Crime

Crime and Suspect of the Week, Jan. 26, 2016

This man stole a Wal-Mart gift card out of a Christmas card, police say.
This man stole a Wal-Mart gift card out of a Christmas card, police say.

Lexington police are asking for your help to apprehend the Christmas Card Mail Thief.

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, Bluegrass Crime Stoppers is asking you to help find the Christmas Card Mail Thief. On Dec. 20, a victim reported mailing at the Bluegrass Station post office on Lansdowne Drive a sealed Christmas card containing a Wal-Mart gift card. The gift card never made it to its destination, and the suspect pictured above was caught on camera using the gift card.

Bluegrass Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 cash reward leading to the solving of this crime.

Suspect of the Week

The Suspect of the Week is Richard Andrew Vance, 21, wanted on charges of robbery. He is described as 6 feet, 1 inch tall, weighing 160 pounds.

Anyone with information that could lead to the apprehension of Vance 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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