Date:                April 4, 2008

Contact:           K. Jacob Ruppert                                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tel.:                  (318) 256-9789

 

BIG STAR ARMED ROBBERY JOINS CRIME STOPPERS’ LIST OF REWARDS OFFERED.

 

Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information on the February 20, 2008 armed robbery of the Toledo Town Big Star.

 

***CALL WITH TIPS ON THE NEW CRIME STOPPERS HOTLINE: 256-4511***

            Crime Stoppers of Sabine will give up to $1,000 to anyone providing information leading to an arrest and filing of criminal charges in the armed robbery of the Toledo Town Big Star grocery store on February 20, 2008.  The Toledo Town Big Star was robbed by a masked gunman when two employees were dropping off the night deposit at Peoples State Bank.  There are no suspects.

Anyone with information about this robbery is urged to contact the Crime Stoppers Hotline at (318) 256-4511. All hotline calls are received on a stand-alone telephone without caller ID and conversations are not recorded.  Upon placing the call to Crime Stoppers, the caller will be assigned a confidential Crime Stoppers code.  Once an arrest has been made and prosecution against a suspect has begun, the Crime Stopper caller can call back to discuss with the Crime Stoppers Coordinator details on the transfer of the cash reward. 

Another rewards currently offered by Crime Stoppers are cash rewards of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and filing of charges in the murders of Millie Lambert in Noble on January 28, 2008 and Shawn Edward Meshell in Zwolle on February 24, 2008.

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