Citizen tips help Crime Solvers arrest 40 suspects in 2020

Citizen tips help Crime Solvers arrest 40 suspects in 2020
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CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Thanks to tips from citizens, Crime Solvers said they were able to solve over 71 crimes in 2020.

Last year, Crime Solvers received more than 600 anonymous tips through the p3Tips mobile app and the Crime Solvers Hotline. This led to more than 71 crimes being solved and 40 suspects arrested.

“You also helped recover $11,500 in drugs and over $41,000 in stolen or missing property. Our proudest accomplishment, however, is that the Crime Solvers Board of Directors approved the payment of over $8,950 in cash rewards!” Crime Solvers said in a release.

Anyone with information on an unsolved crime or wanted person in Chesterfield County or Colonial Heights is asked to call 804-748-0660.

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