Police are asking for your help to find a habitual shoplifter. If you have information about this crime, don’t try to take action on your own. Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020 or Bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.
Crime of the Week
This week’s Crime of the Week involves vacuum cleaner thefts from Target.
Over several days in early April, an individual entered Target on Reynolds Road and walked out with 4 vacuum cleaners valued in excess of $1,700.
The suspect returned on June 16, but did not get away with merchandise.
The suspect is described as male, 6 foot to 6 foot 4 inches tall and weighing between 220 and 250 pounds. He may have fled in a blue or black Toyota Camry.
Suspect of the Week
This week’s Suspect of the Week is Candace Smith, 35, (see photo below). She is wanted on trafficking controlled substances charges.