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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.

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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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