Friday, October 23, 2015

Reward Offered for Info on $250 Worth of Pennies Stolen from Storage

Suspect in green shirt at Walmart.
Suspect at Walmart.
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 storage unit. The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports, between August 1 and August 13 suspect(s) broke into a storage unit at Nice and Secure Storage on Fallsburg Rd. and stole a number of items including buckets and crates containing over $250 worth of pennies.  The suspect(s) cashed in the pennies at a coin machine at Walmart on 21st St. in Newark. 

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.