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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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Vandalism at Gietl Park, Wilcox Elementary School

  • 29 March 2016
Vandalism at Gietl Park, Wilcox Elementary School

Seeking information on last week’s vandalism spree that damaged a concession stand at Gietl Park and a window at Wilcox Elementary School which appear to be the work of the same person or group of people.

Springfield Police's Most Wanted (3/17/2016)

  • 17 March 2016
Springfield Police's Most Wanted (3/17/2016)

The Springfield Police Department and the Sangamon County State's Attorney's Office are asking for the public's help in finding these people wanted for criminal offenses. Information useful to police include where wanted people are staying, what type of vehicle they are in, known hangouts or people they have been seen with recently.

St. Pattys Day Parade

  • 12 March 2016
St. Pattys Day Parade

We hope everyone had a chance to come see us march in the St. Patty's Day Parade downtown. Remember celebrate, but be responsible!

One arrested, two still sought in Rochester homicide

  • 3 February 2016
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ROCHESTER -- One man has been arrested, and the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two others in connection with last week’s shooting death of 31-year-old Matthew Grady at his rural Rochester home.

Crime Stoppers targeting rural burglaries

  • 6 August 2015
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Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties is looking for information on a series of thefts that involved ATVs and zero-turn mowers.
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