Lexington police are asking for your help to catch a burglar and to find a man accused of stalking. If you have information about either the Crime of the Week or the Suspect of the Week, do not try to take action on your own. Call Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or at 1-877-970-2020. To place a free call on an AT&T Wireless phone, press *2020.
Crime of the Week
The Crime of the Week this week is a burglary from Foodland at 508 Eureka Springs Drive that was caught on camera. Just before 3 a.m. Dec. 4, a man in his 20s approached the store carrying a large rock, with a T-shirt pulled over his head. He smashed his way into the business and stole rolls of quarters and lottery tickets totaling several hundred dollars. Bluegrass Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to the solving of this crime.
Suspect of the Week
This week’s suspect of the week, Samuel Baughman, 37, is wanted on charges of stalking, violation of a protective order and fleeing from police. He is described as 6 feet, 1 inch tall, weighing 170 pounds.
Anyone with information that could lead to the apprehension of Baughman is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or toll-free at 1-877-970-2020. To place a free call on your AT&T cellphone, press *2020.