Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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At approximately 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, a woman was loading her vehicle getting ready to leave Sedgwick County Park at 6501 W. 21st,. A man grabbed her by the wrist and pushed her into the car. He took her purse, stroller and diaper bag.

The suspect is a biracial black and Hispanic male, mid 20s, 5-foot-10 and a medium build. He was wearing a white T-shirt with black pants, and was last seen running from the scene.

If you have information about this robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.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 $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.
RIME STOPPERS CASE No. 1238
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, deputies took a theft report in the 9900 block of South Meridian. An unknown person entered the property sometime between 7:30 and 10:30 a.m. and took a white 2007 Dodge Ram 350 quad cab with an attached 2005 CM horse trailer. The truck had a vanity plate on the front that said, “Rodeo America’s #1 Sport” in red letters with a white background. Also taken was a black flatbed single axle welding trailer with a Lincoln Welder, oxygen and acetylene tanks, and miscellaneous tools on it. The horse trailer was located by deputies a few miles from the scene and returned. Loss is valued at more than $48,000.

Witnesses in the area saw a black, 2000s model, extended cab Chevy truck pulling in the drive during the time frame of the theft.

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.wsccs.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 $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.

About 11 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, a man was preparing to tow a car with his personal truck in the 1900 block of North Arkansas. He had just attached the tow cable and was standing between the two vehicles when a silver minivan traveling east on 18th Street made a left turn onto Arkansas. The minivan struck the rear of the vehicle being towed, pushing it into the victim's truck and pinning him between the two vehicles. The driver of the minivan backed up and continued north on Arkansas and was last seen turning east onto 19th Street. The victim suffered a partial amputation of his leg. He was transported to the hospital in serious condition where the fight to save his leg continues.

The minivan is a late '90s to early 2000 Chrysler or Dodge. It will have damage to the front bumper, grill, radiator and possibly the hood. The right front bumper may have more damage than the left.

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.wsccs.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 $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.
RIME STOPPERS CASE No. 1236
At approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, a man entered Bank of the West at 255 N. Main. He approached an employee and demanded: “Give me all the money!” The employee complied. He put the cash in a green bag and was last seen on foot heading south on Main Street. There were no injuries.BankoftheWest1.jpg

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 35 years of age, 5-foot-11 and medium build. He had a black bandanna over his face and was wearing wire frame sunglasses, black pants, a black jacket with unknown white logo on front left, and a black ball cap on backwards with an unknown white logo on it. No weapons were seen.


If you have information about this robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.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 $1,000, 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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