Reward Offered for Gas Station Crime Information
COLUMBIA -CrimeStoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of a property damage and leaving the scene suspect. The incident happened earlier this month at the Bee Line Conoco at Highway 63 South and South Mount Pleasant Road in the Hartsburg area.
Sheriff's deputies were told a a dark colored passenger vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet Monte Carlo, hit a gas pump and then sped off toward Highway 63 around 8:00 p.m. on December 5th. The suspect pre-paid for gasoline, which is seen in the store's surveillance video. Damage to the gasoline pump was estimated at $27,000.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department describe the suspect as a white male, possibly in his thirties with a moustache and goatee. He was wearing a stocking cap, dark colored "hoodie" with a long sleeve white thermal-type shirt and dark colored pants.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 875-TIPS (7477). All calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed.