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2014 CRIMES

January 11, 2014

Also, on January 11, 2014, Dr. Szigethy reported a break-in at his office. The front door was kicked in. Taken was several televisions and money. ISP Crime Scene Investigations assisted with the scene.

Pusey says if you have any information on these break-ins and/or the person(s) who committed these crimes to please call Crawford County CrimeStoppers at 888-596-STOP.

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2013 CRIMES

December 29, 2013

Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the person(s) who have committed a series of burglaries in Oblong.

On Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, someone kicked in the side door at Rusty Nail Hardware. They were also called to Pizza and More where someone kicked in the side door and took cash.

Pusey says if you have any information on these break-ins and/or the person(s) who committed these crimes to please call Crawford County CrimeStoppers at 888-596-STOP.

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December 27, 2013

Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the person(s) who have committed a series of burglaries in Oblong.

Oblong Police Chief Chad Pusey says several businesses have been broken into.
The first one happened on December 27, 2013 at the Main Street Diner. Someone kicked in the rear door of the restaurant and took money.

Pusey says if you have any information on these break-ins and/or the person(s) who committed these crimes to please call Crawford County CrimeStoppers at 888-596-STOP.

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August 20, 2013

The Robinson Police Department is looking to identify a male suspect entering area Walmart Stores and breaking into the cash register in the Lawn and Garden area.

This has happened so far at the Robinson and Lawrenceville Walmart on 08/07/13. The Marshall Walmart on 08/14/13, and the Vincennes Walmart on 08/15/13. The same suspect is in all the video surveillance from all the stores. After the suspect breaks into the cash register he flees the store and leaves in a silver colored vehicle with tinted windows and a sun roof.

If you have any information please contact Crimestoppers a 1-888-596-STOP.

The Robinson Police Department is looking to identify a male suspect entering area Walmart Stores and breaking into the cash register in the Lawn and Garden area.   This has happened so far at the Robinson and Lawrenceville Walmart on 08/07/13. The Marshall Walmart on 08/14/13, and the Vincennes Walmart on 08/15/13. The same suspect is in all the video surveillance from all the stores. After the suspect breaks into the cash register he flees the store and leaves in a silver colored vehicle with tinted windows and a sun roof.   If you have any information please contact Crimestoppers a 1-888-596-STOP.

The Robinson Police Department is looking to identify a male suspect entering area Walmart Stores and breaking into the cash register in the Lawn and Garden area.   This has happened so far at the Robinson and Lawrenceville Walmart on 08/07/13. The Marshall Walmart on 08/14/13, and the Vincennes Walmart on 08/15/13. The same suspect is in all the video surveillance from all the stores. After the suspect breaks into the cash register he flees the store and leaves in a silver colored vehicle with tinted windows and a sun roof.   If you have any information please contact Crimestoppers a 1-888-596-STOP.

The Robinson Police Department is looking to identify a male suspect entering area Walmart Stores and breaking into the cash register in the Lawn and Garden area.   This has happened so far at the Robinson and Lawrenceville Walmart on 08/07/13. The Marshall Walmart on 08/14/13, and the Vincennes Walmart on 08/15/13. The same suspect is in all the video surveillance from all the stores. After the suspect breaks into the cash register he flees the store and leaves in a silver colored vehicle with tinted windows and a sun roof.   If you have any information please contact Crimestoppers a 1-888-596-STOP.

 

July 31, 2013

The Robinson Police Department is looking for information regarding a theft of a 37” flat screen television from the 800 blk. of N. Jefferson St., Robinson IL. The television was taken sometime during the night of 07/31/13 or early morning hours of 08/01/13. The television is a Element brand with a custom made cover with two pockets on the front. Anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers at 1-888-596-STOP(7867).

July 29, 2013

On 7-29-13 the Crawford County Sheriff's Dept. took a report of a blue and white 1996 Yamaha XT225 stolen from a residence in the 800 block of 1700N. The motorcycle was taken between July 27th and July 28th. The motorcycle doesn’t have the side covers on it. Anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers at 1-888-596-STOP(7867).

 

April 1, 2013

The Crawford County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fire that occurred south of Palestine Sunday evening around 8:00p.m. The fire was started at an abandon house 1 mile west of Rt. 33 on 475N. This was yet another fire of several that have occurred over the past several years, all of which occurred in the area south of Palestine. The last two fires set on New Year's Day of this year.

The Robinson Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle theft the occurred at 310 N. Howard St., Robinson. Taken was a 1995 Pearl White Cadillac with Illinois registration PWGTGB2. The vehicle was taken sometime between 7:15p.m on 03/31/13 and 2:00a.m. 04/01/13.

If you have any information regarding either of these crimes please call 1-888-596-STOP.

January 1, 2013
Crawford County CrimeStoppers and the Crawford County Sheriff's Department are asking for your help in solving two fires on New Year's Day southeast of Palestine.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who started these fires.

In addition to the reward offered by CrimeStoppers, private rewards totaling $1,500 is also being offered bringing the total to $2,000.

According to law enforcement, these are just two of several suspicious fires in that area. Anyone with information on these fires can call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867), the CCSD at 1-618-546-1515 or go to crimestopperscc.org.

You can collect your cash reward and still remain anonymous.

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2012 CRIMES


September 13, 2012
Crawford County CrimeStoppers and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department needs your help in solving the break-ins and theft at several area churches.

The CCSD reports that electronic equipment was stolen from four rural Crawford County churches sometime between Sept. 8, 2012 Saturday night and on Sept. 9, 2012 early Sunday morning.

Pleasant Grove Church, east of Belair, and Grace United Methodist Church, Oak Grove Church and Pleasant View Church, all south of Palestine, reported the theft to the Crawford County Sheriff's office Sunday morning.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed these thefts.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office at 1-618-546-1111 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.

Crime doesn't pay but CrimeStoppers does.

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April 11, 2012
Crawford County CrimeStoppers and the Robinson Police Department needs your help in solving an area crime.

The Robinson Police Department says that sometime between 5:45 pm on March 30, 2012, and 12:50 pm on March 31, 2012, unknown subject(s) broke into a residence located at 800 East Southwind , lot #33 and committed a theft.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this break in.
Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Robinson Police Department at 1-618-546-1111 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.

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March 7, 2012
Crawford County CrimeStoppers and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department needs your help in solving a theft of a four-wheeler.

On March 7, 2012, William Flynn of rural Oblong reported his 2008 Yamaha Raptor 700 four wheeler stolen.

It is believed that the four wheeler was taken sometime between 10:15 p.m. March 6 and 6:30 a.m. March 7. The theft occurred in the 700 block of 150E. The four wheeler is red and white with aluminum nerf bars, black back rack, Mud Lite brand rear tires and a “no cry babies” sticker on it.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this theft.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office at 1-618-546-1111 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.

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February 12, 2012

Crawford County CrimeStoppers and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department needs your help in solving an area crime.

On February 12, 2012, the glass door to the Country Oasis in Stoy was discovered shattered. Entry was made and several bottles of Captain Morgan Rum, Cartons of Marlboro and Camel cigarettes as well as a Miller Lite sign were taken.

The Midway Steak House had damage to the front door but no entry was made.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this break in.
Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.

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January 23, 2012

The Robinson Police Department and Crawford County CrimeStoppers needs your help solving an area crime.

On Monday, January 23, 2012, the homeowner at 1403 South Robb in Robinson, reported a residential burglary to the Robinson Police Department. It is believed that the burglary occurred sometime during the weekend of Jan. 21 - 22, 2012.

Items taken were an XBOX 360 Console, a Wii console, both XBOX and Wii games, two lap top computers and a 52 inch LCD TV.
Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $300 reward on information that leads to the arrest and convivtion of the person(s) who committed this crime.
Anyone with information can contact the Robinson Police Department at 1-618-546-1111 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867).

You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.
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January 23, 2012

The Robinson Police Department and Crawford County CrimeStoppers needs your help solving an area crime.

The Robinson Police Department is investigating a break-in at SK8 and Sport skating rink located at 1705 W. Main. It is believed that the subject(s) entered building an attempted to gain access to a vending machine. The machine sustained a considerable amount of damage.

Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $300 reward on information that leads to the arrest and convivtion of the person(s) who committed this crime.
Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Robinson Police Department at 1-618-546-1111 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867).

You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.
Crime doesn't pay but CrimeStoppers does.
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January 23, 2012

Crawford County CrimeStoppers and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department needs your help in solving an area crime.

On January 22, 2012, Cheryl M. Lawhead reported that her house in the 1500 block of 700N Robinson, had been shot at with a rifle. Deputies found where someone had fired at the front of the house and on the West side of the house.

Anyone with information can contact the CCSO or CrimeStoppers.

Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $100 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this crime.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867).
You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.
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2011 CRIMES

December 13, 2011

The Robinson Police Department urges everyone, especially this time of year, to lock all unattended vehicles, secure your residence and leave lights on if you are going to be away.

Notify a trust-worthy person or the law enforcement if you are going to be away for a significant amount of time. Contact law enforcement of all suspicious activity in your neighborhood.

Not everyone has the Christmas spirit.

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December 9, 2011

The Robinson Police Department and Crawford County CrimeStoppers needs your help solving an area crime.

During the early afternoon hours of December 9, 2011, a white male with dirty blond hair, clean shaven and looked to be approx. 22 years old, entered a residence located  in the north west part of Robinson.

The male subject was wearing dirty tan Carhart type jacket and a red ball cap.
The subject left the residence when he noticed people were at home.

Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $100 reward on information on this home invasion.

December 13, 2011

The Robinson Police Department and Crawford County CrimeStoppers needs your help in solving several vehicle break-ins.

While the Robinson Police Dept. have made several arrests in recent months regarding thefts from motor vehicles, this trend of criminal activity is continuing.

Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $100 reward on information on the break-ins.

December 7, 2011

December 4, 2011 and December 6, 2011.

On Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Veronica Smith, of rural Hutsonville reported that a gold snake shaped pendant with 7 diamonds, a gold ladies size 7 gold ring with an emerald the emerald has diamonds around it, a gold small hoop set of earrings and a gold and silver heart pendant with diamonds on both sides of the heart were stolen from her residence sometime between 4 pm on Dec. 4, 2011 and 12 noon on Dec. 6, 2011.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this theft.

November 28, 2011

Monday, November 28, 2011, in the 700 block of 1000th St., in Robinson.

Chris Wesley reported to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department that sometime between 9:30 am and 10:20 am on Nov. 28, someone entered a service door to the garage by forcing it open with a blunt object, causing a large amount of damage to door and door its frame.

The thieves stole a Ruger 357 handgun in a gray nylon with black trim zip up case, silver Masonic ring in black ring case, a silver Serkisof pocket watch and black ring case with guitar pick and 2 keys.

Entry was made into residence and drawers in master bedroom were gone through and items left on the floor. A tan pillow case was missing which is assumed was used to take items from residence.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this theft.


November 11, 2011

On Nov. 11, 2011, at 10 a.m. Lonnie Escue of Followell Construction Company reported someone stole a 2001 New Holland TN 75 tractor from a construction site just south of 2000N along 1250E which is east of Annapolis sometime over the weekend.

Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this crime.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.
Crime doesn't pay but CrimeStoppers does.
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November 10, 2011

On November 10, 2011, Martin Township Road Commissioner Donald Sisil reported that two stops signs and four weight limit signs were stolen from roads in Martin Township within the past week. Sisil said that the wooden posts the signs were on were cut with a chainsaw.

Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this crime.


Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.
Crime doesn't pay but CrimeStoppers does.
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October 22, 2011

On Oct. 22, 2011, Jerry Snider reported that someone broke into his cabin located near 1275E south of 250N. It is believed the break in occurred sometime between Oct. 20, 2011 and Oct. 21, 2011.  Items taken were; a wood splitting maul, shovel, propane lanterns, wall clock silverware, sleeping bags, 17 lb. propane tank, beer keg fish fryer, lamp oil and propane lantern tanks.  The front door was forced open.

Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this crime.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.

Crime doesn't pay but CrimeStoppers does.

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October 11, 2011

Crawford County CrimeStoppers and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department needs your help in solving an area crime.

On October 8, 2011, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department took a theft report from the Village of Flat Rock.  Someone cut and took electrical wiring off of the two pavilions in the Flat Rock Park.  This has happened since the Flat Rock Homecoming in early August. 

CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this theft.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.

Crime doesn't pay but CrimeStoppers does.

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September 7, 2011
UPDATED
Crawford County CrimeStoppers and the Crawford County Sheriff's Department needs your help solving a burglary that happened on Monday, August 29. 2011.

Dependable Electric located near the Crawford/Jasper county line on Rt. 33 was burglarized on Monday, August 29, 2011.

Owner Phillip Rich reported 12 buckets of various gauge new copper wire with a value of near $5000 were stolen.

The stolen wire was being stored in 12 five gallon plastic buckets, some black and some white in color. The black buckets are plain but the white buckets have the word “ESSEX” in large red letters on the side.

CCSD is asking the public to contact them if you have seen these buckets anywhere, like in the bed of a truck or around someone’s home.

Contact Chief Deputy Cravens at 618-546-1515 or remain anonymous and receive a reward by calling Crawford County CrimeStoppers at 888-596-7867.

CrimeStoppers is offering an additional $500 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this crime.

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August 17, 2011

CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the person(s) who stole a BPS 12 gauge shotgun from a home in rural Flat Rock.

On August 17, 2011, Lance C. Decker of rural Flat Rock reported that a Browning BPS 12 gauge shotgun was taken from his property sometime August 16 and August 17.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.

August 15, 2011

The Crawford County Sheriff's Department and Crawford County CrimeStoppers needs you help solving an area crime.

On August 15, 2011, Philip Rich with Dependable Electric located at 728 E ST HWY 33 west of Oblong reported that someone entered his business and stole about 400 lbs of stripped and cut copper wire.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this burglary.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Crawford County Sheriff's Department, or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.

August 15, 2011
The Hutsonville Police Department, Village of Hutsonville and Crawford County CrimeStoppers need your help with a series of burglaries that happened on Monday, August 8, 2011 in Hutsonville.

The Hutsonville Police are investigating several burglaries which occurred during the overnight hours of Monday, August 8, 2011. At least three garages or sheds were entered along with at least three vehicles. Items stolen include money, gasoline cans and digital equipment. It is believed that a dark colored small sized car with moderately loud exhaust is involved in the crimes.

Hutsonville Police Department also believes there were likely other victims and they encourage anyone who suspects they may have been burglarized to make a report.

Crawford County CrimeStoppers and the Village of Hutsonville have teamed up to offer a $1,000.00 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed these crimes.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Hutsonville Police Department at 618-546-1515, email at hutsonvillepolice@gmail.com, or via Facebook or Twitter, or by calling CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and receive a cash award.

Crime doesn't pay but CrimeStoppers does.
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June 19, 2011
The Crawford County Sheriff's Department and CrimeStoppers needs your help.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $200 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the person(s) who damaged a vehicle belonging to Robinson resident, Mark Wampler.

On June 16, 2011, at 7:35 a.m. Mark Wampler reported to the Crawford County Sheriff's Department that sometime while his 2005 Pontiac G6 was parked at his residence or while it was parked at Eagle Theater around 11 p.m. on June 16, someone keyed it along the passenger side. Wampler lives in the 1000 block of north Sacramento Drive.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may receive a cash award.
Crime doesn't pay but CrimeStoppers does.

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May 6 & 7th, 2011
Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who broke into an area residence sometime between May 6 and 7.

On May 7, 2011, Crawford County Sheriff Deputies investigated a burglary to a residence in the 900E block along 1500N where the following items were reported missing:  yellow plastic tool box, red small air compressor, case of water, green Weed Eater brand leaf blower, red Mantis tiller and red air tank with the glass missing from the gauge.  This burglary occurred sometime between May 6, and May 7, at 1:38 p.m.

Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who broke into an area residence on May 7.

On May 7, 2011, Crawford County Sheriff Deputies investigated a burglary to a
residence in the 1200N block of 920E where the following items were reported missing:  15” Hewlett Packard laptop computer, Panasonic 5-6 multi-player DVD, green pillow case, wooden jewelry box with two glass doors and a flower design on the front containing misc. jewelry.  This burglary occurred sometime between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the May 7.

