What do people do when they want to ‘do the right thing’ because they know of a crime or have information that may help, but they are too close to the crime and are scared or fear retaliation?
Where does a parent go that loves their child but says in an anonymous tip “I just want him away from my daughter” referring to a fugitive sex offender wanted on a warrant in Texas but now in Minnesota?
How does a former drug dealer turn over a new leaf without incurring personal harm saying “I am scared to go there anymore I know they will hurt me”?
Rochester/Olmsted Crime Stoppers is affiliated with MN Crime Stoppers
Crime Stoppers of Minnesota provides an Alternative to Silence when it is difficult or impossible to report known information about a crime. For over thirty years Crime Stoppers of Minnesota has been collecting tips about crime and paying rewards to help fight crime and solve cases.
Now you and your community can help solve some of the crimes in our city and take fugitives off the street!
On December 14, 2015, shortly after 11 am, the Sterling Bank at 5600 Hwy 52 North was robbed. The suspect informed the teller that he had a gun, and left on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. It appears that the suspect was wearing a hooded sweatshirt from the “get lucky” marathon. The suspect is described as about 6’ to 6’2” tall, thin build, unshaven, and possibly around 35 years old.
Rochester Police Department and Olmsted County Sheriff's Department are proudly and actively a part of MN Crimestoppers. If you have any information that could lead to an arrest or assist Law Enforcement in solving a crime - you are encouraged to submit a tip knowingly or anonymously.
101 4th Street Southeast
Rochester , MN
Ph: 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)