Crime of the Week2021-04-07T18:18:29-05:00

Crime of the Week

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*

Past Crimes 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.

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.

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.

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