Central Ohio Crime Stoppers is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect involved in Identity Theft which took place in the Columbus and Grandview areas.
In July and August of 2014, an unidentified male obtained the personal information of another and opened a credit card using the victim’s information. With this fraudulent credit card, the suspect was able to charge in excess of $7,000.00 at various grocery outlets, including several Kroger locations on Chambers Rd., 1350 N High St., and 1050 Sycamore St. The suspect also made fraudulent retail purchases at Staples and Dibellas, both on Olentangy River Rd., Lowes at 2345 Silver Dr., Walmart at 5200 Westpoint Plaza, Old Navy at Easton Market, Dicks Sporting Goods at 1656 Stringtown Rd., Sears Hardware at 1800 W. Henderson Rd. and The Rack bar in Grandview. The suspect is described as: White/Male, early to mid-20’s, clean-cut, medium build, wearing a green, blue, and white striped pullover shirt and light shorts. Surveillance video of the suspect can be viewed on our website at www.stopcrime.org.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the person(s) responsible for this crime. Anyone with information 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.
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 Stopper’s, Inc., P.O. Box 16038, Columbus, OH 43216-6038.