|Person of Interest in Pataskala home burglary. Photo was taken by surveilance camera at Speedway on Brice Rd.|
Monday, February 7, 2011
Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a home burglary in Pataskala. The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports on Jan. 18, someone broke into a home in the 6700 block of Wesleyan Church Rd., and stole several items including: guns, computers, jewelry, autographed sports memorabilia, and a bank debit card that was used at a Speedway store on Brice Rd. where a picture of a person of interest was taken by the store’s surveillance camera. The person of interest is described as a white male, with a beard, and wearing a hooded sweatshirt, toboggan, and blue jeans. The person of interest at Speedway was driving an older gold car with gray paint.
Items stolen from the home include: one Remington pump 12 gauge shotgun, one Ruger bolt action .22 caliber rifle, one semi-automatic rifle, one compound bow, two necklaces with diamond pendants, one HP laptop computer, one Dell laptop computer, electronics, collectible coins, Ohio State autographed sports memorabilia, a wallet containing a debit card, and other items.
Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058. A special coding system protects the identity of the caller but allows for the reward to be issued at a later time.
Crime Stoppers also takes calls from persons with information about any felony. Information leading to the arrest and indictment of a felony suspect could qualify the caller for a reward as determined by the Crime Stoppers’ Board. Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization. Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to: Licking County Crime Stoppers, Inc., P.O. Box 304, Newark, OH 43058-0304.
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