Anyone with information on these burglaries can contact the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may receive a cash award.

Crime doesn’t pay but CrimeStoppers does.
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2010 CRIMES

June 20, 2010
Cash was taken from the Wabash Coffee House in Hutsonville.

June 19, 2010
Holes were cut in a pool at 415 E. Harrison St. in Palestine and items were taken from a Jeep at 421 E. Market St. in Palestine.

June 17, 2010
Four tires were punctured and the body of a pickup was dented at 401 S. Taylor St. in Oblong.

June 12, 2010
Several GPS units and a $2500 set of golf clubs were taken from vehicles and a garage in the 400 block of N. Grant St. in Oblong.

June 12, 2010
A GPS unit was taken from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of W. Ohio in Oblong.

June 12, 2010
A swimming pool was cut in the 200 block of S. Jackson St. in Oblong and on W. Michigan St. someone entered a garage and poured chainsaw oil on a motorcycle.

June 12, 2010
Three four wheelers were stolen from 307 W. Illinois St. in Oblong.

May 31, 2010
Metal shavings were put in the oil tanks and an unknown substance was put in the hydraulic fluids of three tractors at 5433 E 900th Ave. in rural Robinson

If you have any information on any of these crimes, please call 888-596-STOP. You can get a cash reward and remain anonymous.

March 27, 2010
Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who broke into a cart storage shed at Oak Glen Golf Course where they stole several items.

On March 27, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. Crawford County Sheriff's deputies were called to the Oak Glen Golf Course to investigate a burglary.  Golfing items were taken from golf carts inside the cart storage shed.  The following are items that were taken:  Black and White Titlist golf bag, 3 thru 9 irons, Cleavland High Boar Driver, Adams Wood, Titlist 4 Wood, Cadillac Putter, Extra Long Driver, Bag and full set of Callaway clubs with covers, Bag and full set of Callaway irons, G15 Ping Driver, various woods and covers.  The burglary occurred sometime since March 22, 2010.
 
Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $100 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who stole a ladder from the back of a pickup in Oblong.
On March, 27, 2010, Charles Barnbrook, of Robinson, reported to the Crawford County Sheriff's Department that a 20 foot Aluminum Extension ladder stolen out of the bed of his truck while it was parked in front of 204 N. Wilson St. in Oblong.
Remember, if you hear something, or see something, say something!
 

The Crawford County Sheriff's Department is looking for the owner of a 16 food car hauler that was found in a ditch near Stoy.

On March 27, 2010 Crawford County deputies recovered a 16 foot red heavy duty car hauler in the ditch along ST HWY 33 in front of Midway Meat & Deli.  The trailer had detached from a vehicle and went into the ditch.  The trailer did not have any identification on it.  The trailer has been impounded until the owner reports to the Sheriff’s Office.

 

2009 CRIMES

 

December 22, 2009
Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who are responsible for a break in a few days before Christmas in the Hutsonville area.

On Dec. 22, 2009, Harry Myles rural Hutsonville reported items taken out of his barn.  Myles reported the following items missing:  a heavy brown high rise double cinch strap Sempco saddle, three bridles, one 27 inch and one 29 inch draft collars initials BM are branded into the collars, a set of electric Oscar ear clippers, and some scrap iron.  Myles last saw the items approx a week ago.  Anyone with information that could help solve this crime can contact the CCSO or CrimeStoppers at 1888-596-STOP. You can remain anonymous and still collect a reward.

Remember if you hear something, or see something, say something!


November 24 , 2009

On Nov. 21, 2009, Jamie D. Henry of Oblong reported that someone put an unknown substance in her gas tank while it was parked in the 200 block of south Grant Street in Oblong. Henry believes the incident took place sometime between 11 p.m. on Nov. 20 and 9 a.m. on Nov.21. Anyone with information to this case can contact the CCSO or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-596-STOP.
CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this crime.
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August 26, 2009
Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward that leads to arrest and conviction of the person(s) who are responsible for several burglaries in Robinson.

The Crawford County Sheriff's Department (CCSD) is investigating the break-in of several garages in the Bob White Lane area. Residents reported to the CCSD that sometime between August 18, and August 19, 2009, someone entered garages and stole six fishing poles worth approximately $300 to $400, one was an Ultra Lite pole. There were also three tackle boxes stolen, two of the tackle boxes were Plano brand and one was a Bass Pro brand. The boxes are described as being black, off-white and tan.

Anyone with information on the burglaries can call the CCSD at 546-1515, or contact Crawford County CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867). You may remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.
Remember, if you hear something, or see something, say something!

July 31, 2009
On July 28, 2009, Kathleen Henry of rural Oblong reported a burglary at her residence that occurred on July 19, between 11 am and 9 pm. Items taken were two necklaces and a bracelet in a leather pouch. One necklace was a 22 inch long 14 ct gold chain and had a gold medallion the other necklace was a black onyx with a Dana (Victor Dana) charm with diamonds on it, the bracelet was a 14 ct gold double chain. Anyone with information on this crime can contact the CCSO or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-596-STOP (7867). A $250 reward is being offered on information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the Person(s) who committed this crime. You may remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.
Remember, if you see something, or hear something, say something!

July 6, 2009
Crawford County CrimeStoppers and the Palestine Police Department are asking for your help in solving a pair of crimes that resulted in someone turning off electrical power to Palestine High School and at Brock's Food Town.

The criminal activity at the school and grocery store has resulted in substantial losses at both locations due to refrigeration systems being down.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed these crimes.

If anyone has information regarding the crimes, please call the Palestine Police at 586-2464 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-592-STOP (7867).

You may remain anonymous and still receive a cash reward.
Remember, if you hear something, or see something, say something!

June 15, 2009
On 6-15-09 Jack Snider, Licking Township Road Commissioner reported approximately 15 road signs taken within Licking Twp sometime over the weekend. Signs taken were: Stop, high water, water over road and curve signs.

June 14, 2009
On 6-14-09 reports were taken of mailboxes being smashed in the area 450N and 1000E. All the mailboxes had been ran over by a vehicle. It is believed the damage was done during the nighttime hours of Saturday night and early hours of Sunday morning.

May 18, 2009
On 5-14-09 Deputies were called to the Larrabee Storage Units at 6146 E 1050TH Ave. in reference to some of the storage units being broken into. Sometime between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. on the 13th someone cut the locks off of fourteen storage units. The following items were known to have been taken: a Blue 1990 Honda TRX300FW 4-wheeler, Sears table saw, Sears cut off saw, Sony movie camera with all attachments, approximately fifteen boxes filled with clothing and hardware, black Fisher Stereo system with 10 disc cd changer.

SOLVED
May 10, 2009

On 5-10-09 Deputies were called to the Bible Chapel Church on 950TH avenue to investigate a burglary. Someone entered the church between 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on this date. Entry was made through a back door, which the window was busted, and the doorknob broken off. The church was ransacked and the following items were missing, a Radio Shack Wireless Lapel Microphone, a Hamilton Beach Electric Automatic Oven Roaster, a Xinjie Ceramic Decorative Angel, a New Box of Heavy Duty Drum Liners, a Partial Box of Capri-Sun Juice Drinks and a New Box of Yoo-Hoo Chocolate Drinks. SOLVED

May 8, 2009
On 5-8-09 CCSD Deputies were called to the Arvin Motel Storage Units on outer East Main Street, Robinson to investigate a burglary. Three storage units had locks cut off of them and at least a Sanyo 19" colored television, a yellow/red Yamaha Acoustic Guitar with a Gibson Case, an old Hewlett Packard Armada Laptop Computer, a bag of assorted foreign coins, a bag of coins dating from 1940’s to 2009 were reported missing.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 combined reward for information on the suspect(s) that results in the arrest and conviction of the May 8th, 10th. & 18th burglary's. You may receive a cash reward and still remain anonymous!

May 7, 2009
At 8:15 p.m., Roger Martin owner of storage units East of Oblong reported that three storage units had the locks cut on them and as of now it is only known that a Hewlett-Packard Photosmart Printer and two 100-foot sections of 8/3 220-volt electrical extension cords were taken.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward for information on the suspect(s) that results in his arrest and conviction. You may receive a cash reward and still remain anonymous!

