CRIME STOPPERS OF THE QUAD CITIES
** $10,000 Reward **
A $10,000 REWARD is being
offered for information that leads to the arrest of the person who
struck and killed 17 year old Emilio Perez of Villa Park IL. Around
7:30 pm March 8th he ran out of gas on I-88 westbound near mile
marker 6.5 (Joslin IL) and took off walking. He was struck by a
1999-2007 Chevy Suburban, GMC truck or sport utility vehicle. The
vehicle's side mirror and headlight were recovered at the scene.
Crime Stoppers is offering our maximum reward of $1,000 and family
and friends of Emilio have raised another $9,000 Reward. The reward
fund has been set up at Moline Municipal Credit Union, 1618 15th
Street, Moline. Please consider a donation to this fund. The
family deserves this closure. If you saw anything that night, if
you know who did this, or you see a vehicle matching the
description, call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line 309-762-9500 or submit
your tip by clicking on the "Submit a Tip" tab below. All tips are
secure and anonymous! You can also call Illinois State Police at
March 25, 2014
East Moline Police are asking for your
help. A two-year old child was injured at Millennium Park because
someone glued razor blades to the playground equipment. If you
know who did this, please call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line
309-762-9500 or submit your tip by clicking the link below.
All tips are anonymous and you could earn a cash reward. For the
full story by WQAD
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What is Crime Stoppers?
OF THE QUAD CITIES
is a program which involves the public, the media, and the police in
the fight against crime.
It offers cash rewards to persons who
furnish information which leads to the arrest and filing of criminal
charges against offenders and to the capture of fugitives.
STOPPERS is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors
from throughout the Quad City area. The Board decides on cash
rewards and raises funds for the program. Funds are raised through
private donations, from civic organizations, businesses, and through
fund raising events such as the Crime Stoppers 5K Run/Walk.
1640 6th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265
Anonymous Tip Line:
24-Hours a day
History of Crime Stoppers
In July 1976, in Albuquerque New Mexico, a university
student was killed during a gas station robbery. After 6 weeks of
investigation the police had very few leads as to who was
responsible. Police investigators thought that a TV reenactment of
the crime might lead to a citizen providing information that could
help solve it. The police
investigators were right. A caller contacted the police department
after seeing the reenactment. The tip information was enough to lead
the police to the two men who were responsible. Within 72 hours of
the reenactment, the police had solved the murder. This was the
beginning of Crime Stoppers.
Today there are more than 1,150 Crime Stoppers programs worldwide.
Almost one million crimes have been solved since its inception and
over 5 and a half billion dollars worth of stolen property and
narcotics have been seized. Crime Stoppers is a valuable tool
in the fight against crime worldwide!