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

On March 29th, 2024 at approximately 2:54 A.M. Decatur Police responded to Tandoori Express located at 1371 N IL Rt. 48 in reference to a burglary.  Officers arrived on scene and observed the glass on the front door to be shattered by a large chunk of concrete.  No suspects were located inside the business. 

Security footage from a nearby business shows an individual who appears to be male (unknown race) wearing a gray hooded shirt, jeans, and white shoes enter the business through the damaged front door.  This suspect was later observed exiting the business carrying a television.   

Taken from the business was a 70” Samsung television among other items which include several business checks.  These stolen checks were later attempted to be cashed at local banks in Decatur. 


The suspect who was on camera attempting to cash the stolen checks is a w/m, driving a black Pontiac Grand Prix with a temporary Illinois Registration.  (Photo of suspect and vehicle 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.