Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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CRIME STOPPERS CASE No. 1423
CRIME STOPPERS CASE # 1423
FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 8, 2014
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 14C0033439 and 14C035167
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. DYE, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

The last week of May two music stores were burglarized. Just before 6 a.m. on Saturday, May 24, the front window at Jim Starkey Music, 1318 W. 18th, was broken and 12 violins, a half cello and four violin bows were taken. Loss is $4,500.

About 5:30 a.m. a week later, on Saturday, May 31, Wichita Band Instrument Co. at 2525 E. Douglas also was burglarized. The window also was broken and six saxophones valued at $21,500 were taken.

It’s not known if the burglaries are related or coincidence, but the combined loss was $26,000.

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