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Burglaries at PNC Bank

  • 25 November 2020
Burglaries at PNC Bank

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about two Burglaries during the overnight hours of Wednesday, November 4th and Tuesday, November 10th at PNC Bank, 802 S. 11th St. in Springfield.  In both incidents, the front glass door of the bank was broken to gain entry and once inside the suspect pried open cash drawers and took money.  The suspect appears to be the same person in both incidents and was described as a younger, thin black male wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, black or camo pants and white gloves.  Photos of the suspect can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have information about these Burglaries call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website or download the P3 app on any mobile device and submit a tip from there.  Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards up to $2500 for tips resulting in an arrest and remember, Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name!

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Burglary and Shots Fired

  • 18 November 2020
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  This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Burglary and Shots Fired incident that took place at 1911 E. Edwards St. on Tuesday, November 10th at 1:30am.  Victims stated they were awakened to a thin black male, 5’10” inside the residence.  This male exited the residence through the back door and two shots were fired at the back of the home moments later.  A black car was seen speeding east bound in the alley after the incident.  Items from inside the home were located in the back yard and a bullet hole was found near the back door of the residence.  If you have information about this Burglary and Shots Fired call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 788-8427 or submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US.  Crime Stoppers...
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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.

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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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