On Sunday, September 18, 2011, at approximately 3:00pm, a green 2000-2002 Chrysler Sebring was recorded on security video as it was driven to the front gate of Favret Heating and Cooling. The car was then driven to the rear lot on the west side of the business where the company vehicles were parked. Within minutes, a male suspect was recorded as he walked onto the parking lot and used a tool to open the door locks on several company vans. The man stole GPS units, cell phones and other property from the vans before exiting the lot. Police found that the fence on the rear lot was cut in order for the suspect to gain entry to the vehicle lot. Surveillance video of the suspect in the commission of the crime may be viewed at our website, www.stopcrime.org.
Suspect is described as: Male/White, fair complexion, crew cut hair, 5’8”-5’10”, medium build, 175-185lbs, late 20’s to early 30’s, wearing a light colored tee shirt, light colored knee length basketball style shorts, crew style white socks and athletic shoes.
Crime Stoppers has posted a reward of up to $2,000.00 for any information received by November 16, 2011, leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the persons responsible for this crime. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at www.stopcrime.org and E-mail your tip. You can text a tip to “CRIMES” 274637, key word CMH.
Crime Stoppers does not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations. A special coding system protects the identity of the caller. Crime Stoppers also takes calls from persons with information about any felony. Information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of a felony suspect could qualify the caller for a reward as determined by the Crime Stoppers Board of Directors. For more information on Central Ohio Crime Stoppers, visit our website at www.stopcrime.org or call Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-877-645-TIPS (8477).
Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c) (3) 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 Central Ohio Crime Stoppers, Inc., P.O. BOX 16038, COLUMBUS, OH 43216-6038.
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