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

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.

Past Crimes 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.

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.

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.

 

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