Thursday, September 24, 2015

Reward Offered for Info on Threats to North Fork School District

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in threats made regarding homecoming festivities in the North Fork Local School District.  The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports on Monday, September 14 the school district received letters threatening violence during homecoming activities because of interracial dating at Utica High School.  At this time investigators do not believe these threats are connected to the recent bomb threat at Newton Elementary.
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.