Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Reward Offered for Info on Theft at Wright Brothers Power in Newark

Suspect in store.

Suspect's vehicle.

Suspect's vehicle.
Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a theft from a business in Newark.  The Newark Division of Police reports, on Thursday, Jan. 25 around 2:30 p.m. a white male entered Wright Brothers Power on W. Church St. and stole a Husqvarna chainsaw valued at $300.  The suspect was driving a red, extended cab pickup truck with a light bar on top.

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.