• CMPD: Crime Stoppers tips led to hundreds of arrests in 2017

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Officials with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said Crime Stoppers tips led to hundreds of arrests in 2017.

    In the numbers released Wednesday morning, police said they paid out almost $38,000 to people who called in and provided tips to Crime Stoppers last year -- almost three times as much as in 2016.

    CMPD officials said the tips led to seven homicide and 23 robbery arrests, along with the arrests of more than 200 fugitives.

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