Thursday, March 19, 2015

Reward Offered for Most Wanted Man, Ralph Eugene Wood

Ralph Eugene Wood
Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of Ralph Eugene Wood.  Wood, 53, is wanted on an arrest warrant for rape in Licking County.  His last known address is 131 N. Fulton Avenue, Newark, OH.   Wood is a white male, 5 feet 7 inches, 170 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes.  Police believe he may be driving a 2000 Ford Ranger pick-up truck, red in color, with Ohio registration number, GDJ-1641.  It is believed if not in Newark, Wood could be in either the Columbus and/or Marysville, OH area(s). 
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058 or Newark Police Detective Steve Vanoy at 740-670-7201.  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.