Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Reward Offered for Gun Thefts in Johnstown

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in the theft of numerous firearms from a home in Johnstown.  The Johnstown Police Department reports between late December 2014 and April 5, 2015 suspect(s) stole multiple firearms and ammunition from a home located on the first block of College Ave. The stolen guns include Remington and Winchester shotguns and a Ruger Blackhawk
Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call 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.