Crime

Help police solve the theft of a $10,000 gold Rolex watch from The Castle

Herald-Leader staff report

Suspects in a theft at The Castle Jewelry and Pawn.
Suspects in a theft at The Castle Jewelry and Pawn.

Police are asking for your help to solve a theft of a Rolex watch. 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 is a theft of a Rolex watch from The Castle on New Circle Road.

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Suspects in a theft at The Castle Jewelry and Pawn. Lexington Division of Police

On April 7, a couple with an infant entered The Castle Jewelry and Pawn about 2 p.m.

The man tried on several watches, and in the confusion, he pocketed an 18-carat gold Rolex wrist watch valued at more than $10,000.

The theft wasn’t noticed until the couple had left.

Suspect of the Week

This week’s Suspect of the Week is Kenneth Stockton, 59 (see photo below). He is wanted for fraudulent use of a credit card for more than $500.

If you have information about Stockton, 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.

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