Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Reward Offered for Info on Purse Theft on Merchant Street and Misuse of Credit Cards

Suspects at store.

Suspect #1.

Suspect #2.
Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in the theft and unauthorized use of a credit card. The Newark Division of Police reports between Sept. 25-26, suspect(s) entered an attached garage at a home located in the 200 block of Merchant Street and stole a purse out of vehicle.  The purse contained a number of credit cards and other items.  Surveillance video shows the suspects using the credit cards at an ATM and a convenience store. The suspects are two white males. 
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.