Crime Stoppers Seeking Info On Recent String of Car Thefts

By Benjamin Cox on December 24, 2020 at 12:02pm

Crime Stoppers of Morgan, Scott & Cass Counties are requesting information to assist the Jacksonville Police Department in their investigations of recent vehicle thefts.

Sometime between 10:30pm on December 22nd and 1am on December 23rd: unknown person(s) removed a 2004 Blue Chevrolet Trailblazer from the 1000 block of Beesley. The vehicle had a white ‘memorial’ decal on the right-side rear driver side window.

Sometime between 5pm on December 16th and 9am on December 17th: unknown person(s) removed a 2003 Ford Explorer from the 300 block of West College.

Also, between the hours of 10pm December 16th and 4:30am on December 17th: a red 2014 Nissan Sentra was removed from Merrygrove Drive. It should be noted, all vehicles had keys left inside.

The police are asking that anyone who has information concerning this incident or any other crimes within the three-county area submit a tip online by going to and clicking the leave a tip button on the home page or calling Crimestoppers at 243-7300. If your tip leads to an arrest, you are eligible for a cash payout! Tips may also be submitted by texting 274637 (CRIMES). The first word of the text tip must be “payout”.