Information needed on April and May incidents
Window damage at Holy Family, fire at 214 Willard,
thefts at Community Action and Immanuel Lutheran
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[June 03, 2010]
Lincoln/Logan County Crime
Stoppers released the following reports June 3 with a need for
On April 24, Lincoln
police were dispatched to Holy Family Church, 316 S. College St., in
reference to a report of criminal damage to property. An unknown
suspect or suspects threw a rock through one of the stained-glass
windows on the side of the church.
On April 27 at
approximately 2:49 a.m., Lincoln police and fire departments were
dispatched to 214 Willard Ave. in reference to a residence on fire.
The residence was unoccupied at the time, and there was no
electrical or gas service to the building. The fire is suspected by
Lincoln fire inspectors to have been set intentionally. A suspect
seen fleeing the area was described as a white male, approximately
5-foot to 5-foot-3 in height, wearing all-black clothing.
Between 5 p.m. on
April 30 and 12:30 p.m. on May 1, unknown suspects forcibly entered
a window at the Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois,
1800 Fifth St. in Lincoln, and therein stole several computers and
hand-held radios from the interior of the building. Suspects
possibly used a vehicle and exited at Fifth Street Road.
Sometime May 23-24, an unknown person or
people entered Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1409 Pulaski St., and took
a television and DVD player from the church.
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Anyone with any information concerning any crime in the Lincoln and
Logan County area is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 217-732-3000 or
submit an e-mail to
Your information will be kept
confidential and you may remain anonymous. If your information leads to
the arrest of the person or people involved, Crime Stoppers will pay you
a cash reward up to $1,000.
Crime Stoppers has an answering machine to answer your calls. This is
to protect you if you wish to remain anonymous. Your calls cannot be
traced with this machine. You need to let Crime Stoppers know how you
can be contacted about the incident, or you must watch to see if the
subject has been arrested. This is so Crime Stoppers can make a payout
[Text from file received from Lincoln