Burglary to Motor Vehicles

Over the past several weeks there have been numerous burglaries to vehicles at various addresses in Decatur, IL and Forsyth, IL.  Surveillance cameras in the area show the suspects appear to be the same individual(s) wearing different clothing.  If you recognize anyone from the attached photos or their vehicles, please call crime stoppers at 217-423-TIPS (8477).  

*Caution: These suspects are armed*

2022-06-06T14:39:27-05:00June 6, 2022|Crime of the Week|

Crime of the Week 5-31-22

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

On May 24th, at approximately 1:50 A.M. Decatur Police responded to the 1200 block of N Dennis in reference to a shooting.  Officers arrived on scene and observed an individual with gunshot wounds. 

The investigation revealed the victim was asleep on his bed when numerous guns shots were fired into the residence with one round striking the victim in the abdomen and another round which struck him in the back.  The victim would survive and had no suspect information.

A witness observed two subjects dressed in all black running N/B in the 1700 block of W Grand after the shooting.  The subjects were both approximately 5’9” tall and 150lbs. 

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.

2022-05-31T14:23:25-05:00May 31, 2022|Crime of the Week|

Crime of the week 5/9/22

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

There have been several robberies to Decatur businesses over the past couple weeks.   In each of these robberies a lone suspect will enter the business armed with a crowbar when there is little to no other customers.  The suspect will then threaten the employees and take an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspect then flees the business on foot in an unknown direction. 

The suspect is described as a heavier set b/m, dressed in a black hooded zip up shirt, and black pants.  The suspect has his face covered by either a black ski mask or balaclava.   

If you have any information regarding these robberies, 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.

2022-05-09T15:39:22-05:00May 9, 2022|Crime of the Week|

Crime of the week 5/2/22

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

On April 23rd, at approximately 10:05 PM, Decatur Police responded to Roosevelt Apartments located at 701 W Grand in reference to a shooting. 

Officers arrived on scene and observed numerous individuals in the area.  Three of these individuals were struck by gunfire with one victim later expiring from his injuries.

The investigation revealed there was a gathering on the west side of Roosevelt apartments when two individuals began shooting multiple shots towards individuals in the crowd.  These two suspects then ran in a W/B direction towards Pine Street.

Both suspects were described as taller b/m’s, with a thin build.  The suspects were observed wearing dark colored clothing.   

If you have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS.  You may also call the detective bureau directly at 217-424-2734. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,500 for information that leads to an arrest on this homicide.  Thank you.

2022-05-02T09:23:05-05:00May 2, 2022|Crime of the Week|

Crime of the week 4-11-22

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

Over the past several weeks there have been numerous burglaries in Decatur to various gaming parlors as well as restaurants with gaming machines.

These burglaries occur in the early morning hours and are often discovered by employees who observe forced entry to the business.  In most of the burglaries the suspect will steal or attempt to steal cash located in the gaming machines.  

The suspect in most of these burglaries appears to be a w/m, wearing black hooded shirt, and ski mask.

If you have any information regarding these burglaries, 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.

2022-04-11T10:53:16-05:00April 11, 2022|Crime of the Week|

Crime of the week 4-4-22

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

On March, 5th 2022 at approximately 8:30 PM Decatur Police responded to the 100 block of S Oakland in reference to a pedestrian involved hit and run accident.  Two individuals were severely injured as a result of this hit and run. 

The investigation revealed a blue colored four door sedan was traveling N/B on Oakland at a high rate of speed.  This vehicle struck two individuals and then proceeded E/B on Main Street.

The suspect vehicle has chrome door handles, chrome or alloy rims, and damage to the front driver’s side quarter panel. 

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.

2022-03-31T15:24:25-05:00March 31, 2022|Crime of the Week|

Crime of the Week 3/28/22

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

Between March 18th and March 20th, 2022, there were three separate vehicular hijacking incidents reported to Decatur Police.  In each of these incidents the suspects would display a gun and steal or attempt to steal a Dodge Sedan.  All these incidents occurred on the north side of Decatur. 

The suspects in these incidents were described as black males, mid 20’s, average height, and were wearing masks. 

If you have any information regarding these crimes, 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.

 

2022-03-28T13:26:46-05:00March 28, 2022|Crime of the Week|

Crime of the week 2/14/22

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

On January 7th, 2022, at approximately 2:15 P.M. Decatur Police responded to Woodmound Plaza located in the 3700 block of N Woodford in reference to a shooting.  Officers arrived on scene and observed numerous shell casings of various calibers scattered in the parking lot. 

A victim would show up at a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.  This victim was uncooperative with police. 

Officers spoke to witnesses on scene who were able to describe one of the shooters as a B/M, 5’8”, thin build, wearing a black colored ski mask.  The suspect was observed driving a dark colored Toyota sedan with dark colored rims.  An image of this suspect from a surveillance camera can be seen on the wanted faces tab (22-2). 

If you have any information regarding this shooting, 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.

2022-02-14T11:44:01-06:00February 14, 2022|Crime of the Week|

Crime of the week 1/24/22

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

On January 3rd 2022, at approximately 3:00P.M. Decatur Police responded to the intersection of N Water / E Waggoner in reference to a shooting.  Officers arrived on scene and observed numerous shell casings scattered in the roadway.  A short time after this shooting a gunshot victim arrived at a local hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. 

The investigation revealed a black colored Chevrolet Equinox was traveling North bound on Water Street.  This Chevrolet Equinox was observed to have tinted windows and a gray colored rear bumper.  A front seat passenger in this Equinox was observed leaning out the window holding two handguns when he began shooting at the victim’s vehicle.  The Equinox was observed driving away from the crime scene N/B on Water Street towards Garfield.

The front seat passenger of the Equinox was described as a b/m, in his 20’s, with short hair. 

If you have any information regarding this shooting, 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.

2022-01-24T10:08:23-06:00January 24, 2022|Crime of the Week|

Crime of the week 1/3/22

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

On September 19th, 2021 at approximately 3:20 A.M. Decatur police responded to the 1300 block of E Walnut in reference to a shooting.  Officers arrived on scene and observed two individuals sitting in a parked vehicle who were shot.  One of these two individuals would not survive their injuries. 

Numerous arrests were made in this investigation however we need your help with one more.  Bryan C. Mcgee B/M, 22yoa, 5’7” and 175 lbs is still outstanding and has multiple warrants for his arrest.  One of these warrants is for first degree murder reference this incident.

To view a photo of Bryan, please  click on the “Most Wanted” tab.    

If you know the whereabouts of Bryan or 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 $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest on this homicide.  Thank you.

2022-01-03T09:36:45-06:00January 3, 2022|Crime of the Week|
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