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Authorities Investigate Theft at Animal Protective League

A theft at the Animal Protective League on Taintor Road in Sangamon County has left authorities seeking information from the public. Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect or suspects involved in the incident that occurred during the early morning hours on March 5th, 2023.

According to authorities, the theft involved multiple items, including a work platform and six 55-gallon barrels. Video footage obtained by investigators shows a male subject in a single cab truck loading the work platform into the truck. However, it is unclear if he also stole the barrels. The items stolen were valued at $540.

Crime Stoppers will release photos and videos of the suspect on their website when available,, and are urging anyone who can identify the individual to contact them anonymously at 217-788-8427 or submit a tip through their website or the P3 app.


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