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Ongoing Thefts and Burglaries

  • 20 January 2021
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about ongoing thefts of catalytic converters and burglaries to storage units throughout Springfield and Sangamon County.  The catalytic converters are cut from the exhaust of victim vehicles.  The thefts and burglaries are taking place during overnight hours.  Crime Stoppers has received tips about these incidents but more information is needed to solve these crimes and Law Enforcement needs your help to apprehend the suspects.  If you have any information about these incidents call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 app on any mobile device and submit a tip from there.   If an arrest is made based on your tip you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.    

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Armed Robbery to Business

  • 6 January 2021
Armed Robbery to Business
This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery to the Circle K gas station, 2700 Stevenson Drive on Sunday, January 3rd at 5:05am.  In this incident a black male suspect enters the store armed with a black handgun and demands money from the clerk.  The suspect was described as light to medium skin tone, 5’10”/150lbs. wearing a dark green winter coat with fur lined hood, black mask, light gray hooded sweatshirt with multi-colored block lettering on the front, light washed blue jeans and tan work boots with dark colored cuffs on top.  He also had a tattoo on the back of his left hand.  The suspect fled south on foot after the robbery.  Photos of the suspect can be viewed on our website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any...
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Save money, Sign-up early

  • 17 November 2019
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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.

We're the largest trivia night in the mid-west and we want you to help us better last year's record of 123 tables.  So click "Read More" to learn all about our 2020 Trivia Night!



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
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