423-TIPS (217-423-8477)
Text DPD33 to 274637

Decatur & Macon County Area Crime Stoppers

Crime Doesn’t Pay But Crime Stoppers Does!

Decatur and Macon County Area Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $2,500 when a felony arrest is made as a result of the information that you provide. Crime Stoppers will also pay $500 or more for information that leads to an arrest on the Crime of the Week. Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name. Enjoy knowing that you made your community a safer place and helped police by removing a criminal from the streets.

Crime of the Week

Crime of the week 1-30-23

Crime Stoppers in the Decatur / Macon County area need your help regarding an aggravated cruelty to an animal.


On January 24th at approximately 8:30A.M., Macon County Deputies were dispatched near the intersection of Illiniwick / Sawyer Rd. just outside of Forsyth. 

Deputies arrived on scene and observed a large breed, brindle colored dog locked inside a crate.  The dog was deceased and appeared to have been neglected for a lengthy period of time. The dog was wearing a collar which contained multi-colored cartoon bones with a pink buckle.  (Photo attached). 


If you recognize the collar on this dog or have any information, 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. In addition, Decatur and Macon County Animal Shelter Foundation has agreed to donate $500 and Humane Society of Decatur and Macon County has also agreed to donate an additional $1,000 for the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for this crime.   Thank you.

Cash Reward Up To $2,500

If your information results in the arrest of an offender, you become eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500.

Your information will remain completely anonymous.

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