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Crime Stoppers: Crime of the Week

This week, Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department about a theft that occurred at the La Quinta Inn at 1121 Lejune on December 18 around 6:30 p.m. 

The victim lost over $10,000 from their pocket that they were to give their employees as a Christmas bonus. Video footage shows the suspect, who appears to be a female with dark hair, bend down and pick up what seems to be the sum of cash. It is unknown which direction the suspect went after. Photos of the suspect can be found on the Crime Stoppers website,

If you have any information regarding this incident or can identify the suspect, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427 or submit a tip on

If your tip results in an arrest, you could receive a cash reward of up to $2500. Remember, Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.


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