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.