Crime

Crime and Suspect of the Week, Jan. 5, 2016

This man broke into a car in the Copperfield neighborhood, police say.
This man broke into a car in the Copperfield neighborhood, police say.

Bluegrass Crime Stoppers and Lexington police are asking for your help to catch a man who broke into a car in the Copperfield neighborhood and a man wanted on charges of felony theft and receiving stolen property.

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

At around 2:30 a.m. Dec. 5, a man was caught on camera breaking into a car on Haverwood Park in the Copperfield neighborhood and stealing an iPad valued at more than $1,000. The iPad was activated the following day in Georgetown. There have been about 15 thefts from vehicles in the area. Bluegrass Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the solving of this crime.

Suspect of the Week

Police are searching for Douglas Allen Miller on charges of felony theft and receiving stolen property. Miller, 48, is described as 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing 285 pounds. Police say Miller stole several large televisions from Wal-Marts in Lexington and Winchester and then pawned them for profit.

Anyone with information that could lead to the apprehension of Miller 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.

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