Friday, March 2, 2012

Up to a $1,000 Reward Offered for Info on Trailer Theft

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a trailer theft from a parking lot at a Newark business. The Newark Division of Police reports between Dec. 30-31, someone stole a trailer parked in the lot at Patty's Dance Center at 215 Northtowne Ct. This is the second time in three years a trailer has been stolen at this location. The trailer contained several red stools. The trailer is described as a 2006 Haul cargo trailer with double axles and gray in color.

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.