March 8, 2009
Ralph Osborn reported that his workshop had been broken into during the morning hours on that date. Item taken were: a Ford Blue Silver Beauty 185 amp mig welder, a black Jackson Welding Helmet with automatic lens, a 12-14 inch Echo 3000 chain saw, a 7 inch Milwaukee side grinder and a yellow and black 8 1/4 inch Pro Tech mitre saw.

March 8, 2009
William Brackett reported that a Ruger Black Hawk with a 7 inch stainless steel barrel with light green handles was taken from his residence at 102 W. Clover, in Hutsonville. It is believed that the theft occurred either Saturday, March 7 or Sunday March 8.

February 13, 2009
Berle Shoulders reported his dog box and tool box stolen out of the back of a pickup truck while it was parked in the area of 1300E and 100N. The theft occurred between 6:30 pm and 8:30 am.

The dog box was a Diamond Deluxe with top storage. Items stored in the dog box were: 1 Maxima Tracker 5000 with extra collar, 1 Garmin Astro Dog and hunter gps, 1 Gold Pro 21/20 light, 1 Pro Lite 26 volt, 1 TRX 1000 with 3 collars, 1 Trashbreaker Ultra g2 exp shocking collar with 2 collars, 3 Marshall Light collars, 1 Classic One Dog 70 g2 exp shocker, 3 lead straps for dogs, 2 coon squallers and 2 hunting knives.

The tool box was a white Delta Tool Box. Items in the box were: 1 pair of muck boots with Dans Snake Chaps, 1 floor jack, 1 Stihl 20 inch chain saw and 1 log chain.

Anyone with information about this theft can call the Crawford County Sheriff's Department or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP.

You can remain anonymous.
Remember, if you hear something, or see something, say something!


February 1, 2009
ARREST HAS BEEN MADE
by the Oblong Police Dept, Jan. 18, 2010

CrimeStoppers and the Oblong Police Department need you help in finding the person who broke into the Oblong IGA Food Center at 4:20 am on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009. The suspect is 5 foot 4 inches tall with a slight built. He made entrance into the building by removing a board above the door on the north side of the store. He crawled through an 8 1/2 inch space above the door. He was wearing a blue jean jacket over a grey hooded sweat shirt. He was also wearing a ball cap, black shoes, jeans and gloves. The robber took $3,000 in cash and $1,500 in tobacco products. He left the store by the front door at 4:53 am. It is believed he fled on foot. Surveillance video of the robbery is being enhanced by the Illinois State Police Crime Lab and will be released to the CrimeStoppers website at a later date.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward for information on the suspect that results in his arrest and conviction. You may receive a cash reward and still remain anonymous!
ARREST HAS BEEN MADE
by the Oblong Police Dept, Jan. 18, 2010

January 19, 2009
On Nov. 15, 2008, someone broke in to a home at 6672 N 400th St., in Robinson. A number of items were taken in the burglary including a laptop computer, DVD’s, a Ninetendo Wii, games, jewelry and food. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department says the home has been burglarized twice in the last year.
Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward on information, leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who committed this crime.

Jan. 13, 2009
CrimeStoppers is offering a $300 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of an unknown person(s) who attacked a woman behind an area restaurant.

The Robinson Police Department received a report on Monday, Jan. 12, at about 7:40 pm, that a woman had been attacked behind the Triple T Restaurant in Robinson.

According to Sarah E. Robinson, of Hutsonville, a white male wearing a red hat struck her in the back of the head while she was taking the garbage from the restaurant to the dumpster. Nothing was taken and the reason for the attack is unknown.

Anyone with information on the attack can call the Robinson Police Department or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-7867.

January 10, 2009
Ashley Miller reported that someone broke four windows out of her 1990 Plymouth sometime during the night in front of the apartments at 105 N. Wilson Street in Palestine. Anyone with information may contact the Crawford County Sheriff's Office at 546-1515 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-STOP (7867)

October 21, 2008
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $500 reward for information on a break-in at Dollar General in Robinson. On the night of October 21, 2008, someone broke into the store and took an undisclosed amount of money from the safe. If you have any information, please call 888-596-STOP. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward. You can remain anonymous and still collect your reward.

 

 

2008 CRIMES

 

August 27, 2008
Stolen Horse

Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $250 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) that stole a horse from rural Flat Rock on August 23, 2008. The horse is 15-and-a-half hands high and is white with some brown marks, including a brown medicine cap on its head. It has blue eyes. The horse was not wearing a halter, but a halter from another horse was taken. Sheriff's Deputies say it appears that someone cut a fence at the farm to gain access to the farm.

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Medicine Hat Paint Gelding With Blue Eyes
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Stolen Copper

Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $250 reward for information in leading to the arrest of the person(s) that stole copper in Hutsonville. Someone broke into Lexel in Hutsonville on the weekend of August 23, 2008 and took two rolls of #1 copper.

Car Burglaries

Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $100 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) that broke into cars in rural Robinson on the night of August 23, 2008 and the morning of August 24. The incident happened at the "A Frames". Four people reported that their cars were broken into and witnesses did see three males running from the area. The items stolen include an in-dash CD and DVD player, seven DVDs, a Browning Camo Compound Bow, a Punch 225 Stereo car amp and gray speaker box.

August 22, 2008
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $250 reward for information leading to the arrest in an arson in Oblong.

Police Chief Chad Pusey says someone set the home at 403 West Illinois on fire.

The fire happened at 2:04 a.m. on August 16, 2008.

If you have any information, please call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP.

August 19, 2008
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the man that robbed the Casey State Bank in Flat Rock on August 14, 2008.

At 12:42 on August 14th, a white man in his mid 30s entered the bank and robbed it. He was about 5'4", around 200 pounds with long, curly brown/blonde hair, and was wearing a blue cap, green T-shirt, khaki shorts, white socks and white shoes. He was also seen in a tan/cream colored Buick Regal from that appeared to be around a 2000-2002 model.

Robbery of the Casey State Bank in Flat Rock on August 14, 2008.Robbery of the Casey State Bank in Flat Rock on August 14, 2008.Robbery of the Casey State Bank in Flat Rock on August 14, 2008.
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August 19, 2008, Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the man that robbed the Casey State Bank in Flat Rock on August 14, 2008.August 19, 2008, Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the man that robbed the Casey State Bank in Flat Rock on August 14, 2008.August 19, 2008, Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the man that robbed the Casey State Bank in Flat Rock on August 14, 2008.

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June 2, 2008
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest in these incidents.

Several tools were stolen from the back yard of a home in the 100 block of Tampa.
About $1000 of tools and accessories were stolen from a truck in the 200 block of West Chaplin.

A gas tank on a lawnmower and a weed eater were stolen from the 1500 block of South Park.

If you have any information, you can call 888-596-STOP or log on to crimestopperscc.org. You can remain anonymous and still collect your cash reward.

CASE SOLVED
April 11, 2008
Crawford County Crimestoppers Offers $1000 Reward For Driver Information

(Robinson, IL) -- Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arre

st of the people involved in hitting 5-year-old Codie Pusey in Sullivan County, Indiana Tuesday night. Pusey is a former Oblong, Illinois resident.

The Indiana State Police say the suspect vehicle is a red, 4-door passenger car with customization to the lower body, and a rear spoiler on the trunk. They say it also has fuzzy dice hanging from the mirror and a fairly loud exhaust. They believe that the car has front end damage and possible windshield damage. They also believe that three teenagers were in the car at the time and the driver may be a male.

Codie Pusey was airlifted to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis after the accident and he remains there.

The $1000 reward is the largest reward offered by Crimestoppers to date.

Information to Crimestoppers is anonymous and you can still collect a cash reward. You can call 888-596-STOP or you can go to http://www.crimestopperscc.org.

CASE SOLVED
March 31, 2008

Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $250 reward to find some stolen guns.

Earl Schoncheck had two shotguns taken from the car wash at 1316 West Main on Saturday.

If you have any information about who took these guns, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP or log on to http://www.crimestopperscc.org. You can remain anonymous and still collect your cash reward.

February 18, 2008
Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for information in a pair of cases.

