The volume of tips received in the beginning of 2014 clearly shows that the upcoming year is going to mark remarkable success for SWFL Crime Stoppers. Exactly, in the start of New Year, SWFL Crime Stoppers have received a bunch of tips which would surely lead to a big number of arrests. Since first January, Crime stoppers received 479 tips that led to 70 arrests solving 156 criminal cases.
Apart from this, the anonymous tips also helped the authorities to seize six weapons along with seizure of stolen property and narcotics of $213,902 worth. Statistically speaking, Crime stoppers usually receive 350 and 370 tips in a one month which generally leads to 50 to 55 arrests. But the figure of tips received in the beginning of New Year clearly shows that “our community has set upon the task to get rid of the criminal activities” said Crime Stoppers coordinator, Trish Routte.
He further said it is really encouraging for us to receive high profile cases tips from our anonymous tippers and gone are the days when people had to remain silent due to numerous reasons. Furthermore he was of the opinion that “We hope that this trend will continue throughout the year and all the criminals involved in different crime activities will be put in behind the bars”.
If you have any information pertaining to any unaddressed criminal activity, feel free to contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 780-TIPS (8477).
Lastly, your identity will be safeguarded with anonymity and you would also receive a cash reward of $1,000. You can also submit your Tips on our official web portal www.swflcrimestoppers.