Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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On Feb. 20, 2012, a Sheriff’s Deputy located six headstones in a roadway ditch at 5200 W. 87th St. South. The headstones are very old, ranging from 1867 to 1907. Investigators have confirmed that the headstones were stolen from Highland Cemetery at 1000 N. Hillside. Damage is estimated at more than $5,000.
If you have information about this theft or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at or from your mobile phone by texting TIP
At 6:15 a.m. on Monday, Jan.16, a woman walked into a business in the 900 block of North St. Francis. As she entered, a man loitering in the area approached her from behind. He grabbed her purse and took it, using physical force. The robber also displayed a knife to her.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 40s, 6-foot-3, with a stocky or muscular build. He was wearing dark pants, a dark-colored jacket and a dark stocking cap.
If you have information about this robbery or any fel
Crime Stoppers and the Wichita Police Department are asking for the public's help to solve several cold case homicides. Today we are seeking information on a homicide that occurred Saturday, May 28, 2011. After leaving a restaurant at 1770 S. Rock Rd., Thoung Phan got into an argument in the parking lot with three Asian males. They chased him across Rock Road onto Blues Stem, shooting him multiple times. He died at the scene. The suspects fled in an unknown four-door vehicle.

If you have
Sometime between 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, an unknown person or persons forced their way into the Honey Tree Academy at 2548 N. Maize Rd. The suspects vandalized the school and stole laptops, iPads and other electronics valued at more than $7,000. A Chrysler Town and Country minivan with the Honey Tree Academy logo on the side also was taken; it was recovered late Monday evening near Andover by the Wichita Police Department.
If you have information about this bur