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Richland County Crimestoppers Crime of the Week


This week Richland County Crimestopper is a reported theft from the Town Pump south of Sidney. Upon investigation it was found that on January 17, 2017 a unknown male came into the Town Pump Store wearing a orange sweatshirt and was later observed in video shoplifting items from the store. Outside video shows the subject getting into a blue Dodge pickup short box with 4 doors.

Every day, more than $25 million worth of goods are stolen from retailers -- an amount that adds up to over $13 billion each year, according to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP). Nearly every type of store out there, from thrift shops to supermarkets to department stores, is vulnerable to shoplifters' sticky fingers.

In all, NASP estimates that there are 23 million shoplifters in the United States today (that's one in 11 people!). And, in the last five years, over 10 million people have been caught shoplifting.

As with any investigation it is possible that a member of the public saw or heard something that may assist investigators with the investigation of this matter. Crimestoppers believes that someone may have information on the person or persons that entered Town Pump and shoplifted from the business If you have knowledge or information on any crimes in Richland County, contact CRIMESTOPPERS by calling 433-6666 Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. You can also contact Crimestoppers in Richland County anytime (24/7) by going to our New Crimestoppers website at then going to Submit a Web Tip or by texting the code "CSRC plus your message to: 274637 (CRIMES). You can also contact the Richland County Sheriff's Office at 406-433-2919

The new Richland County Crimestoppers restarted in 2013 has already paid individuals providing information to law enforcement that led to the arrest of those committing crimes in Richland County.

Richland County Crimestoppers is asking anyone in the Savage and Lambert Communities that would be interested in serving on the Crimestoppers board in Richland County to please notify Undersheriff Robert Burnison with the Richland County Sheriff's Office at 406-433-2919

** Check the Wanted Person section of the Richland County Crimestoppers website each week for those wanted in Richland County. At least one new entry will be posted each week with photo if available. Crimestoppers is asking for information that would help lead to the arrest of those with an active warrant in Richland County.

Remember: As with all Crimestoppers tips, calls are not recorded and the call will remain confidential. You may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.00 for information concerning this case or any other serious crime.


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