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Prince George Crime Stoppers records a historic year in 2019

More than 700 tips received last year
A major police incident unfolded at 4th Ave. and Dominion Street including arrests. (via Jessica Fedigan)

Prince George Crime Stoppers is celebrating 35 years in 2020 and also has another reason to celebrate after a record year in 2019.

According to numbers released today (Jan. 3), a total of 750 tips were received, a 28 per cent increase from 586 in 2018. 

The tips resulted in 14 arrests, six cases cleared and 11 cash rewards approved. 

Drug seizure amounts totaled $1,827,361, while $545,657 in cash was recovered. 

Total numbers for last year are as follows: 

  • Tips received: 750
  • Arrests made: 14
  • Number of awards approved: 11
  • Value of awards approved: $2,490
  • Value of seized property and drugs recovered: $1,857,361

Crime Stoppers is a non-profit society run by police and citizens; information provided is kept anonymous. 

You can contact Crime Stoppers with tips at 1-800-222-8477, or you can submit an electronic tip through the Prince George Crime Stoppers website