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...
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.
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...
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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.
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.
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.