Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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CRIME STOPPERS CASE 1807

FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY15, 2018

SUSPECT WANTED IN 2016 HOMICIDE CASE

On October 26, 2016, Samuel Resendez met with Faustino Martinez Jr. in the parking lot of 2025 S. Seneca at approximately 4:45 pm. During this time, they got into an argument and Faustino Martinez shot and killed Samuel Resendez and fled in a 2010 white Range Rover. The vehicle was recovered close to the scene, but Faustino Martinez is still outstanding. He currently has an outstanding warrant for 1st Degree Murder, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of Narcotics with Intent to Distribute.

Investigators believe he is most likely in Mexico or Southern California, but could possibly be in Wichita.

CRIME STOPPERS CASE 1807

FAUSTINO MARTINEZ W/M 6-18-87

If you have any information, please call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip from any PC or mobile browser by going to http://www.wichitasedgwickcountycrimestoppers.com or downloading our P3 app available on iOS and Android platforms. 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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CRIME STOPPERS CASE 1806

FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 8, 2018

On January 18, 2018, an unknown white male exited the passenger side of a vehicle, then smashed the window to the Asian Super Buffet at 7600 E. Douglas with a hammer to gain entry. Once inside, he used his hammer to smash the glass on two machines where he took the items displayed in those machines, including jewelry and gift cards.

Please view the Crime of the Week video for a better look at the suspects.

If you have any information, please call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip from any PC or mobile browser by going to http://www.wichitasedgwickcountycrimestoppers.com or downloading our P3 app available on iOS and Android platforms. 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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CRIME STOPPERS CASE 1808

FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 22, 2018

WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT: DETECTIVE SUPANCIC

WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 18C011187

On February 20, 2018 at approximately 6:15am, a white male wearing a blue hoodie, dark pants, gloves and black ski mask walked up on foot and ordered food at the Sonic located on the corner of 135th and Maple Street. Once he received the food, he followed the employee back in the store and forced her to open the safe. The cook ran out the back door and called 911. The male retrieved the money from the safe and locked the employee in the freezer. He then left on foot to the West. An employee reported seeing the suspect walking around the area shortly before the incident.

There are three other robberies that occurred within the last several months that could possibly involve the same suspect; Taco Bell in the 2400 block of S. Seneca, 17C73352 which occurred on October 24, 2017, Sonic at 8600 block of W. Maple 17C76292 which occurred on November 5, 2017, and Jimmy Johns located near 21st and Maize Road 17C79648 which occurred on November 19, 2017.

The photo shown below was taken from video surveillance from the most recently incident at the Sonic at 135th and Maple.

If you have any information, please call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip from any PC or mobile browser by going to http://www.wichitasedgwickcountycrimestoppers.com or downloading our P3 app available on iOS and Android platforms. 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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CRIME STOPPERS CASE 1805

FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 2, 2018

On January 28, 2018, Officers responded to an armed robbery at the Family Dollar Store located in the 900 block of S. Woodlawn.

Witnesses report four black males ran into the store all wearing gloves, masks and armed with handguns. Two of the suspects ran to the cash registers and the other suspects began walking through the store. Suspects fled out the front door after taking cash from the business and property belonging to one of the customers inside the business at the time.
Please view the Crime of the Week video for a better look at the suspects.

If you have any information, please call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip from any PC or mobile browser by going to http://www.wichitasedgwickcountycrimestoppers.com or downloading our P3 app available on iOS and Android platforms. 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.


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