Monday, December 20, 2010

Up to $1,000 Reward for info on Credit Card Theft

Suspect in credit card theft shopping at Speedway on E. Main St. in Newark.
Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a credit card theft. The Newark Division of Police reports on Oct. 24, a victim reported a credit card being lost in the 300 block of E. Main St. in Newark. The suspect then used the credit card for a purchase at Speedway, on E. Main St., and at Save-A-Lot on E. Main St. A picture of the female suspect was taken by the surveillance camera at Speedway.

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.