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Deceptive Practices

  • 11 December 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a deceptive practices incident that took place on November 25th around 9pm at 3108 Turning Mill Dr.  A male subject impersonating a Springfield Police Officer made contact with the victim and told them they had a warrant and needed to cooperate by sending a large sum of money to a location in a different state.  The suspect was a white male, 5’10” wearing a dark stocking cap, dark quilted jacket, khaki pants and driving an older, blue or black police style vehicle.  If you have any information about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427. You can also submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the new P3 app on your mobile device. You will remain completely anonymous and 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, not your name.

 

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Commercial Burglary and Theft

  • 3 December 2019
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  This week Crime Stoppers needs your help to identify the suspect in a Commercial Burglary and Theft that took place between 10:30pm on November, 21st and 0830am on November 22nd at “The Barber Shop”, located at 2700 W. Lawrence in Springfield.  A brick was used to break a window and gain entry to the business.  The unknown suspect fled with charitable donations that were going to be used to purchase Christmas gifts for children during this holiday season.  If you have any information about this Burglary and Theft, call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427. You can also submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the new P3 app on your mobile device. You will remain completely anonymous and if an arrest is made based on your tip, you will receive...
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Save money, Sign-up early

  • 17 November 2019
Save money, Sign-up early

Crimestoppers is once again having our annual Trivia Night.  This year we're hopping on the holiday sales bandwagon and offering a special for all our EARLY BIRDS.  Signup your team before 1/1/2020 and get your table at a discounted rate.  Save up to $50 by taking advantage now for this awesome night of entertainment and help support stopping crime in Sangamon and Menard county.

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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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