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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 a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

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Armed Robbery to Business

  • 27 November 2019
Armed Robbery to Business
  This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at “The Cash Store”, located at 2512 N. Dirksen Parkway, that took place on Tuesday, November 19th at 11:28am.  A black male suspect armed with a silver handgun took a large amount of money from the business and fled in an unknown direction.  The suspect was described as being in his 20’s, light skinned, tall and thin wearing black shoes, black pants with a white stripe down the side, black hooded sweatshirt,  bright yellow reflective vest, glasses and a blue doctor’s mask.  A photo of the suspect can be viewed on this website. If you have information about this Armed Robbery, call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US...
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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!



SJ-R Reports Crime Stoppers Success in 2014

  • 26 December 2014
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Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties is wrapping up 2014 with 88 arrests and the recovery of more than $45,600 in stolen property and narcotics. Badger took over as coordinator of Crime Stoppers in October.

Help catch the most wanted

  • 9 January 2014
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Local police plan to unveil a fresh batch of names and faces for the Springfield Police's Most Wanted list next week. Until then, click inside to browse photos of these elusive fugitives to see if you can help authorities locate them.

Warren Boynton Bank robbery solved

  • 22 November 2013
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A Crime Stoppers Tip led to the arrest of 33 year old Shawn T Graves, who robbed Warren Boynton Bank at 3030 Spring Mill Dr, on 11/4/2013 at 9:40 am. The tip led to a successful investigation by the Springfield Police Detective Bureau.

Qik-n-Ez Sponsor and Ticket Local

  • 27 September 2013
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We want to give a big thanks to Qik-n-Ez for their sponsorship of our 30th annual Community Unity event.  If you'd like to attend tickets may be purchased at any Qik-n-Ez location.

SJ-R spotlights 30 years of Crime Stoppers

  • 13 September 2013
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During its 30-year history, the local program, which began as an anti-drug tip line in 1983, has helped close more than 7,170 cases, contributed to more than 4,300 arrests, and assisted in recovering more than $7.56 million in stolen property, cash or drugs. In the last few years, Crime Stoppers has found ways to adapt to the ever-changing technology landscape, according to Ernie Slottag, who’s served as a volunteer member of the organization’s 30-member board since 1998.
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