Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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CRIME STOPPERS CASE 1722

CRIME STOPPERS CASE 1722
FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 8, 2017
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 201702428
HAYSVILLE POLICE DEPATMENT: OFFICER J. HEHNKE

About 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, Haysville Police officers were notified of a theft in progress at Nelson Elementary School, which is being remodeled. When police arrived, they learned that an 8x16-foot enclosed tandem-axle trailer, owned by Midwest Demolition Co., Lincoln, Neb., had been taken, plus a large quantity of equipment and supplies.

A witness reported seeing a black or dark-colored Chevrolet S-10 or similar type smaller pick-up pulling the trailer from the school east on 71st Street South.
The stolen Hilti-brand equipment required for demolition work was valued at more than $40,000. A few lower priced items have been recovered in Wichita, but most of the equipment is still missing. Some of the stolen items are pictured below.



CHIPPING HAMMER
Nelson Elementary 1 Nelson Elementary 2


JACKHAMMER WITH DOLLY
Nelson Elementary 3

DEMOLITION SAW
Nelson Elementary 4
STOLEN TRAILER IS SIMILAR TO THESE

Nelson Elementary 5      Nelson Elementary 6

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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