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If you have information about these or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111 or toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8177). You can also submit a tip online or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). 

CSofWS.jpg All methods are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,500.00 and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.

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Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers

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CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1530
FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 26, 2015
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 15S007265
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. GREEN, SEDGWICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Shortly before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, Sheriff’s deputies were called to a shooting in the 4600 block of South Brookhaven in Oaklawn. The victim, 23-year-old Welly Syakhasone, was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for your help. They are looking for up to three suspects seen leaving the area between 6:15 and 6:25 that morning in a dark-colored SUV.

If you have information about this homicide or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to 274637 (crimes). All ways are secure and anonymous. 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.

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1529

FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 19, 2015

DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 15C045982

LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. ALEXANDER, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT


A little after 9 p.m. Thursday, July 16, two men robbed the Cricket Wireless store at 4540 E. 13th St. One of them pulled a black handgun and demanded money from the employees. They also took electronics and ran south from the store. 


Both men are black, 18 to 20 years old, 5-foot-7 and about 150 pounds. The man with the gun was  wearing black shorts, a black hoodie and gray athletic shoes. The second man was wearing black shorts, a black and gray hoodie, and white athletic shoes with red and gray trim. 


If you have information about this robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to 274637 (crimes). All ways are secure and anonymous. 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.

 

Please help keep our community safe and donate to Crime Stoppers by clicking here.  Donations to Crime Stoppers are tax deductible.

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1528
FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 12, 2015
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 15C042375
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. ALEXANDER, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

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About 7:45 p.m. Thursday, July 1, the Red Sky Wireless AT&T Store at 538 S. Rock Rd. was robbed. When the suspect entered the store, he pointed a firearm at the employees and customers and forced them into a backroom. He took cash, personal items and multiple electronic products. The loss is estimated at more than $30,000.

The robber is a light-skinned black man in his 20s, 5-foot-8 and 160 pounds. He was wearing khaki shorts, a black shirt, a ball cap and sunglasses.

If you have information about this robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to 274637 (crimes). All ways are secure and anonymous. 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.

 

RIME STOPPERS CASE #1526

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1526
FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 5, 2015
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 15C039371
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. KEN DAVIS, WICHITA POLICE DEPT.

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Just before 5 p.m. Friday, June 19, a man went into the Dollar General at 1919 E. Pawnee. The 31-year-old employee said he picked up a few items and brought them to the counter. When the clerk opened the cash register the robber lunged across the counter and took the money. He fled the store running east. .
The suspect is a black with a medium build and taller than average. He was wearing a gray T-shirt, jean shorts and black tennis shoes.

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If you have information about this robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to 274637 (crimes). All ways are secure and anonymous. 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.

 

RIME STOPPERS CASE #1526

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1526
FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 28, 2015
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 15C510530
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. LENZI, WICHITA POLICE DEPT.

On June 19, 2015, a man living near 16th and Grove was confronted by a man and a woman in the parking lot of the Emprise branch at 2001 N. Broadway. They identified themselves as law enforcement officers and told him they were investigating Emprise Bank for distributing counterfeit currency.
They asked him to help them by withdrawing $25,000 from his bank account. They explained that then they would be able to gather evidence against the bank’s "counterfeiting operation."
Both suspects are black. The woman in the photo is seen contacting the victim in the bank parking lot. The man pictured is believed to be a third suspect acting as a look-out inside of the bank. The suspects were driving a silver Ford Fusion.

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If you have information about this robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to 274637 (crimes). All ways are secure and anonymous. 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.

Please help keep our community safe and donate to Crime Stoppers by clicking here.  Donations to Crime Stoppers are tax deductible.

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