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Armed Robbery

  • 22 October 2020
Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at Circle K gas station, 3261 Clear Lake Ave. on Thursday, October 15th at 1:58am.  In this incident a black male armed with a black handgun, wearing a blue quarter zip sweatshirt with a white undershirt, light colored pants, gray shoes and surgical mask demanded money from the cash register.  The clerk noted the gun had duct tape on the grip.  A possible 2nd suspect, who did not enter the store but fled with the above suspect, was wearing a black sweatshirt with yellow lettering, dark pants, white costume mask that covered his entire face and black Nike shoes with a white “swoosh” and red heals.  After the robbery both suspects fled west bound on foot.  Photos of the suspects can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about this Armed Robbery call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427 or submit a tip on our website.  Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards up to 2500 dollars for tips resulting in an arrest and remember, Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name!

 

 

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Residential Burglary, Theft and Criminal Damage

  • 15 October 2020
Residential Burglary, Theft and Criminal Damage
This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a residential burglary and criminal damage which took place at 160 Forrest Ave. lot #1 between September 25th and 30th.  Several windows were broken and numerous items were stolen from the residence and garage including ammunition, tools and a table saw.  A 3ft. tall concrete statue and 1ft. tall owl statue were taken from the front yard.  Also stolen was a black, Icebear, 150cc motorized tricycle and photos of this item can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about this residential burglary and criminal damage call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427 or submit a tip on our website.  Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards up to 2500 dollars for tips resulting...
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  • 17 November 2019
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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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