On February 17, Jeremy Powers reported to police that someone threw a brick through the rear window of his 1991 Ford Mustang while it was parked at his home at 1314 North Jefferson in Robinson.

On February 17th, police took a report that someone stole a two-to-three foot tall Colorado Blue Spruce tree from 501 East Pine.

If you have any information on either of these cases, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP or log on to www.crimestopperscc.org. You can remain anonymous and still collect your cash reward.

February 11, 2008
(Robinson) -- Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering $250 rewards on a pair of weekend burglaries.

One happened at the old Crawford County Electronics building on South Reed Street. Someone took copper wire from the building.

The other happened at Skate and Sport. Someone broke in and took cash and checks.

Crimestoppers is putting $250 rewards on each burglary. If you have any information, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP or go to crimestopperscc.org. You can remain anonymous and still collect your cash reward.

January 14, 2008
Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for information on a pair of burglaries.

Jeffrey Newlin reported that someone took a 2100 Deminsion Dell desktop, a Sanyo 19" television, a DVD player and some miscellaneous items.

David Simpson reported a Blued Smith & Wesson model 39 9mm hand gun, an Insperion 9300 Dell laptop, a 3300 Dell tower computer, a Black MamBa Antique Recurve Bow and some alcohol was taken from him home.

If you have any information, you can call 888-596-STOP or go to www.crimestopperscc.org. You can remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.

January 9, 2008
Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for whoever opened valves on oil tanks.

On January 6th, R&B Resources reported to the Sheriff's Office that someone opened valves to oil tanks at the Hargis Lease on 1500N west of 200E.

The Ross Oil Company reported that someone opened valves on tanks at the Hanes Lease a half-mile south of 1600N on 225E.

Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $500 reward for information in the case and the Ross Oil Company is offering a $2000 reward.

If you have any information, please call 888-596-STOP. You can remain anonymous and still collect your cash reward.


2007 CRIMES

 

November 12, 2007
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest in a stolen vehicle case.

Someone stole a blue 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup from 902 North Howard and then drove the vehicle through the Arbors North Building in Robinson.

Both the building and truck had extensive damage.

If you have any information, please call 888-596-STOP or go to crimestopperscc.org. You can remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.

October 30, 2007
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $100 reward for information in some overnight fires.

Small fires were started in the 100 block of East Cherry, in front of 204 East Magnolia, and in front of 1002 North Lincoln Street in Robinson. The fires only damaged a couple of trash cans.

They happened in the early morning hours of October 30.

If you have any information, call 888-596-STOP or log on to www.crimestopperscc.org. You can remain anonymous and still collect your cash reward.

October 24 and October 26, 2007
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $250 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever stole two ATVs.

A red 1985 Honda ATC 110 three-wheeler was stolen from 14688 N 550th Street sometime between October 24 and October 26.

A four-wheeler was taken from 13687 N 300th Street between October 22 and 28. It is a black 2006 Honda TRX FA 500.

If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP or log on to www.crimestopperscc.org. You can remain anonymous and still collect your cash reward.

October 15, 2007
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $250 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever stole an ATV.

The four-wheeler was stolen from 1509 N 1200th St. between 10:00 PM on October 13 and 5:00 PM on October 14. It is a 1998 Honda 300 4Trax with a windshield and it was taken from the garage.

If you have any information, you can call 1-888-596-STOP or go to http://www.crimestopperscc.org. You can remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.

October 11, 2007
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $250 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case of a stolen four wheeler.

The 1996 Honda Foreman was taken from 405 South Franklin Street in Robinson sometime around October 11, 2007. It is green and black.

If you have any information, please call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP.

September 10, 2007
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever is breaking into homes in rural Crawford County. The suspect knocks on the door to see if anyone is home and then takes guns and other valuables. There have been similar burglaries in surrounding counties. If someone is home, the suspect gives a bogus story about why he's there. If you have any information, call 888-596-STOP or log on to www.crimestopperscc.org. You can remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.

July 25, 2007
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $200 reward for information leading to the arrest of the people that were damaging mailboxes on July 22, 2007.

Four mailboxes were damaged in the 1200 block of 1525th Avenue and the 1400 and 1500 blocks of 1300th avenue.

Two four wheelers were seen on 1300th avenue around 9:30 p.m. on the 22nd and one of the riders threw a brick at a mailbox. One of the four wheelers had white fenders and one of the riders was wearing a white shirt and white ball cap.

July 23, 2007
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering $200 rewards in the following burglaries in Robinson:
509 East Mefford (lawn mower)
600 North Cross (cash)
506 North Cross (lawn mower and chipper/shredder)

July 17, 2007
(Robinson) -- Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever broke into Sav-A-Lot in Robinson.
Police say someone cut a hole through the building to get inside sometime during the night of July 16th or in the early morning of July 17th.

June 7, 2007
Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for information on the following crimes:

The Crawford County Sheriff's Department is looking for a male subject. He was wearing a uniform and was driving a shiny, black car. He stopped at a home and told the resident that they had a hole in their roof and he wanted to fix it. The resident told the man that a relative was to arrive soon and they would have them look at it. The male talked a bit more and then kissed the resident on the cheek and left.

Sometime between 5/28/07 and 5/30/07, someone knocked over about 12 tombstones and destroyed a lighted cross at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at 1750N west of 800E.

June 4, 2007
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $750 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or people involved in a series of burglaries in Robinson:

Free Methodist Church on January 30, 2007

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church on January 31, 2007

First United Methodist Church on February 1, 2007

Dr. David Llewellyn's Office on February 1, 2007

Gene's Bargain House on March 10, 2007

Deer Run Golf Course on March 16, 2007

Mendy's Furniture on April 20, 2007

Highland Avenue Baptist Church on April 23, 2007

Family Counseling Center of Crawford County on May 9, 2007

Nuttall Middle School on May 10, 2007

Country Insurance/Crawford Co. Farm Bureau on May 29, 2007

Dr. Charles Price's Office on June 2, 2007

The Corner Place Bar on June 3, 2007.

Police say the burglar or burglars forced their way into the buildings and took cash. Some of the buildings also had vandalism. If you have any information, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP. You can remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.

April 16, 2007
Stolen Property
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $100 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever is behind stealing road signs in Crawford County recently. Anyone with any information can contact Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP. You can remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.

March 25 , 2007
Home Burglary
(Robinson) -- The Robinson Police Department is investigating another home burglary. This one happened at a home in the 500 Block of West Locust Street.

Police say it happened sometime between Friday and Tuesday night. Police says someone forcibly entered the home and took over 300-dollars worth of items in the home.

Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a 250-dollar reward in this case.

If you have any information, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP. You can remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.

February 27, 2007
Attempted abduction of a child

It happened on Feb. 23 at about 9 pm in the 200 block of North Lincoln Street.
The suspect is a white male in his 50’s with gray hair.
Police say he typically wears a green jacket with a hood and black pants.
He has been seen in the north Lincoln Street area for the past two weeks.

Crawford County CrimeStoppers is offering a $250 reward for information leading to the arrest of a person who is responsible for the attempted abduction of a child.

February 9, 2007
CrimeStoppers is offering a $750 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) who are behind several recent break-ins in the Robinson area.
The Free Methodist Church, the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, the First United Methodist Church and Dr. David Llewellyn’s office.
The buildings were ransacked and miscellaneous items were taken.

If you have any information about any of these crimes or may know who committed the break-ins, please call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-596-7867 or the Robinson Police Department.

January 6, 2007 - Theft
On January 6, 2007, Hydro-Wash at 217 East Main Street in Robinson reported that someone broke into their automatic car wash machine and took an undetermined amount of money. Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $150 reward for information leading to an arrest in this case.

 

 

2006 CRIMES

 

December 30, 2006 - Criminal Damage to Property
On December 30, 2006, four cars had their tires slashed while parked in the 1200 and 1300 Blocks of North Jefferson Street in Robinson. Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $100 reward for information leading to an arrest in this case.

October 12, 2006 - Burglary
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever took guns from a house near Porterville. It happened on October 12. Someone broke into Anthony Harp's home at 8406 E 1600th Avenue during daylight hours. They took a number of long guns and handguns. If you have any information, call 888-596-STOP. You can remain anonymous and still collect your cash reward.

