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Counterfeiting US Currency

  • 25 March 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about several counterfeit $100.00 bills that have been passed in the Springfield area in recent weeks.  The bills are modified $10.00 bills and appear legitimate until close inspection.  Law Enforcement is also seeing an increase in “Movie” money and bills with “Foreign” writing being passed as real currency and although it is not illegal to possess these bills it is illegal to pass them as currency.  Anyone with information about persons who are forging or passing counterfeit currency should call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

 

 

 

 

 

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Robbery and Aggravated Battery

  • 18 March 2020
Robbery and Aggravated Battery
  This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Robbery and Aggravated Battery at Family Dollar, 1425 E. Cook on Friday, March 13th around 10:06am.  A white male suspect, 6 feet tall, 190 pounds dressed in a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans entered the store and gave the cashier a note demanding money.  The suspect punched the cashier then took money from the register before fleeing on foot.  Photos of the suspect can be found on this website, Cashfortips.US.  Anyone with information about this Robbery and Aggravated Battery can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on the website or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash...
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  • 17 November 2019
Save money, Sign-up early

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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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