- Thursday, December 12, 2013
An arrest made pertaining to an arson that occurred back in mid-January was due to a Crime Stoppers tip.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the Borger Police Department said that Crime Stoppers received a tip from an individual having information in reference to an arson that occurred on Jan. 20, 2012, in the 1000 block of East Sixth Street.
This tip/information led to law enforcement officers solving the case, including an arrest being made. Due to this tip from Crime Stoppers, the individual was awarded $1,000.
Lt. Griffin said Crime Stoppers would to thank all individuals that take the initiative to report unsolved crimes and investigations, criminal activity, as well as fugitives from justice, to the organization.
â€śThe overwhelming assistance and support from the community and those that choose to utilize Crime Stoppers to report tips and information, is what continues to make the Crime Stoppers program a success,â€ť he said.