Thursday, December 26, 2013

Reward Offered for Info on Garage Break-Ins in Newark

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in thefts in garages of two Newark homes.

The Newark Division of Police reports:
  • In the early morning hours of Nov. 11, suspect(s) broke into a detached garage at a home on S. 24th St. and stole tools, knives, a compound bow, and miscellaneous items.
  • Overnight on Nov. 10, suspect(s) broke into a detached garage in the 900 block of Idlewilde Ave. and stole several tools, electronics, a bike, an American flag, and miscellaneous items.

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.