Crime

Crime and Suspect of the Week, Feb. 9, 2016

Surveillance video: Dollar General robbery

Police are looking for this man in the robbery of the Dollar General at 1421 Leestown Road on Dec. 19.
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Police are looking for this man in the robbery of the Dollar General at 1421 Leestown Road on Dec. 19.

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

A brazen robbery of the Dollar General at 1421 Leestown Road on Dec. 19 is this week’s Crime of the Week. Just before noon, a man entered the store and “casually walked around without making any attempt to cover or conceal his face,” police say. The man made a small purchase, then told the clerk he wanted to return it. As the cash register’s drawer opened, the man pulled out a boxcutter-style knife. He then helped himself to to the cash in the drawer and fled.

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

Suspect of the Week

This week’s Suspect of the Week is Ryan Tee Slone, 21, wanted on a charge of receiving stolen property over $10,000. Police said he failed to appear for trial. Slone is described as 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds.

Anyone with information that could lead to the apprehension of Slone 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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