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CRIME ALERT: Authorities need help solving Clinton and Farmer City crimes

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 2nd, 2014

CLINTON — The Clinton Police Department is investigating at least eight separate cases of burglaries to unlocked and unattended vehicles, which occurred during the overnight hours in the 500-700 blocks of North Jackson and North Quincy Streets in the north central portion of town.

Numerous items were stolen from the victim vehicles that include electronics, power tools, jewelry and other miscellaneous items of value. Anyone with information about these crimes or any other crimes or suspicious activity are encouraged to call the Clinton Police Department at 217-935-9441 or Clinton Area Crime Stoppers at 217-935-3333 where callers are reminded that they can remain anonymous. Crime Stoppers wants your information, not your name.

Residents are reminded to park in well-lit areas when possible, remove valuables and detachable electronics from vehicles and always lock doors when unattended.

FARMER CITY — The DeWitt County Sheriff and Farmer City Police Department are asking for your help to solve a rash of crimes in Famer City.  Farmer City Police are investigating 28 separate criminal incidents that occurred between the hours of 12 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014 in the city of Farmer City. 

Several parked and unoccupied vehicles were burglarized and damaged.  Several GPS units and other electronic devices were stolen.  

 Anonymous tips about this crime spree can be submitted by phone to Clinton areas Crimestoppers at 217-935-3333, or by submitting an online tip at dewittsheriff.com.   A cash reward of up to $1,000 may be available for information leading to an arrest.

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