Reward offered

JEWELL – Hamilton County Crimes Stoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or people involved in several recent residential burglaries in Jewell.

Law enforcement officials said the burglaries occurred in the late evening to early morning hours with only minor items being taken.

Officer Steve Butler with the Ellsworth-Jewell-Stanhope Police Department said the easiest way to prevent burglaries is to make sure the home is secure and an outside light remains on during the night time hours. Those withnessing any suspicious activity are asked to contact the police.

If you have any information, contact Hamilton County Crime Stoppers at 515-832-8437 or text C R I M E S (274637) keyword: (IA40) all tips remain anonymous.