Burglaries
There were a series of burglaries from storage units at the ABC Storage Units and Joe's Storage Units in Robinson. Locks were cut to gain entry into the individual units. Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $250 reward.

December 11, 2006
A residential burglary was reported to the Robinson Police Sept. Pansy Karns of 803 N. Franklin reported subject(s) gained force entry to her residence and item were taken from her residence.

December 11, 2006
Aa burglary was reported to have taken place at Dr. Yassin office located at 501 West Main. Entry was gained and items were taken from the office.

November 28, 2006
The Robinson Police Dept. is investigating a residential burglary that took place at the Richard Williamson residence located at 1005 North Howard St.

The burglary was reported to police on 11/23/06.

It appears a pry bar was used at the back to gain access to the residence.

October 31, 2006
Sometime during the night time hours of 10/25/06, subject(s) entered a storage building located in the 500 block of South Reed St. in Robinson. An assortment of hand tools were taken. Robinson Police are investigating.

Robinson Police are investigating a break in that occurred at Robinson High School football concession stand. The break in occurred sometime during the weekend of 10/28/06.

October 12, 2006
Burglary

Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever took guns from a house near Porterville. It happened on October 12. Someone broke into Anthony Harp's home at 8406 E 1600th Avenue during daylight hours. They took a number of long guns and handguns. If you have any information, call 888-596-STOP. You can remain anonymous and still collect your cash reward.

October 2, 2006
The Robinson Police Dept. is investigating a number of lawn ornament thefts that have taken place near the Washington Grade School area. The thefts have occurred over the past few weeks. Possible suspect vehicle is a redish S-10 type pickup truck with a loud muffler.

The Robinson Police Dept. is investigating vandalism and criminal damage that was done to The Pet Shop, located at 108 East Hazel St. in Robinson. The damage is believed to have happened during the night time hours of 09/30/06

August 17th & 28th, 2006
Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering a $500 reward for information to solve two burglaries in Northern Crawford County. The first one happened on Route 1 north of Hutsonville on August 17 and the second happened near Annapolis on August 28. Burglars took cash and jewelry from both homes. The Sheriff's Department says both homes are in rural areas. If you have any information on these two burglaries, call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP. You can remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.

September 11, 2006
The Robinson Police Dept. is investigating the theft of a white and blue 9.9 horsepower Evinrude boat motor. The motor was taken from a boat that was parked behind 811 West Chestnut in Robinson. The theft is believed to have occurred sometime during the 8th or 9th of September.

August 17, 2006
On 08/16/06, a burglary was reported to the Robinson Police Dept. The Burglary occurred at a garage located at 609 West Mulberry. The incident is believed to have occurred between the time of 11:30am and 10:00pm on 08/16/06.

Taken were:
a Craftsman circular saw
an unknown brand circular saw
a Montgomery Ward welder
a complete 174 piece set of craftsman tools in a black Craftsman tool box

August 16, 2006
Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for information to solve a pair of burglaries. The Sheriff's Department got a call that someone vandalized an archaeological dig site east and south of the White Bridge near Palestine. They broke into a lock box and took about 300 dollars worth of tools and also overturned a portable toilet. A witness saw a light blue or teal Geo Tracker convertible in the area with four white males in it. They were described as being between 25 and 30 and heavy set or stocky. They're also investigating a burglary at Snider's Store at 16312 North 25th Street. Someone broke in and took money. If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP or log on to www.crimestopperscc.org.

On July 5, 2006, thieves took items from two locations on East Market Street in Palestine. In the 300 block, they broke into a pickup truck and took a CD player. In the 400 block, they entered a garage and two two new fishing rods with reels, a tackle box filled with fishing equipment and a metal tool box with hand tools. If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP.

The Crawford County Sheriff's Department is looking for a stolen four wheeler. Todd Nicklaus of Flat Rock reported to the Sheriff's Department on Tuesday that someone took his Red 2005 Honda TRX 250 Four Wheeler from his backyard. He lives at 301 East Baltimore in Flat Rock. The Sheriff's Department says it was taken sometime between 8:30 PM and midnight on the July 3. If you have any information, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP. You can remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.

July 19, 2006
Robinson Police are investigating the burglary of a storage building located behind the old Shoe Factory. The burglary took place sometime over the past week, and a 2003 Yellow Honda Rancher 4-wheeler was taken during the burglary. Crimestoppers is offering a $250 reward for information on this burglary.

SOLVED an arrests have been made. July 17, 2006
On Monday 07/17/06, a residence located at 1211 East Cherry Lot 14 in Robinson, was broken into and item(s) were taken. Crimestoppers is offering a $250 reward for information on this burglary.

July 6, 2006
Sometime during the night of 07/06/06 or the early morning hours of 07/07/06, subject(s) caused considerable damage to lights, lightpoles and flagpoles located at the Washington park in Robinson.

July 5, 2006
On June 29, 2006, Danetta Smith reported an EZ-GO golf cart missing from her property in Southwest Township. The golf cart was taken sometime during the week of June 26th. It is green with a white top. The charger for the golf cart was also stolen.

SOLVED June 29, 2006
On 06/28/06, Michelle Hall of 814 N. Cross in Robinson stated items were taken from her residence sometme during the early morning house of 06/28/06.
Those itemt that taken were a Verizon picture phone, cash, keys and some video games.

June 26, 2006
Theft
The Flat Rock American Legion reported to the Crawford County Sheriff's Department that 31 United States Veteran grave markers were stolen from the Fuller Cemetery and Green Hill Cemetery. The thefts happened sometime around Memorial Day. The markers are made of aluminum and painted bronze and have US Veteran on the front.

Burglary
On June 24, 2006, the Robinson Police Department got a burglary report at 605 South Cross, Apartment 302. The resident had approximately 20 DVD's stolen.

Burglary
SOLVED On June 24, 2006, the Robinson Police Department investigated a burglary at 1008 North Jefferson, Apartment 4. The resident had a HP notebook computer and an iPod Nano stolen.

May 10, 2006
On 05/06/06, the Robinson Police Dept. received a report that a briefcase, a carry-on tote bag, and a digital camera were taken from a vehicle sometime during the night time hours of 05/05/06. The burglary to the motor vehicle occurred in a apartment complex parking lot located at in the 600 block of North Jefferson

May 9, 2006
A 21 inch Troy Built lawn mower was taken fron 1002 North Cross sometime during the night of 05/06/06

April 5, 2006
Evidently over the past few months persons(s) have turned over and or broken a considerable amount of tombstones in the Robinson Old Cemetery located on N. King St in Robinson. The damage was just recently discovered during the spring clean up of the cemetery.

February 20, 2006
Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for information to help solve the theft of tools from a construction site. The Meldan Construction Company told the Sheriff's Department they had several tools taken from a construction site at 1825 North and 225 East the week of February 20. The following tools were stolen:

A Blue/Black twin tank compressor with Wisconsin-Robin Motor
Two black Panasonic 15.6 volt cordless 3/8 drills with the initials MDR
A red Milwaukee 10 amp sawsall
A red Milwaukee 18 volt 6 1/2 inch circular saw
An orange Stihl 16 inch chain saw.

If you have any information, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP and you can remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward.

February 22, 2006
Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for a stolen four wheeler. A
Honda Rubicon four wheeler was taken from 7125 East 350th Avenue. It
is a red 2004, 500cc, automatic shift Rubicon with a box on the rear.
If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP.

PRESS RELEASE
February 19, 2006
Crawford County Crimestoppers

Crawford County Crimestoppers to pay $1000 in reward money for bank robbery.

(Robinson, IL) -- Crawford County Crimestoppers is paying out its largest reward ever for information that led to the arrest of Charles Vahl for allegedly robbing First National Bank at gunpoint on February 1. Two tipsters will each get $500 rewards for their information.

"The tips that these people provided proved to be very valuable to law enforcement and ultimately helped police find and arrest their suspect," said Crimestoppers president Chris Forde.

Robinson Police Chief Bill Ackman says Crimestoppers is very valuable to law enforcement. "The public has the majority of leads and it is important that we follow up on every lead we can. Crimestoppers can be a medium between the public and law enforcement and specifically the public that does not want to be directly involved. This is why Crimestoppers is such a valuable asset to law enforcement."

