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Armed Robbery to Business

  • 23 January 2020
Armed Robbery to Business

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at Circle K, located at 1801 E. North Grand on Tuesday, January 21st at 12:53am.  A black male suspect, 20-30 years old wearing a long black coat with the hood up, dark pants, white shoes and carrying a blue book bag entered the store.  The suspect displayed a black and brown handgun, demanded money from the register then fled westbound on foot. Photos of the suspect can be viewed on this website.  If you have any information about this Armed Robbery, call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.  You can also submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  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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Thank you all for supporting Crime Stoppers in 2019!!

  • 16 January 2020
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    Hi I’m Officer John Dorsey, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties.   2019 was a great year for Crime Stoppers thanks to our tipsters and the public attending our fundraisers.  968 tips were received, which led to 108 case closures and 57 arrests. Crime Stoppers assisted in the recovery of $209,570 dollars worth of stolen property and drugs. Over $22,000 dollars in rewards were approved and $16,950 dollars were actually claimed. Our next fundraiser is on Saturday, February 1st at the BOS center, our 11th annual trivia night. Please go to Cashfortips.US to register. If you have any information about crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website,...
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Featured News

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.

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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