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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about multiple acts of vandalism involving vehicles and homes, which have occurred between April 7th and 13th. Areas affected include Spruce, Pine and Cedar east of 11th, 2100 blk of So 19th, Gregory Ct, and the 1300 & 2500 blk of South Glenwood. Car windows and interiors were damaged, paint scratched and vehicle or residence windows broken. Rocks and BB guns were used in some cases. If you have any knowledge about these acts of criminal damage, please anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or use this website, cashfortips.us, or text us by typing TIP672, then your message and send to CRIMES. If your anonymous tip leads to an arrest a cash reward up to $1000 dollars will be paid. Remember, Crime Stoppers never wants to know who you are, but we do want your tips about crime.
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Vandalism

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about multiple acts of vandalism involving vehicles and homes, which have occurred between April 7th and 13th. Areas affected include Spruce, Pine and Cedar east of 11th, 2100 blk of So 19th, Gregory Ct, and the 1300 & 2500 blk of South Glenwood. Car windows and interiors were damaged, paint scratched and vehicle or residence windows broken. Rock...

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an armed robbery at the “Kut N Up” barbershop at 2002 E Jackson, on 4/4 at 4:45p. Two Black males, one with dreadlocks and a white thermal shirt, the other in a red and black sweatshirt, jeans, with scruffy facial hair, were further described as about 30yrs of age and 6ft tall. Both suspects displayed black handguns and removed mone...

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Thursday, April 03, 2014
Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers needs tips about an armed robbery of the Brooklyn Tavern at 901 S 15th, on March 27th around 2pm. A black male with med skin tone, 6’2 and thin build, wearing a blk ski mask with hand cut triangular eye holes, dark blue sweatshirt and blue jeans displayed a large silver handgun yelling at everyone to get down. The suspect removed cash from the business and was last s...

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Thursday, March 27, 2014
Arson

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an arson which occurred on 7/15/13 at 2790 Fox Bridge RD, The Fox Bridge Bar and Grill, around 01:45 a.m. Unknown persons entered a vacant attached apartment and poured accelerant throughout, then igniting it. The fire caused heavy damage to the building which later had to be demolished. If you have any information about this arson case, or any...

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Friday, March 21, 2014
Crime Stoppers program information.

There are many people who are still very curious about Crime Stoppers and how we work. Crime Stoppers is a registered not for profit corporation, ran by an all volunteer, civilian board of directors. Crime Stoppers is not a Police agency. We collect anonymous tips about criminal activity in order to solve and prevent crime. We are in our 30th yr and stay successful because of the support of our sp...

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