Crime Stoppers takes first tip calls
by Franklin Clark, Reporter -- fclark@cadizrecord.com
Nov 07, 2012 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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The ribbon cutting for the Cadiz/Trigg County Crime Stoppers was held late Thursday morning at the Trigg County Sheriff's Office.</i>
Franklin Clark/Cadiz Record

The ribbon cutting for the Cadiz/Trigg County Crime Stoppers was held late Thursday morning at the Trigg County Sheriff's Office.

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The Cadiz/Trigg County Crime Stoppers began taking calls on their anonymous tip line – 522-INFO – on Thursday morning, and the first tip came in at 8:30 a.m., said Sergeant Jimmy Godair of the Trigg County Sheriff’s Office.

Godair, who is also the Crime Stoppers Coordinator, said they’re excited to already have calls coming in but couldn’t say what crime the first tip was about. He said tipsters who call into Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous, and that the reward is based on an arrest and on the severity of the crime.

“In February of this year, a group of citizens came together and formed a board, and Cadiz/Trigg County Crime Stoppers was born,” said Godair. “Since that time, the group has met once a month together, making this happen.”

At the ribbon cutting for the program, which was held at 11 a.m. at the Trigg County Sheriff’s Office, Godair said Crime Stoppers is “100 percent contribution funded” and thanked the Trigg County Fiscal Court, Cadiz/Trigg County Chamber of Commerce, Officer Paul Ray of the Hopkinsville Police Department – who is part of the Hopkinsville/Christian County Crime Stoppers group – the Cadiz/Trigg County Crime Stoppers board and others for their help so far.

For the rest of this story, see this week's issue of The Cadiz Record or subscribe to our e-Edition by calling 270-522-6605.
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