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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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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!



WICS Property Damage Report (Video)

  • 13 September 2013
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Crime Stoppers: Westchester Property Damage Springfield police are trying to track down the people responsible for damaging property in the Westchester subdivision.

Featured in SJ-R: Crime Stoppers celebrates 30 years

  • 10 September 2013
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This week’s good-news editorial focuses on people trying to make Springfield a better place to live. Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties, the organization that offers cash rewards for anonymous crime tips, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year in the Springfield area.

Results happen!

  • 23 June 2013
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Thanks to tips another fugitive has been arrested!

Crime Stoppers succeeds in 2012

  • 7 January 2013
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Thanks to your help Crime Stoppers netted more than 100 criminals based on your tips.  We couldn't do this without your help and this article explains how we are all helping to keep our counties a great place to live.

Information sought on local shooting

  • 11 December 2012
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Someone fired multiple gunshots from a vehicle early Saturday, killing two men and rattling the quiet neighborhood of Laketown.  Police are asking people with information to call crime stoppers to help apprehend the individual(s) who committed this act.
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