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

Crime of the Week

News Release 12/13/19

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

On September 14, 2019 at approximately 5:00pm, Decatur Police Officers responded to 1145 E. Cantrell St., in reference to a gunshot victim.

On arrival, officers determined that the victim had been taken to St. Mary’s and the victim was deceased.

Officers interviewed witnesses who advised, a suspect in all Black clothing with goggle like glasses over his eyes shot the victim. Witnesses told officers that the suspect was driving a Gold four door sedan and fled West on Cantrell St., after shooting the victim.

If you have any information regarding this homicide, please call Crime Stoppers at 423-TIPS. You do not have to give your name. Crime Stoppers will pay $500 dollars or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week. Thank you.

Past Crimes of the Week

News Release 08/24/15

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

On 08/22/2015, at approximately 1:00 A.M., an Armed Robbery to a person occurred at the intersection of William St. and Witt St.  An unknown Black male, 20-30 yoa, 5’06, 160lbs wearing a T-shirt and light colored sweat pants robbed a pedestrian standing at the corner of the intersection.  The suspect was armed with a Silver handgun and had a Black Ski Mask over his face when the robbery occurred.  The suspect took personal items and money from the victim.  The suspect was last seen walking South on Witt St., from the intersection.

The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this crime.  If you have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 dollars or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week.  Thank you.

News Release 07/28/15

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

The City of Decatur has had multiple armed robberies, from 07/24/15 through 07/28/15.  The Huck’s Convenient Food Store at 204 N. 22nd St., Thornton’s at 1707 E. Pershing Rd. and Circle K., 3002 N. Water St. were all victims of these robberies.  The suspect is described as a Black male, 5’08, 190-200pds who was last seen wearing a Dark Blue Sweatshirt, White T-shirt and Dark Blue Sweatpants.  The suspect entered the stores armed with a Black handgun and stole an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency.  The suspect used women’s pantyhose over his face to disguise his appearance.

The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving these crimes.  If you have any information regarding these crimes, please call Crime Stoppers at 423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 dollars or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week.  Thank you.

News Release 06/25/15

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

The City of Decatur has had multiple shootings in the area of 1300 N. Union, Union St. and Packard St. and the 500 block of W. Leafland Ave., over the past few weeks.   Multiple suspects have exchanged gunfire with each other and there has been victims shot during these incidents.  We are asking that you help stop this violence and keep our community safe.  Please contact Crime Stoppers with any information that you have regarding the suspects and locations of any firearms that they may possess.

The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving these crimes.  If you have any information regarding these crimes, please call Crime Stoppers at 423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 dollars or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week.  Thank you.

 

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