Thursday, January 28, 2021

Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest on Jeep Theft in Thornville

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in thefts from homes in Thornville.  The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports, during the overnight hours on Monday, Dec. 14, suspect(s) stole a Tom Tom GPS from a pickup truck parked in a garage in a home in the 100 block of Bobcat Court.  Also, suspect(s), stole a Jeep Wrangler Willy license plate number GWF5088 from a home in the 100 block of Quailrun Road.  The Jeep was black, with a hardtop and big tires. Authorities believe the thefts are related.  The suspect has been described as a white male, wearing a black jacket, brown winter hat and dark colored shoes. He was carrying a blue backpack.


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 serious crime. 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.