Stories tagged with: Theft

October 6, 2013 - 10:48pm
42 weeks 2 days ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying individuals in connection to a robbery.

Information leading to an arrest in break-ins and thefts from storage units in Newark will result in a reward of up to $1,000 dollars.

The Newark Division of Police reports between July 31st and August 5th, suspect(s) broke into four storage units on West Canal Street and stole various items. Some of the items stolen include jewelry and electronics One of these units was broken into...

September 4, 2013 - 5:11pm
46 weeks 6 days ago

There were a reported 48 break-ins last month alone.

According to the Zanesville Police Department, the break-ins span throughout the entire city. Captain Tony Coury says of the 48, there have been 10 break-ins to garages and out buildings, and 3 have been in the area of Taylor and Bell Streets.

Everything from lawn mowers to power tools have been stolen. Coury says the cause for the increase is most likely due to high drug usage in the area and the poor economy.

There are...

December 12, 2011 - 5:21pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

Tough economic times are hurting Ohio's libraries, but budget cuts aren't the only issue they're facing.

The state's public libraries lose about 2% of their materials to thieves.  Blair Tom of the Muskingum County Library System said theft is more of a problem in larger cities like Columbus, but he has seen an increase in the number of items being stolen.

"Our experience is that it's more the media type of materials that disappear, certainly some books and printed...

December 8, 2011 - 5:01pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are asking for the public's help in connection with a theft at the Winerak.

Detective Sgt. Ric Roush says they are hoping someone recognizes the suspect in this surveillance photo.

He says on November 4th at around 4:30 p.m. a woman with blonde hair, wearing dark sunglasses and a dark blue coat walked into the Winerak on Maple Avenue.

The woman began taking large items off the store racks and placed them in a grocery cart.

Roush says she then walked...

January 31, 2011 - 6:08pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

The Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a theft from a Newark business.

Newark Police report overnight on December 29, 2010, someone stole a commercial air conditioning unit from Subway restaurant located at 335 Mt. Vernon Rd.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at (740)349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058.

December 22, 2010 - 4:57pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a grand theft investigation.

According to Detective Steve Welker on Friday December 3rd at around 2 p.m. a woman stole $500 from a purse in the Wal-Mart parking lot on the Maysville Pike.

Welker says the suspect was in a dark colored SUV, possibly a Nissan 4-Runner.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Sheriff's Office at (740)452-3637 ext. 103

December 13, 2010 - 11:17am
3 years 32 weeks ago

The Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information on a scam that robbed an elderly woman out of several thousand dollars.

Newark Police report on the morning of November 9, an 88-year-old Newark woman made a withdrawal from a bank on N.2nd St. in downtown Newark and then went home.

Police say a male suspect called the woman at home later that day, identified himself as a detective and asked her to return to the bank and make a withdrawal of $6,...

October 31, 2010 - 5:57pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

Do you have a piece of the puzzle that could help local authorities solve a crime?

The Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information on the theft of a Newark business. It happened overnight on September 16th. The police department says an individual stole several tools, valuing more than $2,000, from Freedom Recycling on Mount Vernon Road. The tools taken include, chainsaws, wrenches, hammers, and drills.

If you have a tip, you're...

October 24, 2010 - 4:33pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help in solving the theft of thousands of dollars of tools and supplies that were taken from a Newark worksite.

It happened sometime between September 2nd and 7th. The police department reports an individual broke into a Deer Creek Excavating tool trailer that was parked outside a site at O'bannon and McKinley Avenues. Some of the items missing include an air compressor, saws, and copper wire.

Anyone with information on this crime...

September 12, 2010 - 8:26pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is looking into the theft of a credit card, and it's offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information on this crime.

The Heath Police Department says a Florida woman notified officers back in June that an individual had used her credit card at a Heath Walmart and made of purchase of $1,350. Officers say the woman indicated she had never been to Ohio and had no idea how the suspect got a hold of her credit card information.

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