Crimestoppers allows people to call in tips anonymously through a toll free number. It is manned 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Anonymous callers can still be eligible for cash rewards of up to $1000 for information. The toll free number is 888-596-STOP (7867).

Crimestoppers also has a website that posts various unsolved crimes in the county and wanted criminals. The website is http://www.crimestopperscc.org. Since launching the website in May, Crimestoppers has had more than 78,000 hits.

Crimestoppers is a community based volunteer organization that helps law enforcement fight crime. "We've been pleased that over the years we've been able to help police find wanted persons and solve different crimes in the community," says Forde. "It is simple: if you see something or hear something, say something."

February 14, 2006
Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for information on several suspicious fires over the last couple months in the county. Most of the fires have been at abandoned homes. So far, no fire fighters have been injured putting out the fires, but police say they are a safety risk to emergency personnel. Crimestoppers is offering reward money for the suspicious fires. If you have any information, please call 888-596-STOP.

January 12, 2006
On 2-12-06 Thane Tingley of Palestine reported that someone broke into his house sometime between 9 am and 9 pm on 2-11-06 and took the following items.

RCA MP3 player, Tony Hawk Skate Board, Tootsie Roll Candy Bank, Four Hats, three pair of size 10 tennis shoes, Royal Elastics, DC Gray, DC blue and a Kodak CX4310 Digital Camera.

January 5, 2006
SOLVED On 12/28/05, personnel from McDonalds reported damage to the bathroom that occurred at around 3:15pm. Three juvenile male were seen exiting the bathroom just prior to the damage being discovered. The juvenile males are believed be approx. 13-14 years old and were seen leaving McDonalds on bicycles.

 

2005 CRIMES


December 22, 2005

Robinson Police Dept. is investigating and aggravated battery in October of this year. The person in the picture is of interest. If you have any information please contact Crimestoppers. Click on a photo below for a larger view.

UPDATE - Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Robert Carter in an
aggravated batter that took place at Wal Mart in October of 2005.
Carter is accused of throwing a bodily fluid on his victim. He's a 6
foot tall white male with brown hair and blue eyes. He has an Indian
squaw tattoo and hearts tattooed on his right arm.


Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Sexual Offender/Predator
Carter is a Sex Offender under Florida law.

December 21, 2005
A 1998 dark blue Oldsmobile 88 was taken from 1202 N. Madison in Robinson sometime between 10:30pm 12/19/05 and 12:00pm on 12/20/05.
The stolen vehicle has an Illinois plate of MHDIR 2

December 13, 2005
Theft
On 12/5/05 a five horsepower Central Hydraulics log splitter was taken from a yard located at 807 South Jefferson St, in Robinson. The owner is offering a $150 reward in addition to any Crimestoppers reward. If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP.

December 13, 2005
SOLVED Criminal Damage to Property
First Crawford State Bank has had some tires slashed on their vehicles in the last week. On 12/6/05 the front and rear tires on the driver's side of a pickup were cut. On 12/8/05, a pickup had its front tire punctured. If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP.

December 13, 2005
Criminal Damage to Property/Theft over $300
On 12/1/05 the Crawford County Sheriff's Department got a call that someone broke into Norris Electric's Eaton Substation. The chain to the gate had been cut and a lock that belonged to Ameren CIPS was missing. The following items were taken:
70 amp Breaker OCR
25 KVA Transformer
Two 15 KVA Transformers
Two 10 KVA Transformers
#4 ACSR 100' Aluminum wire
3-0 Triplex 50' Aluminum wire
#2 Triplex 150' Aluminum wire
50' Aluminum tie wire

If you have any information, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP. Remember, you can remain anonymous and still collect your cash reward.

December 5, 2005
On 12/05/05, a five horsepower Central Hydraulics log splitter was taken from a yard located at 807 South Jefferson St, in Robinson.

November 29, 2005 - $500.00 Reward
(Robinson) -- The Robinson Police Department is investigating a prowler and a series of break ins on the south end of town. Police Chief Bill Ackman says they've happened over the last few weeks in the 1400 Block of South Cross and in the 14th Street area. He says last night there were at least two break ins. In one of them, a woman was home at the time it happened and she woke up and saw the intruder. She screamed and he ran out. Ackman says so far, the guy hasn't taken any items other than in last night's case. There also haven't been any forceable entries or threats according to Ackman. The intruder is described as a white male in his teens or 20s, about 5-10 or 5-11 and he's thin, but not skinny.

SOLVED November 22, 2005 - $500.00 Reward
Sometime between approx. 7:00pm on 11/07/05, and approx. 8:00am on 11/08/05, unknown subject(s) stole approx. $2500.00 in cash and checks from the office of the Baker Dance Studio, located at 1708 W. Main in Robinson. The money that was stolen was fundraiser money that was earned by the students of the dance studio.

November 18, 2005

On 11-18-05 Ashley Trimble owner of Trimble Pallet Factory along N. Trimble Road north of Robinson reported that sometime during the night someone broke into the shop and stole the listed items: (4) Nail Guns Bostitch, 2 Senco, Maxx. Stihl Chain Saw w/ 4 bar. Senco Stapler. Senco Stick Nailer.

November 17, 2005 - $500.00 Reward
CrimeStoppers is putting a $500 reward for the information and conviction of the person or persons who committed the arson of the Tohill Power House on 11-10-05 at 5:05 a.m. The Power House is located along 1500E approx. ½ mile North of 450N in rural

November 11, 2005 - $250.00 Reward
On 11-11-05 at 11:56 p.m., Thomas M. Brashear of rural Palestine reported
the following items missing from his residence: Taurus Model 669 357 Mag. w/
6” stainless steel wooden grip revolver, 7.62 x 39 blued composite folding
stock Chinese SKS Rifle, Smith & Wesson handcuffs w/ keys, speed loaders for
357 revolver, 8mm camcorder w/ black bag.

November 1 1, 2005
The Robinson Dailey News reported that unknown subject(s) caused damage to a 2002 Ford van. The damage was discovered at apporx. 7:40am on 11/11/05, by a newspaper employee.

October 31, 2005
Jace Phillips of 406 Updike in Robinson reported subject(s) damaged his residence and a vehicle parked at his residence, by pouring paint and other subtances on the vehicle and residence

October 27, 2005
Lynn Medsker of Robinson, reported a bank type money bag was taken from her vehicle while the vehicle was parked at a West Main address. The bag contained cash and checks.

October 22, 2005
Greg Dedrick told police that a cell phone was taken from his vehicle while parked at 408 E. Plum. The cell phone was Kyocerra brand, and this was reported on 10/22/05, at approx. 10:52pm.

October 21, 2005
Dovie V. Stephens reported that during the overnight hours of 10/21/05, subject(s) sprayed grafitti on the front door of her apartment located at 301 N. Alexander.

October 20, 2005
Lincoln Trail College reported a window being broke on an aprtment building
owned by them.  Damage estimated at $100.00.

September 12, 2005
On 09-07-05 at 6:20 p.m., Jerry Utterback of Robinson reported a theft at his property in rural Porterville. A blue 1986 Yamaha Big Bear 4-Wheeler and a 6X12 Biltrite Utility Trailer with IL. License Plate 9560WB.
It is believed the theft occurred after 09-05-05.

September 4, 2005
On 09-04-05 Jerri R. Roark of rural Sumner, reported a black Honda Shadow 600 with IL. Registration AT9546, stolen from her residence during the night.

September 3, 2005
On 09-03-05 Kurt D. Holscher of rural Palestine, reported a green Kawasaki KX250 dirt bike stolen from his residence during the night.

August 31, 2005
On 08-30-05 at 5 p.m., a probation search was done at 2687 N 1315th St., rural Flat Rock. (this is Leann Goff’s residence also, which she is in DOC for a meth lab)

Beverly K. Bice, D.O.B.04-20-62, was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Cannabis less than 2.5 and Unlawful Possession of Title Without Assignment.

A meth lab was found in another trailer on the property and it is under investigation by the CCSD.

August 29, 2005
On 08-25-05 Carol L. Murray reported to the CCSD that a burglary had occurred at her rural Robinson residence and a very large amount of change had been taken.

