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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 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. 

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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...
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  • 1 March 2019
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) -Springfield police are still hoping for a break in the unsolved murder of a 23-year-old man.

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CrimeStoppers presented with 3 degree guarantee charity donation

  • 4 August 2016
CrimeStoppers presented with 3 degree guarantee charity donation

Every month, Storm Team 20 partners with Green Family stores for their 3-degree weather guarantee. If forecasters correctly predict the next day's high within 3 degrees, a local charity wins money. For the month of July, the charity of choice was Crime Stoppers of Sangamon & Menard Counties. We received a check for $2000 which will be used to keep criminals off our streets! Thank you Green Family Stores and Storm Team 20 for all you do in our community!

Requesting information on three weekend shootings

  • 25 July 2016
Requesting information on three weekend shootings

Four people were shot, but nobody was killed in three separate incidents of gunfire in Springfield overnight Saturday, police said. One has a suspect in custody, police are requesting your assistance in solving the other three. Click the title or read more to see details of the three incidents.

Information wanted on local shooting

  • 27 June 2016
Information wanted on local shooting

A Springfield woman is dead after being shot early Sunday near her home. Springfield police said the woman was shot in the 1300 block of Clay Street. Police received call of a shooting at 4:51 a.m. The woman was taken to HSHS St. John's Hospital, where she died shortly after from a gunshot wound.

Mailbox vandalism

  • 7 June 2016
Mailbox vandalism

At least 15 mailboxes were vandalized at homes west of Veterans Parkway the past three days, police said.

Among the areas hit were houses near Old Jacksonville Road, Bunker Hill Road and Farmingdale Road, according to the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office.

Gas station on West Monroe robbed

  • 4 June 2016
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A robber threatened a gas station clerk with a knife and demanded money at 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

Police said the clerk was making coffee when a man carrying a knife with a scarf partially covering his face entered the store, located at 2641 W. Monroe St.

The robber ran toward the clerk with a knife, which had a 6-inch blade, and pushed him to the ground and demanded money from the register.

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