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If you have information about these or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111 or toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8177). You can also submit a tip online or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). 

CSofWS.jpg All methods are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,500.00 and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.

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Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers

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CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1619
FOR THE WEEK OF May 22, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBERS: 16C33249, 16C33693, 16C33729
LEAD DETECTIVES: WILLIAM CROWE & TED NALDOZA, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

(16C33249) About 1 a.m. on Sunday, May 15, two men entered the Tacos Irapaupo food truck at 225 E. 29th St. N. They were armed with black handguns and demanded money. The two employees were held at gun point while one of the men took cash from the register. One of the suspects said he needed the money because his child had cancer and then told the employees not to call police or they would come back.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic man, 5-foot-8 and 140 pounds; the second suspect also is Hispanic, but slightly stockier or larger in build. Both wore black clothing and boots, and had masks over faces.

(16C33693) About 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 16, two men entered the La Hacienda Taqueria Taco food truck at 2455 N. Broadway, armed with black handguns. They took cash from the register and a cell phone from one of the employees. One of the suspects told the employees that if they called the police, they would kill them. The suspects left in an unknown vehicle.

Both men were wearing black clothing and had covered their faces with black bandanas. One of the suspects was wearing tan polo work boots.

(16C33729) About 2 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, a Hispanic man with a black handgun entered the Tacos Mexican Fast Food Restaurant at 1930 E. Pawnee through an unlocked door. He was wearing a black hoodie and gray jeans; a black bandana covered his face. The suspect forced one of the employees to the floor with the gun, took cash from the register and fled. He is described as speaking broken Spanish, 5-foot-8 and approximately 150 pounds.

Due to the similarities in the three cases, Investigators believe they may be related.

If you have information about any of these robberies or any crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You also can submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to 274637 (crimes). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name.

Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime that relies 100 percent on donations from the community to pay for tips.
CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1618
FOR THE WEEK OF May 15, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 16C30608
LEAD DETECTIVE: BRANDON LENZI, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

On Wednesday May 4, 2016, at around 9 pm, a male victim was walking his dog along the river bank in the 2700 block of South Topeka. The victim was approached by an unknown white male suspect who was sitting near some trees in the area. The suspect approached the victim and asked for a cigarette. When the victim told the male he did not have one, the male called the victim a “stupid faggot preacher” and he stabbed the victim in the abdomen. The male then left the area walking westbound along the river. The victim was treated at an area hospital for his injuries.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 30s 5’10”, 150 pounds, with lighter short hair and fair skin. He is also described as being somewhat clean cut with a couple of days beard growth. The suspect was wearing a dark colored t-shirt, dark colored blue jeans, and a dark colored baseball cap that was worn backwards. He is also described as having a higher pitched voice.

If you have information about this aggravated battery or any crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You also can submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to 274637 (crimes). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name.

Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime that relies 100 percent on donations from the community to pay for tips.
RIME STOPPERS CASE #1617

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1617
FOR THE WEEK OF May 8, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 16C11559
LEAD DETECTIVE: JASON DAUTRICH, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Between 5 and 6 p.m. on Feb. 18, 2016, a person or persons stole a 2015 Caterpillar Skid Steer Track Loader from the area of Pawnee and Richmond Streets. Its model is 299DXPS2CA, with the serial number 0GTCO2008. There is a PPJ Construction logo on the side. It is valued at approximately $75,000.

Surveillance video obtained in the area shows photos of the possible suspect vehicle. It is a mid- to late-2000 Ford super-duty pickup. Also pictured is a photo of a Skid Steer similar to the one stolen.


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If you have information about this felony theft or any crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You also can submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to 274637 (crimes). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name.

Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime that relies 100 percent on donations from the community to pay for tips.

RIME STOPPERS CASE #1616

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1616
FOR THE WEEK OF May 1, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 16C28717
LEAD DETECTIVE: DAVID ALEXANDER, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

At about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2016, the man pictured below went into the bathroom of the QuikTrip at 1010 E. Douglas and hit another man over the head several times with a concrete block. Then he stole his billfold and ran from the store. The pictures were taken as the suspect left the store. He was last seen running east and then north from the area. The victim was hospitalized for his injuries. The suspect is black, approximately 6 feet tall and of medium build.

     


If you have information about this robbery or any crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You also can submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to 274637 (crimes). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name.

Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime that relies 100 percent on donations from the community to pay for tips.

RIME STOPPERS CASE #1615

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1615
FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 24, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 16C2206
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. VIRGIL MILLER, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Just after 1 a.m. on April 1, 2016, a man parked at a business next to the Barber Kings barbershop, 520 W. 29th St. N. He was captured on video loitering next to his car for several minutes. You may be able to judge his height based on the height of his car. The car’s top hits the bottom of his shoulder blades when he leans back as a car passes by. He then walks to the barbershop, breaks in and steals the clippers used by the three barbers who work there. After several minutes he returns to the car and puts a bag containing the stolen items on the back seat. The loss is valued more than $1,000. The suspect left driving east on 29th Street. The video was taken at the neighboring business. It has footage from several angles, showing the suspect, his vehicle and actions.



If you have information about this burglary or any crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You also can submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to 274637 (crimes). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name.

Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime that relies 100 percent on donations from the community to pay for tips.

Detective W. Hummell
Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers

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