August 22, 2005
The stop signs have been returned to the Crawford County Highway Dept. by an unknown person.

August 19, 2005
The following intersections had stop signs stolen last night:

300N & 1150E two signs
300N & 1000E two signs
465N & 1125E three signs
400N & 1125E one sign

Who ever took the signs has committed a Class 3 Felony let alone cost
taxpayers quite a bit of money. If anyone has any information they can
contact the CCSD or Crimestoppers.

On 08-14-05 at 1 a.m. Patrick J. Majesty D.O.B. 10-13-78, of Robinson, was arrested for DUI and No Valid Drivers License, following a traffic stop at Range and Missouri in Oblong. Majesty posted $300 cash bond and was released.

On 08-14-05 at 5:37 p.m., Willie J. Land was brought into the CCSD by the Robinson Police Dept. While being booked Land broke a light and cover in the holding cell. Land is charged with Criminal Damage to State Supported Property. Land is being held in the CCSD without bond.

On 08-14-05 Charles M. Davis of rural Robinson reported a stolen 3-wheeler. The 3-wheeler has a windshield and motorcycle handle bars, it is a Red 1985 Honda 250. The theft occurred between Friday night and this morning.

On 08-13-05 at 12:45 a.m., Nicholas J. Charlet D.O.B. 01-28-84, of Bellerose, LA, was arrested for DUI, Improper Lane Usage following a traffic stop at ST HWY 33 on the west side of Robinson. Charlet posted $300 cash bond and was released.

07/25/05
Robinson -- Residential Burglary

Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for information to help solve a residential burglary in Robinson. It happened at 111 Roosevelt. Police say numerous items were taken, including furniture and jewelry. If you have any information on this, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP.

Remember, you can remain anonymous and still collect a cash reward. Listing of what was taken:

2 Crystal Lamps
1 Stained Glass Candle Holder
1 Marble Eagle Round Container
1 Yellow Moon Bottle
1 Star Candle Lamp
4 Light House Figurines
26 Walt Disney Movies
1 Crystal Lamp
1 Diamond Bracelet
2 Gold Bracelet
1 Dolphin Musical
1 Antique Glass Bottle colored
1 Angel from mother's coffin
Child's clothes Size 3 pants, medium shirts
2 Lamps
1 Steam cleaner
1 Dresser
1 Jewelry Box
1 Lap Top Computer
Women's Clothes size 7-10
Christmas Decorations
6 Crystal Christmas Angels (set)

On 07-21-05
Arthur Merrick reported the theft of a Black 4 HP Mercury Boat Motor and a Large Chest Box filled with fishing gear.

The items were taken out of his boat while it was docked in West Lake.

Mr. Merrick believes it happened during the night.

PRESS RELEASE
The Maxwell House Cafe Burglary in Flat Rock is partially solved with the arrest of Bryan A. Shanes D.O.B. 04-25-87 of Robinson.

Shanes was picked up on a warrant for Burglary and Theft Over $300.

Shanes is being held at the CCSD on $2510 cash bond.

We have another suspect but we still need help in obtaining info on him so if anyone has information they can still contact Crimestoppers.

Robinson -- Burglary

Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering $250 for information on a burglary in Robinson. Sometime between 7/6/05 and 7/8/05 someone took a Honda generator out of a storage shed at 1615 West Walnut. The generator is a Honda EM6500 and is valued at about $3,200.

Crimestoppers will pay a reward of $250 leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever took this generator.

If you have any information, call 888-596-STOP or log on to www.crimestopperscc.org. Remember you can remain anonymous and still claim your reward.

Palestine -- Counterfeit Money

Palestine Police Chief Jim Clark says that there was an incident of counterfeit money passed in Palestine. Clark says that the bill was passed at a local business and caught by a local bank. He says the bill is a copy of the older style twenty dollar bill and does not have the anti counterfeit measures of the newer 20 dollar bills.

He says it appears that this bill was made by a copy machine, is slightly smaller than a regular bill, and the ink did not completely cover the extreme right end of the back. The serial number is C-B 558-230-77-C. Clark says if you have any information about this bill, you can contact the Police Department or Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP.

6/22/05
On 06-21-05 around 4:24 a.m., the Maxwell House Café in Flat Rock was broken into. Approx. 174 packs of Marlboro cigarettes and a large amount of cash were taken. Entry was made through a window.

Crimestoppers is offering a reward of $250 cash for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the Maxwell House Café burglary.

5/2/05

Crawford County Crimestoppers is offering $250 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people that stole a trailer. It happened around April 16th at 7219 North 950th Street. The Red Circle M Flat Bed 18"x80" Trailer is valued at $4000. If you have any information on this, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP (7867). Remember, you can remain anonymous and still claim your cash reward.

4/11/05

Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for help in solving a burglary in Palestine. It happened on April 5th in the 500 block of East Franklin Street. CD's, knives, and prescription drugs were taken from the home in broad daylight. Police believe that it is the same person that committed other burglaries in the same block in the last four months. If you have any information, you can contact Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP (7867). You can remain anonymous and still be eligible for a cash reward.

3/30/05

(Palestine) -- The Palestine Police Department is investigating two garage burglaries. Police Chief Jim Clark says one happened in the 300 block of South Main and the other happened in the 400 block of South Main. He says power tools and equipment were taken from the garage, including Makita cordless drills, a cordless Sawzall, a Craftsman skill saw, a Black and Decker circular saw, and a Makita router. Clark says if you know whose behind this, you can contact police or Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP (7867). He also says that the garages were unlocked, and he says that people need to make sure they keep everything locked up, especially after dark.

3/21/05

On March 20, 2005 someone drove a vehicle across the greens at Oak Glen Golf Course. They spun around on the greens and damaged them. They also drove over a cable fence and put ruts in a fairway. The vehicle appears to have been a full size truck. If you have any information on this, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP (7867). Remember, you can remain anonymous and claim a cash reward.

3/9/05

(Palestine) -- The Palestine Police Department believes that the suspect that got into a house near the high school and took money tried to do it again. Police Chief Jim Clark says it happened Friday night around 9:50 at 403 South Main. Two citizens saw someone that they thought matched the description of the man that got into another house on February 25th. He's described as about a 15 or 16 year old white male with dark hair, a slender to medium build, and around 5-foot-6. This time he wore an orange hooded sweatshirt. The two citizens yelled at him after he pulled up his hood and started splitting a window screen at 403 South Main. He took off running and was lost in the area of 413 South Main. A Police search didn't turn up the suspect. If you have any information on this suspect, you can contact the Palestine Police Department or remain anonymous by calling Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP (7867).

3/7/05

Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for information to solve a criminal damage to property case at Bryant's Auto Center. It happened sometime in the early morning hours of February 27. Three vehicles in their lot were damaged. If you have any information, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP (7867). You can remain anonymous and still be eligible for a cash reward.

2/28/05

Palestine Police are looking for information from a burglary. In the early morning hours of 2/25/05, someone got into a home near Palestine High School and took an undisclosed amount of money. The burglar is described as a 15 or 16 year old white male wearing a dark sweatshirt. He had dark hair that was combed forward and it came to a point on his forehead. If you have any information on this, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP (7867). You can remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward.

2/21/05

Crawford County Crimestoppers is asking for your help to locate a pair of mowers taken from Rural King. They had two Red Swisher 60 inch cut trail mowers taken from their crates outside the building. The mowers have 13 HP Briggs & Stratton motors on them and they're valued at $1400 each. If you have any information, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP (7867). You can remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward.

2/7/05

Crawford County Crimestoppers is looking for information about missing equipment from Oblong High School. A Lincoln Electric Welder with a spool of wire valued at $500 was taken along with a large bottle of Argon worth $275 and a small bottle of Argon worth $175. The items were all on a cart that was not taken. If you have any information on the whereabouts of these items, you can call Crimestoppers at 888-596-STOP (7867).

1/31/05

Sometime between the morning of January 20 and the afternoon of January 26, someone backed a vehicle into a headstone at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, sliding the stone off its base about eight inches. Both flower vases were also broken. No other stones in the cemetery were disturbed. If you have any information, you can call 1-888-596-STOP (7867)

 


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