Sangamon Co. Crime Stoppers investigating series of car wash thefts

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SPRINGFIELD – Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties are looking for information on a series of thefts taking place at car washes around the Springfield area.

According to Crime Stoppers Coordinator Mike Badger, a number of break-ins have taken place, beginning in mid-September. The suspects used force to break the locks at several car wash locations. Authorities were able to obtain surveillance footage of a suspect and an SUV believed to have been involved in a break-in at the Waterworks Car Wash on West Jefferson. Those stills have been attached to this article.

Anyone with information on these crimes should contact Crime Stoppers. Tips can be phoned in to 217-788-8427 or left on the Crime Stoppers website.

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