OVER THE YEARS
Since its inception,
Central Ohio Crime Stoppers
has received over
39,633 tips,
which has resulted
in over
2,139 arrests.
The Crime Stoppers Board of Trustees has approved over
$401,897
in reward money. Anonymously!
counties we serve
HOW IT ALL WORKS
Crime Stoppers takes calls from anyone with information about an unsolved crime or a wanted person.

Information which results in the apprehension of a felony suspect qualifies the caller for a cash reward as deter-mined by the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers Board.

About
Central Ohio
Crime Stoppers

Since 1977, Central Ohio Crime Stoppers has served as a
vital three- way link between
law enforcement, the news media,
and the general public in bringing criminals to justice.
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Crime of the Week
Central Ohio Crime Stoppers
Homicide
in Columbus
This week’s “Crime of the Week” focuses on a Homicide in Columbus from 2020.
On October 18, 2020, at 2:15 a.m. Patrol responded to the gas station at 825 E. Broad St. on a shooting. Upon arrival, they discovered 25yr old Loubna Laassadi, shot inside a vehicle. CFD Medic #8 pronounced the victim dead at scene. The victim’s boyfriend stated that they were shot at by the occupant(s) of a black SUV, and he drove to the gas station to get help. There is no further information in regard to suspect(s) at this time.
Felony Warrants
in Central Ohio
Today’s Wanted Wednesday focuses on two separate felony warrants from incidents that occurred in Central Ohio.
-Dorsien Butler (4/13/19983) - is described as a Male Black, approximately 6’1, weighing 200lbs. Mr. Butler is wanted for Aggravated Burglary, and is known to frequent the downtown area of Columbus. Mr. Butler is believed to be armed and dangerous.

-John McDonald (8/13/1978) - is described as a Male Black, approximately 5’9, weighing 185lbs. Mr. McDonald is wanted for Rape, and Kidnapping, and is known to frequent the east side of Columbus. Mr. McDonald is believed to be armed and dangerous.
Missing Person
in Fairfield County
This week’s Crime of the Week focuses on a missing person from Fairfield County
On August 24, 2023 a missing persons report was filed regarding Michael P Messmore, DOB: 03-17-1979, 5’9”, 160lb, brown hair, brown eyes. Michael was last seen on August 21, 2023 by family. It is unknown what Michael was wearing at the time of his disappearance. Since his disappearance his cellphone has been turned off or not charged. The family is now offering a 10,000 dollar reward for information. On August 24, 2023 a missing persons report was filed regarding Michael P Messmore, DOB: 03-17-1979, 5’9”, 160lb, brown hair, brown eyes. Michael was last seen on August 21, 2023 by family. It is unknown what Michael was wearing at the time of his disappearance. Since his disappearance his cellphone has been turned off or not charged. The family is now offering a 10,000 dollar reward for information.
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