Tips received by Crime Stop Jamaica on illegal activities are continuing to increase.

According to the Manager of Crime Stop, Cherise Bruce Douglas, it has received more than 200 tips since the start of the year.

However, Mrs. Bruce Douglas says Jamaicans continue to bypass collecting rewards for effective tips given.

Cherise Bruce Douglas, Manager of Crime Stop.

Last year, there was a 68 per cent increase in the number of tips received by Crime Stop. Those included more than 1,000 tips on illegal firearms and wanted persons.