Sunday, May 5, 2013

Reward Offered for Info on Burglary on Northbrook Ct. in Heath

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a burglary at a Heath home. The Heath Police Department reports around 4:15 a.m. on April 11, a suspect broke into a home in the 900 block of Northbrook Ct. The victim saw the suspect and fired a gunshot at the suspect and missed. The suspect fled on foot with the victim's wallet, cash, and bank card. The suspect is described as six-feet-tall and wearing a black hoodie.

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.