The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.

On October 10th, 2023 Decatur Police were dispatched to JD Properties located at 145 E Decatur in reference to a previous burglary.  Officers arrived on scene and spoke to employees who advised an unknown individual stole a check from the drop box at this location.  


Officers viewed surveillance cameras which showed an individual approach the the business on October 9th at approximately 12:40 A.M. This suspect opened the liftable slot where he placed glue mouse traps down the chute.  The suspect used these mouse traps to retrieve checks or money orders from the drop box. 


This suspect appears to be a male wearing a red and black hoodie, with the hood pulled over his head and black colored flip flops that contain white writing.  The suspect was observed driving a dark colored SUV. 


Pictures of the suspect can be observed below.   


If you have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week.  Thank you.