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Armed Robbery to Business

  • 23 January 2020
Armed Robbery to Business

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at Circle K, located at 1801 E. North Grand on Tuesday, January 21st at 12:53am.  A black male suspect, 20-30 years old wearing a long black coat with the hood up, dark pants, white shoes and carrying a blue book bag entered the store.  The suspect displayed a black and brown handgun, demanded money from the register then fled westbound on foot. Photos of the suspect can be viewed on this website.  If you have any information about this Armed Robbery, call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.  You can also submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 app on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  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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Thank you all for supporting Crime Stoppers in 2019!!

  • 16 January 2020
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    Hi I’m Officer John Dorsey, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties.   2019 was a great year for Crime Stoppers thanks to our tipsters and the public attending our fundraisers.  968 tips were received, which led to 108 case closures and 57 arrests. Crime Stoppers assisted in the recovery of $209,570 dollars worth of stolen property and drugs. Over $22,000 dollars in rewards were approved and $16,950 dollars were actually claimed. Our next fundraiser is on Saturday, February 1st at the BOS center, our 11th annual trivia night. Please go to Cashfortips.US to register. If you have any information about crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submit a tip on this website,...
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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.

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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