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Shots Fired

  • 24 April 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers needs information about a shooting in the alley behind 710 South Grand East, which occurred on April 13th around 950p. In this case two suspects are involved. One is described as a tall thin black male in a red shirt, the other had on a camouflage top with gold lettering. There were no injuries. The victim states he was in the alley when he heard the bullets fly by. If you have any information about this burglary or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. 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, never your name. 

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Commercial Burglary

  • 17 April 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers needs information about a commercial burglary and felony theft which occurred on April 5th at 3105 Atlanta, a Sprint store, around 3am. In this case 2 males exit a black car. One male is wearing a dark jacket, blue jeans, and mask. The other male is in all dark clothes. One uses a rock to break out the window and both enter taking phones and apple watches. They both flee in the black vehicle. If you have any information about this burglary or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or you can leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. You can also text us by typing TIP672 then your message and send it to crimes. If an arrest is made based on your tip, you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember...
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Tips lead to Arrest

  • 8 November 2012
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After tips recieved by Crime Stoppers, a Springfield man was arrested tuesday on alleged robbery of the Chase Bank at 210 North Grand Ave. W. last week. Randall A. Welch, 35, of Stone Valley Drive was located by police at his home, said Springfield Deputy Police Chief Cliff Buscher. Welch allegedly walked into the Chase Bank wearing a camouflage jacket and jeans Wednesday and handed a note to a teller that said he had a bomb strapped to his body. The teller gave him about $2,000 and the robber left the building. During the investigation, police released pictures from video surveillance cameras. “We got calls from people who recognized the suspect and recognized his clothes,” Buscher said. There is no evidence that Welch actually had a bomb, Buscher added.

Two on most wanted arrested due to tips

  • 19 July 2012
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Since the most-wanted list, which was compiled by the Springfield Police Department and state’s attorney’s task force, ran Monday, five of the 12 people profiled have been arrested.

Tip leads to arrest in Peases Robbery

  • 19 July 2012
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Police arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery at Pease’s Candy store at 1701 S. State St. earlier this month.

Reward boost for copper thefts

  • 12 June 2012
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Continued through Dec 31st... Crimestoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties are launching a new campaign against copper theft, including an increase to $500 for the rewards paid for tips, and billboards reminding the public that police are cracking down on the thieves. ABC News Channel 20's Mike Brooks takes a closer look.

Tip leads to arrest

  • 31 May 2012
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Springfield police said a Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest Friday of a city man in the April 29 attempted armed robbery of Taco Gringo, 125 South Grand Ave. E.
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