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.