If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 866-847-7669 (866-TIPS-NOW). You do not have to give your name. Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 for information leading to an arrest.
Cedarville Mobil Attempted AbductionSTATUS
March 18, 2018
On Sunday, March 18, 2018, at approximately 9:17 P.M., the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Cedarville Mobil at 10 S. Stephenson Street in Cedarville, Illinois, in reference to a possible attempted child abduction. Video obtained yesterday afternoon shows the suspect is a white male, pictured below in the white sweat shirt. The suspect attempted to get a 13 year old boy to come out to his truck with him. Store employees stopped this from happening. The suspect’s truck was a smaller white pickup truck with silver tool box in the back. The Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify this subject so he can be questioned regarding this incident. The Sheriff’s Office has also been in contact with the FBI and the Illinois Secretary of State Police regarding the identification of this subject. The incident is still under investigation. If anyone has information concerning this incident please call the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office at 815-235-8257 or Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 866-847-7669
Beaver Rd Burglaries
January 17, 2017
Stephenson County Sheriff`s Office
On January 15, 2017, the Stephenson County Sheriff`s Office responded to a burglary in the 5000 block of Beaver Rd near Freeport, IL. Entry was made into the residence by unknown subjects and the following items were taken.
1) Smith and Wesson 9mm handgun
2) Savage Arms .223 Rifle
3) Samsung 50 inch flat screen TV
4) Remington 12 gauge shotgun
Anyone with information concerning this burglary, please call the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office at 815-235-8257 or Stateline Area CrimeStoppers at 866-847-7669.
Story given by the Rockford Register Star about Stephenson County Crimestop was inaccurate and a correction was asked of the Rockford Register Star.
RT 75 Burglaries
July 27, 2016
STEPHENSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S
On Tuesday, July
26, 2016, the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office received reports of Burglaries
and Thefts from several garages and sheds including a Burglary to and Theft
from the Lancaster Township Garage located at 587 Illinois Route 75 North,
Freeport, Illinois. These burglaries
occurred between the night of the 25th of July, 2016, and the early
morning hours of the 26th of July, 2016. Entry was gained through numerous mean: unlocked
doors, or forced entry through doors or windows. Items taken were the following:
The above items
were taken from the Lancaster Township Garage.
It appeared that no items were taken from the garages and sheds, except
for the Lancaster Township Garage. There
were a total of six (6) burglaries (including the Lancaster Township Garage),
five (5) of them were all within a quarter mile south of the Lancaster Township
Garage and along the Illinois Route 75 North corridor. The sixth was in the area of River Road and
Hillcrest Road (in the 700 block of Hillcrest Road) which is 1.4 miles further
south and east by way of road travel.
Anyone with information concerning these
burglaries, please call the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office at 815-235-8257
or Stateline Area CrimeStoppers at 866-847-7669.
Hit and Run on U.S. 20 by Tingle Rd.
June 15, 2015
The Stephenson County Sheriff`s Office is looking for information about a hit and run accident that occurred on June 15, 2015 at about 714am on RT 20 about .2 mile West of Tingle Rd (Between Lena and Stockton). A newer style white vehicle possibly a Chevrolet Monte Carlo or Malibu was Westbound RT 20 and attempted to pass other vehicles. The white vehicle struck another vehicle as it was passing causing a chain reaction crash with a third vehicle. The driver of the white vehicle fled the scene in the vehicle and was last seen westbound RT 20 from the accident scene. Both driver`s of the other two vehicles required medical attention and were taken to Freeport Memorial Hospital. The suspect vehicle may have front driver`s side fender damage.
Please call the Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 1-866-847-7669 or the Stephenson County Sheriff`s Office at 1-815-235-8252 if you have any information about this case.
Veteran's Flags Missing From Orangeville Cemetery
May 31, 2015
On Sunday, May 31, 2015, at about 8:00 P.M., 14 small U.S. Flags from Veteran`s graves and the U.S. Flag from the flagpole were discovered missing from the Orangeville Cemetery located at the corner of Church Street and Highview Drive in Orangeville, Illinois. Anyone having information concerning this crime should call the Stephenson County Sheriff`s Office at 815-235-8257 or Stateline Area CrimeStoppers at 1-866-847-7669.