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Crime Stoppers: Suspects Wanted In Car Burglary Accused Of Fraudulent Charges

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– It’s becoming a weekly occurence across Lexington neighborhoods and shopping centers, car burglaries leading to fraudulent credit card purchases.  Only this time, the person of interest found a new way in.   Police are looking for the suspect who allegedly broke into a vehicle and stole credit cards, while the other suspects then went on a shopping spree at multiple Lexington locations.

Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Person Of The Week: July 25, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Lexington Police are searching for the Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Person of the Week.  They’re looking for 25-year-old Jesse Angel.  He’s wanted for burglary, theft and probation violation. He is described as 6’3”, 160 pounds. If you see him, call the Crime Stoppers tipline at (859) 253-2020, or text your information to ‘CRIMES’ and in the text, write "LEX P-D" then your tip. 

Crime Stoppers: Thief Targets Laundromat

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A thief who was looking to clean up at a Lexington laundromat got away empty-handed, and now police are hoping to catch him before he strikes again.

Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Person Of The Week: July 18, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Police need help finding the Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Person of the Week. Bluegrass Crime Stoppers hopes you know where to find 55-year-old Frankie Poteet.  He’s wanted for shoplifting and three counts of Wanton Endangerment. Poteet is 5’8” and 160 pounds, If you see him, call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at (859) 253-2020 or text your information to ‘CRIMES’ and in the text write ‘LEX P-D’ then your anonymous tip. 

Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Person Of The Week: July 11, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Lexington Police are searching for the Most Wanted Person of the Week. 48-year-old Terry Lee Travis is wanted for felony theft and fleeing from police. He is described as 5’11”, 170 pounds. If you see him, call Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or text your information to ‘CRIMES’. Be sure to include ‘LEX P-D’ in your tip. 

Crime Stoppers: Police Seek Suspects In BCTC Thefts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police are looking for two women seen on surveillance video stealing from Bluegrass Community Technical College. While it might seem like one of the last places people would have to worry about being a victim of a theft, authorities say that’s not always the case. "Even if you’re at work, you have to be mindful that there are going to be people coming into your office that you’re not familiar with," said Detective Mark Tho…

Crime Stoppers: Police Warn Against Leaving Valuables In Car

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The summer burglary season is in full swing, and car thieves are stealing valuables from vehicles. On May 9 at Jacobson Park, two women left items in their car and it was broken into, according to the Lexington Police Department.

Crime Stoppers: Police Searching For Suspect In Bryan Station Robbery Spree

LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Lexington Police are concerned that a man at the center of a string of robberies in Bryan Station may hurt someone or get hurt himself.  "He’s either going to go to jail for a very long time, to the point where this is not recoverable for him in his life, or he’s going to end up dead, and we don’t want to see that happen to anybody," said Detective Mark Thomas with the Lexington Police Department.  Thomas said that police believe the man is…

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