Sunday, August 26, 2012

Cash reward offered for info on guns stolen from cars

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in guns being stolen out of vehicles parked in Newark's north end. The Newark Division of Police reports:

Between July 15-29, someone stole a gun out of a parked car on W. Channel St.

Between July 22-25. someone stole a gun and gun accessories out of a parked car on E. Channel St.

On July 30, someone stole a gun, electronics, and cash out of a parked car on Stare Rd.

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.