This week, police are asking for your help to catch a Lowe’s theft ring. 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 series of high-dollar thefts from Lowe’s stores in Lexington by an organized ring of thieves. The most recent was on Feb. 29, when they stole two Dyson vacuums valued at $1,000. The items were later returned for a gift card, which was then pawned for cash.
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, Jason R. Taylor, 38, is wanted on charges of trafficking cocaine, fleeing from police in a motor vehicle, and tampering with evidence. He is described as 5 feet, 11 inches tall, weighing 210 pounds.
Anyone with information that could lead to the apprehension of Taylor 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.