Crime Fighting’s “Secret” Weapon – Anonymous Tips

Nearly one year after a father of two was gunned down in front of his home, the lead suspect in the murder was found 700 miles away thanks to an anonymous tip given by a Nixle user. By using Nixle Tip Watch, a Utah citizen was able to quickly get in contact with the Redondo Beach PD in California and alert them that their murder suspect was in Utah.

Two Arrested In Snowblower Thefts

In the late months of 2012, several snowblower thefts occurred in the Truckee area.Truckee PD issued a Nixle Alert to all Truckee residents warning them of the ongoing thefts. Following the Nixle Alert, informed local citizens advised the Truckee Investigations Unit of possible suspects. In conjunction with open investigative leads, the Truckee Police Department was able to identify two local suspects who were involved.The suspects were specifically targeting Honda snowblowers, which are popular in the Truckee Tahoe area, and have a retail price of $3,000 on average.