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Shooting Incident

  • 10 September 2021
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting incident that took place on Wednesday, September 1st at 10:42pm at 1415 E. Cornell Ave. in Springfield.  In this incident several shots were fired by an unknown suspect at a vehicle parked in front of the residence and an occupant inside the vehicle was struck several times by gunfire.  The victim sustained life threatening injuries and is still in critical condition.  If you have any information about this shooting incident or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the P3 app on any mobile device.  If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

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Felony Theft and Criminal Damage

  • 26 August 2021
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Felony Theft and Criminal Damage that occurred on Tuesday, August 17th between 2:05 – 2:50am at Henson Robinson Company, 3550 Great Northern Ave.  In this incident unknown suspects forced entry to the outer fence to access the property.  Once inside, the catalytic converters of 8 vehicles were cut off with a total value close to $12,000.  If you have any information about this incident or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427, submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or use the P3 app on any mobile device.  If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward up to $2500.  Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.

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  • 31 August 2021
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  Friday, October 1, 2021
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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.

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.
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