Reward offered for stolen weaponsA $500 reward is being offered for information regarding the theft of three rifles from a vehicle in Mitchell that occurred sometime between Dec. 30 and Jan. 3.
By: Staff reports, The Daily Republic
A $500 reward is being offered for information regarding the theft of three rifles from a vehicle in Mitchell that occurred sometime between Dec. 30 and Jan. 3.
The rifles — a black Olympic AR-15 .223-caliber rifle, a Ruger .30-06 boltaction rifle and a Ruger 10-22 .22-caliber rifle — were stolen from a white pickup truck parked on North Minnesota Street in Mitchell between 4 p.m. on Dec. 30 and 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 3.
The stolen property is valued at $2,100.
The owner has offered a $250 reward in addition to the $250 reward offered by Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers for any information that leads to the arrest of anyone involved with the theft.
Call Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers with any information regarding this incident or suspicious activity in this area at this time at 996-1700.
Calls remain anonymous and a cash reward is available if it leads to the arrest of the subject or subjects involved. There are no caller IDs attached to this phone line.
To send a crime tip via text message, text “MITCS” plus a message to 274637. Upon receipt of a tipster’s first incoming message, the system will auto reply with a confirmation containing the tipster’s unique tip ID. Anonymous two-way communication can then occur between the tipster and investigators.
Crime tips can also be submitted at www.mitchellcrimestoppers.org.
A minimum of $250 is paid for rewards on all “Crimes of the Week” solved through Crime Stoppers. Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers offers this reward.
To date, 333 crimes have been solved through information from Crime Stoppers.