Sunday, April 22, 2012

Up to $1,000 Reward for Info on Gun Thefts

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to arrests in three recent thefts, involving guns being stolen from Newark residences. The Newark Division of Police reports:

  • Suspects entered a house on Rosebud Ave. on April 4 and stole two guns.
  • A gun was reported stolen sometime between March 23 – April 1 from a home in the 300 block of S. 21st St.
  • A gun was reported stolen March 4 from an apartment in the 900 block of Derby Downs Rd.

Anyone with information on these crimes 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.