If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at or submit a Web Tip .  You do not have to give your name.  CRIME STOPPERS will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 and you can remain anonymous. 

Theft
September 14, 2020

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking information about the theft of an atv over Labor Day Weekend. 
 
On September 7th the Mercer County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of a theft of a Camouflage 2007 Honda Rincon from a farm east of Aledo. 
 
If you have any information about this crime or any other crimes, please contact the Mercer County Crime Stoppers on our hotline at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip here on our website. 
 
If your information leads to the arrest of the person or persons involved in this crime a cash reward of up to $1000 will be paid to you in a confidential manner. 


Fire
August 03, 2020

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking information about a fire that occurred on July 31st. 
 
Just before midnight on July 31st, the Viola Fire Department along with other area departments responded to a rural Viola address on 230th Street for a structure fire. 
 
If you have any information about this fire, or any other crimes please contact the Mercer County Crime Stoppers at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip here on our website. If your information leads to the arrest of the person or persons involved a cash reward of up to $1000 will be paid to you in a confidential manner. 


Burglary
June 27, 2020

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking information about a series of vehicle burglaries that occurred during the late evening hours of June 23rd and the early morning hours of June 24th. Several vehicles were entered. 
 
If you have any information about this crime or any other crime please contact the Mercer County Crime Stoppers at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip here on our website. 
 
If you information leads to the arrest of the person or persons involved in this crime you will be paid a reward of up to $1000
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Theft
April 22, 2020

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking information about the theft of a trailer. 
 
On April 15th, a trailer containing construction equipment was taken from the Route 17 Edwards River Bridge project near New Boston. A picture of the trailer is shown below. 
 
If you have any information about this crime or any other crimes please contact the Mercer County Crime Stoppers at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip here. If your information leads to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible a reward of up to $1000 will be paid to you in a confidential manner. 
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Fire
March 26, 2020

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are seeking information about the cause of a fire that occurred at 1716 110th Ave Aledo. 
 
On March 22nd 2020 during the early evening hours, the Aledo Fire Department was called to a fire scene where a house trailer was on fire. The residence was unoccupied.
 
If you have any information about this fire or any information about how this fire started, please contact the Mercer County Crime Stoppers at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip from our website. 


Theft
March 02, 2020

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking information on the theft of a dump trailer. 
 
On February 28th 2020 The Mercer County Sheriff's Department took a report of a trailer theft. The trailer was taken from a property in Sherrard.  The trailer is shown in the picture below. 
 
If you have any information about this crime, or any other crime. Please contact us at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip from our website. If your information leads to the arrest of the person involved a cash reward of up to $1000 will be paid to you in a confidential manner. 
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Burglary
February 19, 2020

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking information about a series of burglaries to campers located at the Shady Lakes Campground south of New Windsor. 
 
On the evening of February 17th 2020 the Mercer County Sheriff's Department took numerous reports of burglaries to campers. Several televisions were taken during the burglaries as well as other items. 
 
If you have any information about this crime or any other crimes please call the Mercer County Crime Stoppers at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip from our website. If you information leads to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime you will received a reward up to $1000. 


Burglary
August 15, 2019

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking information about a series of burglaries in the Village of Matherville. On July 31st and again during the late night hours of August 14th several burglaries have been reported. Several cars have been entered as well as garages and outbuildings. 
 
Several items have been taken including fishing equipment, electronic equipment, currency and alcohol. 
 
Crime Stoppers would like to remind the public to please keep your vehicles, residences and outbuildings locked. 
 
If you have any information about this crime or any other crime please contact the Mercer County Crime Stoppers at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip here. 


Burglary
May 29, 2019

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking information about a burglary. 
 
On 05-29-19 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m an unknown subject or subjects entered the concession stand at the Apollo concession stand. Damage was caused to the property and food products were also taken. 
 
If you have any information about this crime or any other crime, please contact the Mercer County Crime Stoppers at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip here. If your information leads to the arrest of the person or persons involved a cash reward of UP TO $1000 will be paid to you in a confidential manner. 


Theft
May 27, 2019

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking information about a recent theft. 
 
On two occasions the flowers from the Museum in New Boston have been taken. The first theft occurred during the week of May 13th. The second theft occurred this past week of May 20th. 
 
These flowers were purchased and donated to the museum by a local resident, and they were planted by a group of 30 students from the New Boston Elementary School. 
 
If you know who is responsible for this crime please contact the Mercer County Crime Stoppers at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip here.
 
If your information leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for this crime, you could receive a reward of UP TO $1000. 


Vandalism
October 19, 2018

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking information on the suspect or suspects responsible for the recent vandalism at the Mercer County Fair Grounds.
 
 
On 10-19-18 it was discovered that someone had spray painted on one of the buildings at the fair grounds. 
 
 
If you know the suspect or suspects responsible for this act. Please contact the Mercer County Crime Stoppers at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip from our webpage. 
 
If your information leads to an arrest in this case, a reward of UP TO $1000 will be paid to you in a confidential manner. 
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Burglary
October 19, 2018

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers are requesting the public's help with identifying the following subject.
 
On October 13th 2018 at approximately 2:03 a.m., This male subject entered an outbuilding at a residence near Preemption and took a gas can containing approximately 5 gallons of gasoline. 
 
If you are able to identify the person shown in the video please contact the Mercer County Crime Stoppers at 309-582-3500 or submit a tip from our webpage.
 
 


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