Sunday, October 1, 2017

Reward Offered for Info on Metal Thefts from TJ Evans Foundation & The Works

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in thefts from the Thomas J. Evans Foundation and The Works.  The Newark Division of Police reports, on Sept. 1 suspect(s) stole 6 plaques, 3 from the Evans Foundation on E. Walnut St. and 3 from the bike trail near Ohio 16 and Country Club Drive.  Between Aug. 13-14 suspect(s) stole the bases and poles to 20 small tables located in The Works courtyard. 

Anyone with information on these crimes 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.