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.