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edited news release | June 28, 2011
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime Stoppers asks for help locating fugitive Michael Russell, who is wanted in Greene County on charges of second-degree burglary, passing bad checks, possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, hit and run, and some misdemeanors. Russell, 39, is white, 5-feet-8, and about 185 pounds, with brown hair, blue eyes, and tattoos on his arms and shoulders.  He has had several previous addresses in Springfield and likely is in the local area. People with information about this fugitive, or any other felony, can call Crime Stoppers at (417)
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edited news release | January 26, 2011
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime Stoppers and the Springfield Police Department ask for help identifying the man who robbed a store at Battlefield Mall last fall.  The robbery was on Nov. 14, 2010, shortly before 6 p.m. at Zales Jewelry Store. The robber asked to see a ring from the case.  He then grabbed the ring from the employee’s hand and fled from the mall through the entrance near Ruby Tuesday restaurant.  The ring contained a 2-carat diamond valued at approximately $20,000.
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edited news release | March 22, 2011
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime Stoppers and the Springfield Police Department ask for help identifying a robber who became violent when he was confronted by a store employee while he was shoplifting. The robbery was March 9 about 8:52 p.m. at the Walmart store at 3315 S. Campbell Ave. The man tried to shoplift small items by concealing them inside his jacket and walking out of the store. An employee confronted him and told him to go back inside.  The robber assaulted the employee and fled southbound on foot.
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edited news release | March 23, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime Stoppers says fugitive Jimmy Hartley Jr., who was wanted in Greene County on a charge of second-degree burglary, was arrested on Friday afternoon. People with information about other felony can call Crime Stoppers at (417) 869-TIPS (8477).  You may also submit your information securely on-line at www.tipsubmit.com . You do not have to give your name and no attempt is made to find out who you are. Crime Stoppers takes information about drug dealers, wanted felons, and all other felonies.  It pays rewards of up to $1,000 in cash for the information that leads to the arrest and the filing of charges against people involved in felonies.
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edited news release | March 14, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime Stoppers and the Springfield Police Department ask for help identifying the man who robbed a Rapid Robert's store at 1655 S. Kansas Expressway on March 10 at 10:23 p.m. The robber showed a small black handgun and demanded money from the clerk. No photos or video is available. The robber is described as black, 5-feet to 5-feet-5 and around 130 pounds.  He was wearing sunglasses, gloves, a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants, and a white mask over the lower half of his face.  A silver colored Taurus was seen leaving the area soon after the robbery but police don't know if it's related to the robbery.
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edited news release | March 6, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime Stoppers on Tuesday asked for help locating fugitive Steven Bass.  He was arrested on Tuesday night. Bass faces charges in Greene County of forgery, receiving stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of marijuana, and absconding from parole.  He was in the Greene County jail on Wednesday with no bond set. People with information about any felony can call...
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edited news release | February 7, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime Stoppers says tips from the public led to the arrest on Tuesday of fugitive Samuel Dorrough, who faces two counts of forgery in Greene County. Dorrough, 28, is white, about 5-foot-10 and 148 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.  He has multiple tattoos on his back, chest, right arm, right hand, right leg, and left leg.  He also has scars on his left arm and face.  People with information about any felony can call Crime Stoppers at (417) 869-TIPS (8477)
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by Jay Scherder and jscherder@ky3.com | January 24, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- More than $2.3 million worth of drugs and property have been recovered since the Crime Stoppers program began in 1984.  In 2011, the program is running stronger than ever. Contract Ky3's Jay Scherder broke down the process of how a tip becomes an arrest. He also shows how that translates into money in your pocket.  "Over the holidays season there was a purse snatch robbery near the Battlefield Mall," said Crime Stoppers Officer Lee Walker. "Within two hours we started getting tips.
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edited news release | January 23, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime Stoppers and the Springfield Police Department ask for help identifying a man who robbed a convenience store two months ago.  The crime occurred just after midnight on Nov. 23, 2011 at the Kum & Go at 2953 N. National Ave.   The robber entered the store and pointed a handgun at the clerks.  He demanded money and cigarettes and then fled on foot. The robber is described as a mixed race male wearing a white jacket with a red hood, black t-shirt, blue jeans (possibly a type of white patch covering the right leg on the jeans)
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edited news release | January 17, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A man featured this month as a Crime Stoppers fugitive of the week was arrested by U.S. marshals on Thursday.  Crime Stoppers says Charles Berry's arrest was not the result of a tip, however. Berry, 41, was wanted for a probation violation with an original charge of aggravated assault with a weapon, distribution of a controlled substance, and tampering with a motor vehicle. Crime Stoppers takes information about drug dealers, wanted felons, and all other felony crimes.  It pays rewards of up to $1,000 in cash for information that leads to the arrest and the filing of charges against people involved in felonies.
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