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Armed Robbery to Business

  • 8 July 2020
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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an Armed Robbery at Rally’s, 710 E. South Grand Ave. on Wednesday, June 24th at 2:10am.  Two black female suspects, one armed with a handgun, ordered the employee’s to open the safe and cash drawer then fled south from the business with the money!  One suspect was 5’11” and the other 5’8”, one had a blue face mask on and both were wearing black hooded sweatshirts.  If you have any information about this Armed Robbery, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  If your tip leads to an arrest you will receive a cash reward up to 2500 dollars.  Remember, Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name!

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Upcoming Fundraiser!

  • 1 July 2020
Upcoming Fundraiser!
  This week Crime Stoppers would like to make you aware of our next fundraiser, our 5th annual Rhythm & Brews event, which takes place on Monday, July 13th at Hand Of Fate Brewery, on the square in Petersburg.  Doors open at 5pm and the Whirled Peas take the stage at 6pm.  Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple which gets you a brew of your choice, food and a souvenir koozie!  All health guidelines are being observed!  Come on out and support a great organization working to take criminals off the street!  If you have information about crime, you can provide it anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, submitting a tip on this website, Cashfortips.US or by downloading the P3 app on any mobile device.  If your tip leads to an...
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Save money, Sign-up early

  • 17 November 2019
Save money, Sign-up early

Crimestoppers is once again having our annual Trivia Night.  This year we're hopping on the holiday sales bandwagon and offering a special for all our EARLY BIRDS.  Signup your team before 1/1/2020 and get your table at a discounted rate.  Save up to $50 by taking advantage now for this awesome night of entertainment and help support stopping crime in Sangamon and Menard county.

We're the largest trivia night in the mid-west and we want you to help us better last year's record of 123 tables.  So click "Read More" to learn all about our 2020 Trivia Night!



SJ-R Reports Crime Stoppers Success in 2014

  • 26 December 2014
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Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties is wrapping up 2014 with 88 arrests and the recovery of more than $45,600 in stolen property and narcotics. Badger took over as coordinator of Crime Stoppers in October.

Help catch the most wanted

  • 9 January 2014
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Local police plan to unveil a fresh batch of names and faces for the Springfield Police's Most Wanted list next week. Until then, click inside to browse photos of these elusive fugitives to see if you can help authorities locate them.

Warren Boynton Bank robbery solved

  • 22 November 2013
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A Crime Stoppers Tip led to the arrest of 33 year old Shawn T Graves, who robbed Warren Boynton Bank at 3030 Spring Mill Dr, on 11/4/2013 at 9:40 am. The tip led to a successful investigation by the Springfield Police Detective Bureau.

Qik-n-Ez Sponsor and Ticket Local

  • 27 September 2013
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We want to give a big thanks to Qik-n-Ez for their sponsorship of our 30th annual Community Unity event.  If you'd like to attend tickets may be purchased at any Qik-n-Ez location.

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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