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Armed Robbery to Business

  • 29 July 2020
Armed Robbery to Business


This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at Circle K, 2700 Stevenson Dr. on Tuesday, July 28th at 4:37am.  A black male suspect produced a small black handgun and demanded money from the cash register.  He then fled on foot and was last seen running northwest in the Walgreens lot at Stevenson/Taylor Ave.  The suspect was described as being in his 30’s, 5’10”/150lbs, wearing a black ball cap, black surgical mask, yellow construction shirt with reflective gray stripes over both shoulders and down the middle and black pants.  Photos of the suspect can be viewed on this website, Cashfortips.US.  If you have any information about this Armed Robbery, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting on our website, or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards and remember we only want your information, not your name!

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Summer Safety Tips for your Home and Vehicle

  • 24 July 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers would like to remind you of some basic summer safety rules for your home. Leave porch and alley lights on at night, secure all windows, doors and any garage doors. Lock car doors even if you park inside a garage and remove any valuables and don't forget to take your key fob with you!   If leaving town, call your local police department to have vacation checks done. Do not let mail stack up and call the post office for a hold.  Finally, Place lights on timers and arm any alarm systems.  Taking these simple steps can help keep you, your family and your property safe!  If you have information about crime, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or...
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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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