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Robbery and Shots Fired

  • 21 August 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Robbery and Shots Fired that occurred on August, 5th around 11:03pm at 101 S. Lewis in Springfield.  A cab driver was dispatched to pick up a fair and upon arrival a black male with short dreadlocks, wearing black shorts approached the cab.  The black male opened the door, put a gun to the drivers head and robbed him of his tip money.  The suspect fled west on foot and fired several shots at the cab as he ran away.   If you have any information about this Robbery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.  You can also submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US.  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.

 

Previous Crime of the Week

Bank Robbery

  • 13 August 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Bank Robbery that occurred on August, 8thth around 4:42pm at UCB Bank located at 2120 Peoria Rd.  In this case a black male entered the bank and approached employee’s, demanding money.  The suspect was wearing sunglasses, a black facemask and a dark blue hoody with a yellow reflective traffic vest over it. He was armed with a handgun and pointed it at employee’s.  The suspect took a large amount of money and fled south 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,...
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History update

  • 12 April 2015
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The history section on our site has been updated with several interesting photos from our past.  If you are interested or want more information regarding Sangamon and Menard county Crimestoppers please check out the history section and see our blast from the past.

Thanks for your support

  • 9 February 2015
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We want to thank everyone who showed up and participated at our annual trivia night and all our corporate sponsors who helped make it such a wonderful evening.

Looking for information related to shooting

  • 3 February 2015
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A 24-year-old Springfield resident was found dead on the front porch of a home in the 200 block of North MacArthur Boulevard late Monday night.The victim, who lived at the residence, had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene, Springfield police said Tuesday morning.Authorities arrived at the home about 11:15 p.m. Monday after a report of gunshots being fired

Information needed on man who robbed pet supply store

  • 29 January 2015
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Springfield police are looking for a man who robbed the Nature’s Select Pet Store Wednesday afternoon.Police described the robber as a dark-skinned black man with a thin build who is 20 to 30 years old and between 6 feet and 6-foot-2. He was wearing a light gray sweatshirt and sweat pants.

Trivia Night Jan 31st.

  • 5 January 2015
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Crime Stoppers invites you to join us in what we are calling the 2015 "Trivia Bowl".  It is the largest trivia night in all of central Illinois, we have the venue the hosts and all the games.  All we need is your team, sign up today http://www.cashfortips.us/Events/TriviaNight.aspx
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