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Crime of the Week

Crime of the Week 6-10-24

The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.

On June 2nd, 2024 at approximately 11:55 P.M. Decatur Police responded to Express Tobacco located at 1101 N IL Rt. 48 in reference to a burglary.  Officers arrived on scene and observed forced entry to a window of this building.  Officers checked the business and observed no one inside.  Various merchandise along with an undisclosed amount of US currency was missing.

Surveillance cameras captured two suspects inside the business. Both suspects were wearing facial coverings and appear to be male. The first suspect is wearing a black under armor sweatshirt, blue jeans along with a black colored cross body satchel.  The second suspect is wearing a black t-shirt with a dark gray hooded shirt underneath, black adidas pants with white stripes on the sides, and a multi-colored backpack.

Pictures of the suspects can be observed below.  (Photos Below)

If you have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week.  Thank you.

Past Crimes of the Week

Crime of the Week 6-3-24

The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.

 

In the early morning hours on May 28th, 2024, Decatur Police were made aware of several burglary to motor vehicles that occurred to the businesses of KB Custom Tint and Mcelroy Auto Repair.  These businesses share the same parking lot and are located at 2235 W Mound Rd.

 

Several vehicles on this lot were rummaged through with stereo equipment removed and steering wheel columns damaged.

 

Surveillance footage showed a White Hummer H2 on the lot during the time frame of the burglaries.  A picture of the suspect vehicle can be observed below.

 

If you have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week.  Thank you.

Crime of the Week 5-13-24

The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.

On May 6th, 2024 Decatur Police responded to Main Street Church located at 2000 N Main in reference to a theft of copper piping from several Air Conditioning units. 

The damage caused by the theft will cost the church over $60,000 to fix.  

Witnesses were spoken to who observed a black colored Dodge truck with tinted windows parked near the A/C units a couple days prior to the theft.  The suspect driving this truck was either a White or Hispanic male with a clean-shaven beard. 

If you have any information regarding this theft, please call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week.  Thank you.

Crime of the Week 4-22-24

The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.

In the early morning hours of March 29th, 2024 Decatur Park District Police were notified that an artifact from the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center was missing from the Memorial at Lake Decatur. The artifact was described as a portion of a metal filing cabinet donated from the site of “Ground Zero.”

An investigation ensued, which included review of surveillance imagery from the area. It was determined the artifact appeared to have been removed from the Memorial on the evening of February 15th, 2024.  Surveillance footage showed four suspects who appear to be in their teens, dressed in hooded shirts, around the Memorial site on this date.  (photos below)

If you have any information regarding this crime, please call the Decatur Park District Police at 217-422-5911 or you may call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS.  As always, with Crime Stoppers you do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week.  Thank you.

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