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Crimes of the Week

Wanted Fugitive
Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help locate a wanted fugitive.

Luke I Reinhart is wanted by the Van Wert County Sheriff's Office on a warrant for violation of probation on an original charge of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide. Reinhart is described as; white male, 34 years of age, 5'11" tall, 167 lbs. black hair, and hazel eyes. He was last known to live in the Van Wert area but has been at large since August of 2013. If you have any information about his whereabouts call Crime Stoppers 419-238-7867. You will not have to give your name or reveal your identity.

If your information helps locate this wanted fugitive Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1000.
Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week Crime: B & E Release Date: 03-27-14
Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert City Police department solve a Breaking and Entering at the Van Wert Variety Store located at 315 E. Main St in the city of Van Wert.

Sometime after 5pm on March 25th someone entered the business and stole several items. The thief made off with over 300 Playstation games 20 assorted Knives 2 boxes of Magic cards 15 disposable lighters 2 small swords and approximately $20.00 in change.

If you have any information about this crime call Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867). You will not have to give your name or reveal your identity. If your information helps to solve this case Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1000.

Crime Stoppers also pays cash rewards for information about other felony crimes or wanted fugitives not reported on the Crime of the Week.

Remember Crime doesn’t pay but Crime Stoppers DOES!
Crime: Burglary Release Date: 02-26-14
Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert City Police department solve a Burglary that occurred at the 418 George St in the city of Van Wert.

Sometime between 1:30am and 3pm on Feb 20th someone entered the residence. The thief made off with a Black 360 X-Box with 3 controllers a Call of Duty Ghost game USMC ring with a Topaz and an engagement ring with one large stone and several small stones behind.

If you have any information about this crime call Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867). You will not have to give your name or reveal your identity. If your information helps to solve this case Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1000.

Crime Stoppers also pays cash rewards for information about other felony crimes or wanted fugitives not reported on the Crime of the Week.

Remember Crime doesn’t pay but Crime Stoppers DOES!
Crime: B & E Release Date: 01-20-14

Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert City Police department solve a Breaking and Entering at AJ’s Sweepstakes located at 1150 S Shannon St in the city of Van Wert.

Sometime after 10pm on January 14th 2014 someone entered the business by prying on a door on the east side of the building. The thief made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The surveillance video shows what appears to be a white male wearing dark pants and a gray sweatshirt enter the building.

If you have any information about this crime call Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867). You will not have to give your name or reveal your identity. If your information helps to solve this case Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1000.

Crime Stoppers also pays cash rewards for information about other felony crimes or wanted fugitives not reported on the Crime of the Week.
Crime: Breaking and Entering Release Date: 12-31-13
Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert City Police department solve a Breaking and Entering that occurred at the Verizon Wireless store located at 1200 S. Shannon St in the city of Van Wert.

At approximately 2:23am on December 29th 2013 a blunt object was thrown thru the front door. 3 Black Males were seen on video entering the store and stealing merchandise. It appears there was a fourth male driving the get away vehicle. The get away vehicle may have been Maroon in color. These individual are not believe to be from this area.

If you have any information about this crime call Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867). You will not have to give your name or reveal your identity. If your information helps to solve this case Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1000.

Crime Stoppers also pays cash rewards for information about other felony crimes or wanted fugitives not reported on the Crime of the Week.

Remember Crime doesn’t pay but Crime Stoppers DOES!
Crime: Breaking & Entering Release Date: 08-27-13
Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert City Police department solve a Breaking & Entering which occurred at the 220 Kenwick Dr. in the city of Van Wert.

Sometime between 23rd and 26nd of August someone enter the residence which is currently under renovations and stole some tools. The thief stole a 12v Bosch Drill with accessories and a 6 gallon Portes Cable Air compressor.

If you have any information about this crime call Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867). You will not have to give your name or reveal your identity. If your information helps to solve this case Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1000.

Crime Stoppers also pays cash rewards for information about other felony crimes or wanted fugitives not reported on the Crime of the Week.

Remember Crime doesn’t pay but Crime Stoppers DOES!
Crime: Burglary

Release Date: 08-13-13

Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert County Sheriff’s department solve an aggravated burglary which occurred at 10351 Lincoln Hwy in Pleasant Township Van Wert County.

On August 11th 2013 a person at the residence heard a noise coming from the garage and went to investigate. After entering the garage the resident was assaulted by an unknown suspect or suspects. The assailant fled the scene. No items were discovered missing.

If you have any information about this crime call Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867). You will not have to give your name or reveal your identity. If your information helps to solve this case Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1000.

Crime Stoppers also pays cash rewards for information about other felony crimes or wanted fugitives not reported on the Crime of the Week.

Remember Crime doesn’t pay but Crime Stoppers DOES!
News Release 08-07-2013 Burglary
Delphos Ohio
Released by Coordinator Lt Doug Weigle


The Van Wert County Crime Stoppers organization is pleased to announce the payment of a reward in the amount of $1000.00 for a tip received. The tip was received a few days after a Burglary took place in Delphos Ohio involving 2 masked men. The thieves stole several items after physically assaulting a young man at the residence located in the 400 blk of S Canal St. on July 10th. The victim had to be treated at a hospital for his injuries.
The anonymous tip was crucial to the arrest and capture of Andrew J. Miller age 27 who is accused of assaulting the victim in this crime.
Andrew J. Miller is currently being held at the Van Wert County Jail.
Crime Stoppers would like to remind you if you have any information about other felony crimes or wanted fugitives please call Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867).
Crime: Burglary Release Date: 07-19-13

Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert City Police department solve a burglary that occurred at 693 N . Market St in the city of Van Wert.

Sometime between 6:30pm and Midnight on July 3rd someone gained entry to the residence by climbing through a north side window. The thief had to break the screen to gain entry.

If you have any information about this crime call Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867). You will not have to give your name or reveal your identity. If your information helps to solve this case Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1000.

Crime Stoppers also pays cash rewards for information about other felony crimes or wanted fugitives not reported on the Crime of the Week.

Remember Crime doesn’t pay but Crime Stoppers DOES!
 

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