Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Up to $1,000 Reward on Business Break-In

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a business break-in and theft in Newark. The Newark Division of Police reports on or about Jan. 22-23, someone broke into the Law Office of Vicky Christiansen, located at 172 Hudson Ave. The suspect(s) stole several items from the office building, to include two laptop computers.  Law enforcement is currently analyzing physical evidence recovered from the scene, to include video surveillance.

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.