Sunday, April 20, 2014

Reward Offered for Info on Suspect Using Stolen Credit Card at Newark Walmart

Suspect at Newark Walmart.
Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a stolen credit card being used to purchase items at Walmart in Newark. The Newark Division of Police reports around 10:30 am on March 19, a purse was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 100 block of Wilwood Ave. A female suspect then used a stolen credit card from the purse to buy items at Walmart. A store security camera took pictures of the suspect.

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.