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Crime of the Week

Crime of the Week 7-1-24

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

 

On June 24th, 2024 Decatur Police were dispatched to Decatur Masonic Temple located at 244 W William in reference to a burglary.  Police arrived on scene and observed forced entry to the west side entrance of the building.

Officers checked the building and observed no suspects inside. A witness observed two white suspects on bicycles near the west side of the building prior to police arrival. One suspect was observed to have long blonde hair.

 

The suspect(s) removed various items which included books, swords, and trophies that belonged to several different Masonry Chapters.

 

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 6-10-24

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.

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.

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