Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Up to $1,000 Reward on Info on Thefts from Vehicles

Suspect using stolen debit card at Speedway in Columbus.
Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in several thefts from vehicles in Johnstown. The Licking County Sheriff's Office reports between March 22-23, suspect(s) stole several items from vehicles parked outside at seven residences in the 9,000 – 10,000 blocks of Cooper Rd. Stolen items include: tools, personal items, electronics, and a debit card that was later used at three Columbus area gas stations.

Anyone with information on these crimes 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.