Monday, December 06, 2021
Goldsboro-Wayne Crime Stoppers Hits The Streets For New Fundraiser

Goldsboro-Wayne Crime Stoppers Hits The Streets For New Fundraiser

Goldsboro-Wayne Crime Stoppers 1st annual Caper Chase Road Run is being planned for March.

Jennifer Strickland is a Crime Stoppers Board Member and the chair for the upcoming event, which features virtual and in-person options.

For virtual participants, Strickland says you can sign up online and you’ll receive your race bib and t-shirt in the mail.

Where ever they run the race, those virtual runners can also post their pictures to the Goldsboro-Wayne Crime Stoppers Facebook page.

Strickland says the Caper Chase came about after the non-profit Crime Stoppers had to cancel two of its annual fundraisers last year due to the pandemic.

Here are some Goldsboro-Wayne Crime Stoppers statistics for the year ending in 2020:

  • The tip line received 323 calls/texts and 82 tips at P3tips.com
  • 133 tips were allocated to local law enforcement agencies to investigate.
  • There were 52 felony warrants served and 11 misdemeanor warrants served.
  • The tips provided assisted in solving drug crimes, shootings, warrants being served, homicides, breaking & entering’s, assault, sex offenses, robbery/theft, and others.
  • The amount of reward paid out for each individual tip is protected by general statue.  However, pay outs start at $100 and go as high as $1,000 depending on the tip and the crime.

The Crime Stoppers Caper Chase Road Run is being held March 20th.

Registration can be completed at RunTheEast.com.

 

 

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