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Bank Robbery

  • 16 October 2019
Bank Robbery

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Bank Robbery that occurred on October 9th around 8:16am at UCB Bank located at 2120 Peoria Rd.  A black male suspect, who was armed with a black/silver handgun, entered the bank and approached employee’s, demanding money.  The suspect was approx. 5’9”, thin to average build and was wearing all black with a white hood pulled tight around his head, white cloth covering his face and blue latex gloves. The suspect placed money in a white trash bag and fled southeast from the bank on foot.  A photo of the suspect can be found on this website, Cashfortips.Us.  If you have any information about this Bank Robbery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427. 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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Home Invasion/Shooting

  • 9 October 2019
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  This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Home Invasion/Shooting that occurred on October 4th at 12:21am at 42 Imperial Valley Dr. in Springfield.  Three black males, wearing dark hoodies pulled tightly to cover their faces, forced entry to the home and all were armed with handguns.  One suspect had long dreads. The suspects demanded money and one of them shot a victim in the arm prior to fleeing.  If you have any information about this Home Invasion and shooting, or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.  You can also submit a tip anonymously on this website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 APP on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip results in an arrest...
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Seeking tips to crack unsolved murder

  • 1 March 2019
Seeking tips to crack unsolved murder

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) -Springfield police are still hoping for a break in the unsolved murder of a 23-year-old man.

Sterling Raye Washington was shot in a home invasion on January 25th, 2018, inside a home in the 1900 Block of East Edwards St.

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Cold Case Reward Program EXTENDED

  • 13 September 2016
Cold Case Reward Program EXTENDED

Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties announces that the Cold Case Homicide Enhanced Reward Program scheduled to end at the end of September 2016 has been extended for one month and will conclude on October 31, 2016. The special enhanced reward program offers a $5000 reward for any information which leads to an arrest in any “cold case” homicide in Sangamon or Menard County, regardless of how long ago the homicide occurred. Cold Case’s were defined as any homicide investigation in which all leads were exhausted and in which all witnesses, suspects, or persons with information had been interviewed with no arrest having resulted. In some cases, ‘persons of interest’ or suspects were established during the initial investigation however an insufficient amount of evidence was available to prosecute the offender. In those instances, prosecution could have been initiated with a key piece of solid information or the location of physical evidence to corroborate something that was identified during the police investigation. Although there were several tips presented to Crime Stoppers which were forwarded to investigators during recent weeks, none of the tips wielded new information sufficient to close a case. With this one month extension of the program, we are hoping that somehow new leads will materialize.

Help support local Crime Stoppers efforts

  • 24 August 2016
Help support local Crime Stoppers efforts

Crime Stoppers brings a Crime of the Week to the public every week to remind you that as you are enjoying the freedom of living in a land that respects our individual rights and liberties, there is – and always will be - a segment of the community that attempts to avoid the laws which were created for our mutual benefit and the common good of us all. We offer cash rewards that help take these criminals off the street – and these cash rewards come from you through your generous contributions and fundraisers we hold.

Our hanger party, which is coming up on Labor Day weekend at the LRS hanger at Abraham Lincoln Capitol Airport, is one of those fundraisers. We’ll always be out there helping to bring the criminals we mention weekly on the Crime of the Week and the hundreds of other law breakers, to justice. Please support our efforts and always remember the value of all of the tips that are generated on the Crime Stopper tip line with the rewards we offer through your support.

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Crime Stoppers Contributor of the Year Award - Chris Wollesen

  • 12 August 2016
Crime Stoppers Contributor of the Year Award - Chris Wollesen

The Outstanding Contributor Award is given to individuals who have contributed significantly to the Crime Stoppers program. The Award is presented annually at the Illinois State Crime Stoppers Convention.

2016 State Fair Parade

  • 12 August 2016
2016 State Fair Parade

Another Illinois State Fair Parade for the record books! We enjoy participating in the annual Twilight Parade and appreciate having the opportunity to share awareness regarding our program. Thanks for coming out and cheering on Crime Stoppers. As always, if you have any information about a crime, "Crime Stoppers wants your information, not your name!"

Join us for our 1st Annual Hangar Party

  • 4 August 2016
Join us for our 1st Annual Hangar Party

Please join Crime Stoppers of Sangamon & Menard Counties for our 1st Annual "Take Flight in the Fight Against Crime" fundraiser, Labor Day weekend, September 4, 2016, at the Springfield Capitol Airport located in the Levi, Ray & Shoup Inc. (LRS) Hangar, as we raise additional funds to fight crime.

The event will start at 4:00 p.m. with live music provided by two of the best bands in Central Illinois...The Deep Hollow and The Shenanigans.

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