Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Reward Offered for Info on Stolen Items at Dawes Arboretum and Misuse of Credit Card

Suspect in theft of items at Dawes Arboretum.
Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in the theft of items from a vehicle parked at Dawes Arboretum. The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports on Saturday, September 25 suspect(s) broke out the windows of an SUV and stole several items including a purse containing credit cards and an iPad. The suspect(s) has withdrawn $7,000 from the victim’s bank account.
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.