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CrimeStoppers Touts 2013 Successes

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The Savannah and Chatham County chapter of CrimeStoppers says tips in 2013 led to the arrests of dozens of alleged criminals.

CrimeStoppers received 1,492 calls last year on a variety of crimes and suspects.

Those calls led to 83 arrests and solved 85 criminal cases.

Tips from the community led to arrests in two homicides, an aggravated assault, four robberies, four burglaries and 14 significant drug cases, officials said.

The CrimeStoppers Board of Directors approved $25,300 in reward monies for those tips that led to an arrest.

Of that, only 24% of the reward dollars were picked up by tipsters in 2013.

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