Monday, October 29, 2018

Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest of Suspect in Theft from Newark Business

Suspect on bike.

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, between 9:00-9:30am on Friday, Oct. 12 a white male stole items from Ruth Justice Hair Designers on the 700 block of W. Church Street.  The suspect was wearing a dark t-shirt and dark shorts and was riding a bicycle.

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.