Thursday, November 12, 2015

Reward Offered for Info on Home Invasion on N. 24th St. in Newark

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in an aggravated burglary in Newark.  The Newark Division of Police reports, around 1:00 a.m. on Oct. 1 suspects entered a home on the 100 block of N. 24th Street, and struck a 61-year-old man with a crowbar several times while he was sleeping.  The suspects stole two TV’s, cash, and a cell phone. The suspects were described as white males and approximately 6-foot tall.  One had blond hair. 

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.