CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1629
FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 31, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 16C515574
LEAD DETECTIVE: VIRGIL MILLER, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT
About 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, a man stole a wallet and keys from the tennis courts at Genesis Health in the 800 block of North Socora Street. The suspect used the remote door lock on the keys to locate the owner’s car and drove it away.
During the next several hours the white man, pictured below, used the victim’s credit cards at several businesses. At some point he parked the car in a parking lot near a home in the 800 block of south Seneca. That house was burglarized at about 8 p.m.
The burglary was interrupted by friends of the resident. The stolen car keys were found in the house. Another vehicle was used to remove the stolen property from the home.
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