Monday, November 12, 2018

Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest of Suspect(s) in Theft from Country Store

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in the theft of cigarettes from a store in Jacksontown.  The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports, during the overnight hours on Saturday, Sept. 8 suspects broke into the National Trails Country Store on National Trail Road and stole a large amount of cigarettes valued at more than $5,000.  The suspects were described as white males, wearing dark pants and hoodies and yellow gloves.

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.