Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Reward Offered for Info on Theft from Garage on Poplar Ave. in Newark

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a breaking and entering and theft from a Newark garage.  The Newark Division of Police reports, on Jan. 15 suspect(s) broke into a garage on the first block of Poplar Ave. and stole a number of items including: an air compressor, a lawn mower and a snow blower.  The combined value of the stolen items was approximately $2,000.

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.