Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Up to $1,000 Reward for info on Copper Theft

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in three break-ins and thefts from a business in Thornville.

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports CTS Telecommunications, located at 10113 Jacksontown Rd., was broken into three times between Feb. 2 – 28 and each time the suspects stole large amounts of copper wire valued at several thousand dollars. The three thefts occurred on Feb. 2, Feb. 5-7, and Feb. 28.

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.