Bureau/Putnam County Crime Stoppers is seeking information on several incidents that have occurred in the Bureau/Putnam County areas.

Remember, for almost every crime committed, someone saw something or heard something that will help solve that crime and Crime Stoppers wants that information, not your name!

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Bureau County Sheriff's Office
Criminal Damage to State Supported Property

12/26/21  The Bureau County Sheriff's Office is investigating graffiti or tagging done to the Bureau Creek Bridge on 2050 E St southeast of Tiskilwa.  Various racial sayings were painted on the guardrails on both sides of the bridge.  Anyone with infomation as to the person(s) involved are encouraged to call.

Burglary to a Business

On Sunday June 19, 2021, the Bureau County Sheriff's Office is investigating burglaries that took place at Red's Bar in Sheffield and The Oasis Bar in Neponset.  Forced entry was gained to the buildings sometime between the hours of 3am and 5am.  An undisclosed amount of US currency was taken from the business.  Anyone that may have seen any suspicious activity during this time is encouraged to call.

Princeton Police Department
Criminal Damage to Property

The Princeton Police are seeking information regarding several incidents of damage which occurred during the evening/night hours on Monday September 13, 2021.  Extensive damage was done to the bathrooms at City County Park and Zearing Park.  Additional acts of vandalism were done at various homes throughout Princeton.  Several witnesses described a red or maroon smaller SUV with gray or black trim on the bottom.  

Walnut Police Department
Burglary to a Business

The Walnut Police Department is investigating a burglary that occured between 8/11/21 and 8/12/21 to village property.  Forced entry was made to the building and taken were a Scag Turf Tiger II zero turn lawn mower, a Stihl weed trimmer, and a Kohler gas pressure washer.