This week, police are asking for your help to catch a pair of thieves. 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
This week’s Crime of the Week is a brazen robbery from the Shell station at 176 West New Circle Road on Jan. 17. Just after 7 a.m., a man got some coffee in the station and made some small talk with the clerk. He mentioned he’d forgotten his wallet in his car. Moments later, he returned, flipped open a pocket knife and demanded cash from the cash register. The man never tried to conceal his face.
Bluegrass Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the solving of this crime.
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Suspect of the Week
The Suspect of the Week this week, Donny Wayne Helton is wanted on multiple counts of theft, being a persistent felony offender, probation violation, and pending felony cases. Helton, 31, is described as 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighing 165 pounds.
Anyone with information that could lead to the apprehension of Helton 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.