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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!



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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