Death Investigation
June 05, 2019

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DEATH INVESTIGATION - ASSISTANCE NEEDED
 
On 6-5-19 at approximately 7:05am, the Freeport Police Department located Thomas Fort, age 45, of Freeport deceased in a vacant lot in the 500 block of E. Iroquois Street in Freeport.  During the investigation information was obtained that Thomas Fort was physically assaulted by at least one suspect in the 600 block of West Stephenson Street earlier that morning (June 5th).  
 
The investigation into the death of Thomas Fort is continuing and the Freeport Police Department is asking that anyone who may have information to come forward.  If you have any information about this investigation please contact the Freeport Police Department Detective Bureau at 815.235.8226, or you can submit an anonymous tip to Stateline Area Crime Stoppers.  Tipsters to Stateline Area Crime Stoppers always remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.  
 
Tips can be submitted to Stateline Area Crime Stoppers by telephone at: 1-866-TIPS NOW, online at: www.statelineareacrimestoppers.com, or on the free P3 tips app (Android or IOS devices).   Stateline Area Crime Stoppers is the official crime stoppers organization for Freeport and Stephenson County. 
 
The Freeport Police Department case number for the Thomas Fort death investigation is: 19-10743


Armed Robbery
April 07, 2019

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ARMED ROBBERY INVESTIGATION
 
On April 7th, 2019, at approximately 4:25 PM, the depicted male suspect entered the BP gas station located at 342 N. Park Boulevard in Freeport, produced a black semi-automatic pistol, and demanded cash.  The suspect was not given any cash, but fled from the gas station with a package of Newport cigarettes.  The depicted male suspect was last seen running southbound on Park Boulevard.
 
If you can identify the suspect or have any information about this crime please contact Stateline Area Crime Stoppers.  Tipsters to Stateline Area Crime Stoppers always remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000!
 
Anonymous tips can be submitted on the Stateline Area Crime Stoppers P3 Mobile phone app, online at www.statelineareacrimestoppers.com, or by telephone at 866-847-7669 (TIPSNOW). 
 
The Freeport Police Department case number for this investigation is: 19-6361. 

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