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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

September 3, 2015

 

Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties.

This week Crime Stoppers is looking for information which might help police solve multiple reports of burglaries from residences at senior retirement communities. In these burglaries and thefts, unknown persons forced entry into the dwellings during daytime hours - when the occupants were not at home - and stole small items such as jewelry and cash.  Police feel that the thefts are related and need your help with any information you can provide. If you see suspicious persons on private property or in non-public areas of retirement communities, particularly persons with backpacks, call police to check them out.

If you have any specific information which might help us identify these thieves, call Crime Stoppers. Remember, your identity will be anonymous and Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward if your information leads to the arrest. You can call us at 788-8427, you can submit your tip online at cashfortips.us, or by text. Crime Stoppers wants your information, but we don’t want your name.

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Thursday, September 3, 2015
Burglary, Theft

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week September 3, 2015   Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties. This week Crime Stoppers is looking for information which might help police solve multiple reports of burglaries from residences at senior retirement communities. In these burglaries and thefts, unknown persons forced entry into the d...

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Monday, August 31, 2015
School's Opening! Traffic Safety Tips

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week Message August 27, 2015   Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.   This week Crime Stoppers wants to remind you that with schools opening there’s increased pedestrian traffic not only near the schools, but also at bus stops all around the area. Familiarize yourself with these a...

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Monday, August 31, 2015
School's Opening! Traffic Safety Tips

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week Message August 27, 2015   Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.   This week Crime Stoppers wants to remind you that with schools opening there’s increased pedestrian traffic not only near the schools, but also at bus stops all around the area. Familiarize yourself with these a...

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Monday, August 24, 2015
Battery

Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties. This week Crime Stoppers is looking for information about a battery that occurred inside White Oaks Mall on August 6th at approximately 4:40 PM.  The incident occurred on the second floor near the food court.  A 14 year old male was battered by 3 black juvenile males and although the victim was ab...

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Burglary, Theft

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week August 13, 2015 Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties. This week Crime Stoppers is looking for information about an incident in which a number of fire damaged apartments in the Chatham Hills Apartment complex were entered several days after a fire had caused extensive damage to the building. It’s ...

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