SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime Stoppers and the Springfield Police Department ask for assistance in identifying the person in these photographs. Police are investigating a series of commercial burglaries in northwest Springfield that they believe were committed by the same people.
The police department says the man pictured is a "person of interest."
Here are the locations of the burglaries released by the police department on Wednesday afternoon. Dates were found on the police department's Crime Reports web site.
- Dollar General store, 2535 W. Kearney St., Jan. 13
- Dollar General store, 3240 W. Chestnut Expressway, Jan. 11
- Dollar General store, 2535 W Kearney St., unknown date
- Big Lots store, 2565 N. Kansas Expressway, Jan. 17
- SOMO Agri Supply store, 2850 W. Kearney St., Jan. 18
The police department's web site also lists some other recent commercial burglaries in the area:
- Deli Mex delicatessan/Village Mart service station, 2720 W. Kearney St., Jan. 16
- Gas Plus service station, 2712 N. Kansas Expressway, Jan. 21
- Moonshiner's bar, 2535 W. Olive St., Jan. 11
The website also shows several residential burglaries in the area recently.
If you know anything about these burglaries, or if you know the person in the photo, you can call Crime Stoppers at (417) 869-TIPS (8477), submit your tip on-line at www.tipsubmit.com, or text “417SPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES). Tipsters do not have to give their name and could earn a reward.
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.