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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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RIME STOPPERS CASE #1443

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1443
FOR THE WEEK OF OCT. 26, 2014
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 14S007970 & 14S010654C069239
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. SCHROEDER, SEDGWICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

When residents in the area of 5400 W. Zoo Blvd. lost electrical service on Wednesday, Oct. 15, it was discovered that power lines had been stripped of the copper wire. Approximately 600 feet was taken. Workers temporarily replaced the wire in order to restore service. Two days later, when they returned to permanently replace the wire, they discovered that four of the 25-foot utility poles had been cut down and another 400 feet of copper wire was taken, plus one of the poles. Loss is valued at more than $10,000, with damages of $2,000.

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If you have information about this theft or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). 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.

Please help keep our community safe and donate by clicking here.

CRIME STOPPERS CASE 1442
FOR THE WEEK OF OCT. 19, 2014
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 14C069239
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. DYE, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

At 4:43 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, police were dispatched to an alarm at Best Buy, 6700 W. Kellogg. A burglar, after forcing his way inside through a side door, had broken into a display case and took a large number of Apple products. It was a significant loss for the store.

If you have information about this burglary or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). 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.

Please help keep our community safe and donate by clicking here.

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #CS 1441
FOR THE WEEK OF OCT. 12, 2014
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 14S010213
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. BLICK, SEDGWICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Sometime between 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, and 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6, a storage building belonging to the Waco Township at 5557 W. 55th St. S. was burglarized. Suspects cut a hole in the back of the building and took an air compressor, diesel heater, pressure washer, torch set and miscellaneous hand tools. A CAT road grater was damaged. A Ford Ranger was taken, but it was later abandoned and recovered by deputies. Damage and loss totaled almost $9,000.

If you have information about this burglary or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). 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.

Please help keep our community safe and donate by clicking here.

RIME STOPPERS CASE #CS 1440
CRIME STOPPERS CASE #CS 1439
FOR THE WEEK OF October 5, 2014
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 14C062921

LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. DYE, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

At approximately 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, a burglar forced open a fire exit at the Super Target at 2727 N. Maize Rd. He broke a glass case in the electronics section and took multiple iPads, Go Pro’s and some cameras. Loss is valued at about $10,000.

The suspect wore dark clothing and covered his face.

 

If you have information about this burglary or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). 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.

Please help keep our community safe and donate by clicking here.

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #CS 1439
FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT. 28, 2014
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 14C063665
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. RAKESTRAW, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Just before 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, a woman was riding her bicycle east on 13th Street near Custer. A black truck, also heading east on 13th, struck her from behind and continued driving. He possibly turned south on St. Paul. The victim suffered multiple broken bones including ribs and her pelvis.

The hit-and-run suspect is a white man who was driving an older model truck with a box-style cab that is matte or primer black.

If you have information about this hit and run or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). 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.

Please help keep our community safe and donate by clicking here .

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