Monday, November 13, 2017

Reward Offered for Info on Home Burglary in Jersey Township

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a burglary and theft at a home in Jersey Township.  The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports, during the evening hours on Saturday, Oct. 28 a suspect came to a home on the 9000 block of Jug Street Road and asked the homeowner for directions to U.S. 62.  The following afternoon, when the homeowner came home from work, he noticed the home had been broken into and a large amount of cash was missing. 

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888. 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.