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Robbery and Shots Fired

  • 21 August 2019
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Robbery and Shots Fired that occurred on August, 5th around 11:03pm at 101 S. Lewis in Springfield.  A cab driver was dispatched to pick up a fair and upon arrival a black male with short dreadlocks, wearing black shorts approached the cab.  The black male opened the door, put a gun to the drivers head and robbed him of his tip money.  The suspect fled west on foot and fired several shots at the cab as he ran away.   If you have any information about this Robbery or any crime, you can stay completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.  You can also submit a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US.  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, not your name.


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Bank Robbery

  • 13 August 2019
Bank Robbery
This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a Bank Robbery that occurred on August, 8thth around 4:42pm at UCB Bank located at 2120 Peoria Rd.  In this case a black male entered the bank and approached employee’s, demanding money.  The suspect was wearing sunglasses, a black facemask and a dark blue hoody with a yellow reflective traffic vest over it. He was armed with a handgun and pointed it at employee’s.  The suspect took a large amount of money and fled south 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,...
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Warren Boynton Bank robbery solved

  • 22 November 2013
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Qik-n-Ez Sponsor and Ticket Local

  • 27 September 2013
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SJ-R spotlights 30 years of Crime Stoppers

  • 13 September 2013
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During its 30-year history, the local program, which began as an anti-drug tip line in 1983, has helped close more than 7,170 cases, contributed to more than 4,300 arrests, and assisted in recovering more than $7.56 million in stolen property, cash or drugs. In the last few years, Crime Stoppers has found ways to adapt to the ever-changing technology landscape, according to Ernie Slottag, who’s served as a volunteer member of the organization’s 30-member board since 1998.
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