CrimeStoppers offers new incentives

POSTED: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 2:32pm

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 11:58pm

CrimeStoppers is making it easier, and more beneficial, to report criminals. People can cash in on up to $5,000 for the right information. Previously people could get up to $1,000 for reporting on a single homicide. Now, that reward will be as much as $2,500 for an arrest and indictment of a person responsible for a homicide.

It's a simple process to get in touch with CrimeStoppers. People can call, use the web, ore even text message their tips to the tip line. And most importantly, everyone stays anonymous.

Since its start, CrimeStoppers has assisted law enforcement in solving nearly 10,000 crimes and has paid out almost 1.3 million dollasrs in rewards money.