspect displayed a gun and battered an employee while demanding money then fleeing in a 4dr maroon Buick. If you have any information about this Armed Robbery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. 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.

 

Home Invasion and Aggravated Battery

  • 19 June 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Home Invasion and Aggravated Battery which occurred on June 16th between 1 and 2 am at 1725 E Mason. The victim had just got home when an unknown male broke out a window and attempted entry. The suspect had on black gloves, black mask, black shirt and had an obvious neck tattoo. The victim was battered as the suspect tried to enter. If you have any information about this Home Invasion or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. 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. 

Aggravated Battery with firearm

  • 12 June 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Aggravated Battery with a Firearm which occurred on June 9th around 1pm, near the intersection of Old Rochester Rd and South Grand East.  The victim received life threatening wounds and was taken to a local hospital for treatment of critical injuries. If you have any information about this Aggravated Battery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. 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. 

Shooting/Criminal damage

  • 24 May 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting at 2181 South 17th on May 17th around 1245a.m. In this case a large SUV described as either a gold or silver Chevy Tahoe or Suburban pulled up in front of the home and shots were fired from the passenger side towards the house striking it. There were no injuries in this incident. If you have any information about this shooting or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. 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. 

Vacation Safety

  • 15 May 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers would like to remind you about safety precautions as the vacation season sets in. You can have vacation checks done by calling the Springfield Police at 788-8325 (the front desk) and answer some easy questions they will ask. Also have your mail held and any news-paper deliveries held. Do not leave visible signs you are away such as a rubber band around a mailbox. If you have any information about crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. 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. 

Shots Fired at Residence

  • 10 May 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers needs information about a shooting and criminal damage at 1300 North Grand West, which occurred on May 4th around 7:15pm. In this case a black Dodge Durango is involved which was last seen heading west bound on North Grand. There were no injuries. The victims state they were in the residence when they heard loud booms then their window broke. If you have any information about this shooting or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on This website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. 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. 

Shots Fired

  • 24 April 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers needs information about a shooting in the alley behind 710 South Grand East, which occurred on April 13th around 950p. In this case two suspects are involved. One is described as a tall thin black male in a red shirt, the other had on a camouflage top with gold lettering. There were no injuries. The victim states he was in the alley when he heard the bullets fly by. If you have any information about this shooting or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. 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. 

Commercial Burglary

  • 17 April 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers needs information about a commercial burglary and felony theft which occurred on April 5th at 3105 Atlanta, a Sprint store, around 3am. In this case 2 males exit a black car. One male is wearing a dark jacket, blue jeans, and mask. The other male is in all dark clothes. One uses a rock to break out the window and both enter taking phones and apple watches. They both flee in the black vehicle. If you have any information about this burglary or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. 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. 

Armed Robbery

  • 3 April 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers needs information about an armed robbery at Quik-N-EZ/1995 West Monroe which occurred on April 1st, around 2a.m. Two suspects in dark hooded jackets with the hoods up and face masks entered the store and demanded money. One was a white male about 5’10 average build the other was a black male about 6’2 who also displayed a handgun. Both suspects left S/B from the store. If you have any information about this armed robbery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. 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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