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Bank Robbery

  • 16 October 2019
Bank Robbery

 

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Bank Robbery that occurred on October 9th around 8:16am at UCB Bank located at 2120 Peoria Rd.  A black male suspect, who was armed with a black/silver handgun, entered the bank and approached employee’s, demanding money.  The suspect was approx. 5’9”, thin to average build and was wearing all black with a white hood pulled tight around his head, white cloth covering his face and blue latex gloves. The suspect placed money in a white trash bag and fled southeast from the bank on foot.  A photo of the suspect can be found on this website, Cashfortips.Us.  If you have any information about this Bank Robbery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427. 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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Home Invasion/Shooting

  • 9 October 2019
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  This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Home Invasion/Shooting that occurred on October 4th at 12:21am at 42 Imperial Valley Dr. in Springfield.  Three black males, wearing dark hoodies pulled tightly to cover their faces, forced entry to the home and all were armed with handguns.  One suspect had long dreads. The suspects demanded money and one of them shot a victim in the arm prior to fleeing.  If you have any information about this Home Invasion and shooting, or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.  You can also submit a tip anonymously on this website, Cashfortips.US or download the P3 APP on your mobile device and submit a tip from there.  If your tip results in an arrest...
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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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