Tips Needed in Arson Investigation

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Rewards are being offered for information leading to an arrest in a Newark fire investigation.

The Newark Division of Police said Easter Sunday around 4:10AM a suspect or suspects started a fire on the second floor of the former Westinghouse Warehouse now known as Newark Station, in the 300 block of West Main Street.

The Ohio Blue Ribbon Arson Committee is offering up to $5,000 and the Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.

Anyone with information can contact the Licking County Crime Stoppers at (740) 349-6888.

Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.