Saturday, March 30, 2019

Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest of Package Thieves

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in recent thefts in Newark.  The Newark Division of Police reports, on Tuesday, February 26, suspect(s) stole a package containing boots from the porch of a home located on the 400 block of Hudson Avenue.  On Thursday, February 28, suspect(s) stole a stole a package containing insulin from the porch of a home located on the 100 block of South 5th Street.  Crime Stoppers reminds residents that there are multiple ways to secure deliveries and prevent thefts – Have the packaged delivered to your workplace; Have deliveries go to a family member or friend you know will be home; Reschedule a delivery for when you will be home.

Crime Stoppers also takes calls from persons with information about any serious crime. A special coding system protects the identity of the caller but allows for the reward to be issued at a later time. If you have information on any other serious crimes, please call Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888.

Licking County Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization created in 1994, to help solve a kidnapping and assault of a five-year-old girl. 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. Licking County

Crime Stoppers posts information it receives from law enforcement agencies and makes no representation regarding the accuracy of the information. Licking County Crime Stoppers is not responsible for any error or omission relating to this information. The posting of this information is in fulfillment of the purposes of the non-profit organization to help solve crimes in Licking County.