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Aggravated Battery with firearm

  • 12 June 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Aggravated Battery with a Firearm which occurred on June 9th around 1pm, near the intersection of Old Rochester Rd and South Grand East.  The victim received life threatening wounds and was taken to a local hospital for treatment of critical injuries. If you have any information about this Aggravated Battery 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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Shooting/Criminal damage

  • 24 May 2019
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  This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting at 2181 South 17th on May 17th around 1245a.m. In this case a large SUV described as either a gold or silver Chevy Tahoe or Suburban pulled up in front of the home and shots were fired from the passenger side towards the house striking it. There were no injuries in this incident. If you have any information about this shooting 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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  • 1 March 2019
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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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