Monday, June 25, 2012

Reward offered for info on Break-Ins in Heath and Newark

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in two break-ins in Heath and Newark.

The Heath Police Department reports overnight on April 20, a suspect broke into the Masonic Temple at 875 Irvingwick Dr. and stole a flat screen television and a sword.

The Newark Police Department reports overnight on May 23, a suspect broke into a house in the 200 block of Montgomery Ave. and stole two flat screen televisions.

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.