Saturday, November 24, 2018

Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest in Vandalism at OSUN-COTC

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in an act of vandalism at the John L. and Christine Warner Library on The Ohio State University Newark/Central Ohio Technical College campus.  The Newark Division of Police reports, between Oct. 25-26, suspect(s) broke into the Warner Library and damaged five chairs that were valued at $5,000.  OSU-N/COTC is offering an additional $500 for anyone with information leading to an arrest of the those responsible for the damage.

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.