Tagging near Hilliard Rome Rd.

Between July 1st and August 5th, there have been at least a dozen reports of graffiti painting damage in the area of Hilliard Rome Rd. and Springdale Blvd. on Columbus’ far west side. In red spray paint, variations of the letters “W”, “RBW”, “xJx”, and symbols have been painted on privacy fencing, cars, mailboxes, and buildings. Most of the damage is believed to be occurring after 10pm and before 6am. Photos of the vandalism may be viewed on our www.stopcrime.org website.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the persons responsible for this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-645-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.