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Armed Robbery

  • 5 December 2018
Armed Robbery

 

This week Crime stoppers is seeking information about an armed robbery at the One Stop Grocery at 2468 E Cook ST on DEC 3rd around 1:10pm. In this case an older black male wearing a black puffy coat, grey sweat pants, tan shoes and a ski mask displayed a weapon to the cashier and demanded money. The suspect fled south on 25th street on foot.  If you have information about this armed robbery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or text us by typing TIP672, then your message and send it to crimes. You can also leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. All 3 ways are anonymous and if an arrest is made based on your tip, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to 2500 dollars. Remember Crime Stoppers only wants your information, never your name.

 

 

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Robbery

  • 28 November 2018
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a robbery at 1150 N 5th/Dollar Tree which occurred on Nov 19 around 9:20 p.m. In this case 2 young thin black males both about 5’5 with black stocking caps and one in a white shirt, the other in a black hooded jacket battered an employee that was leaving and took a bag being carried. They got into a newer light blue 4dr and fled south on 5th street. If you have information about this robbery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or text us by typing TIP672, then your message and send it to crimes. You can also leave a tip on this website cashfortips.us. All 3 ways are anonymous and if an arrest is made based on your tip, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to 2500...
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  • 14 September 2018
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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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