Noon Kiwanis Club donates to Crimestoppers

Photo courtesy of the Daily Freeman Journal

The Noon Kiwanis Club recently donated $600 to Hamilton County Crimestoppers. Since 2012 Hamilton County Crimestoppers tips have resulted in 110 people arrested, over $5,000 in rewards being paid, and 411 tips generated by TipSoft, which is completely anonymous. Crimestoppers is conducting its bi-yearly fundraising effort and contributions can be mailed to Crimestoppers, PO Box 315, Webster City, IA 50595, or contact any Crimestoppers member. Shown are Craig Blaufuss, Kiwanis Treasurer Troy Thilges, Mary Harris, and Darlene Dingman.

New TipSoft sponsors announced

Photo courtesy of Daily Freeman Journal

Thank you to Town & Country Insurance and IMT Insurance Group for sponsoring the TipSoft program for the Hamilton County Crime Stoppers beginning August 1, 2017.

This morning Town & Country Insurance and IMT Insurance Group employees presented the Hamilton County Crimestoppers Board with a check for their sponsorship. We value their dedication to assisting local law enforcement in keeping our communities safe for everyone.

Crime Stoppers mark 4 years

97 individuals apprehended; $4,350 in rewards paid

Anne Blankenship (ablankenship@freemanjournal.netThe Daily Freeman Journal


Members of the Crimestoppers board include: from the left, EJS Police Chief Steve Butler, Webster City Police Chief Shiloh Mork, Darlene Dingman, Mary Harris, Terry Christensen, Alice Heinrich, Kathy Getting, Dalene Schlitter, Darcy Swon and Rev. Craig Blaufuss.

In its first few years of existence, the Hamilton County Crimestoppers have logged an impressive record.

Thanks to tips from local citizens, 97 individuals have been apprehended and $4,350 in reward money has been awarded for those tips.

The organization publishes a Most Wanted poster which features individuals wanted on a variety of charges. The posters offer photos of the individuals, the charges and the amount of the reward for information.

The Crimestoppers organization is comprised of volunteers from all across Hamilton County. Funds raised by the organization are primarily used to pay tipsters for information leading to the apprehension of suspects with outstanding warrants, according to Crime Stoppers board President Terry Christensen.

“All funds raised stay in Hamilton county […]

WCF Financial Bank sponsors TipSoft

WCF Financial Bank TipSoft Donation