Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
About 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, a man entered Carson Bank in downtown Mulvane. He softly walked up to the teller and whispered, “ a robbery.” He didn't show a weapon, but he passed a note demanding a specific amount of money in specific denominations. The robber was seen driving away in a 1980s Chevy S-10 pickup truck with faded paint, red/white/red stripes along the side, an extended cab, a long bed and stock wheels.

He is a white male, 45 to 55 years old, 5-foot-8 and 145 to 150 pounds. He was wearing a gray cap, dark sunglasses, reddish turtleneck and an orange sleeveless vest (possibly reversible) with a gray sweat shirt underneath.

Upon further investigation it is believed that this suspect may also have robbed a Haysville bank on Nov. 20, 2012.

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 or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.






Crime Stoppers has paid a $2,500 reward for the tip that led to an arrest in the murder of Daniel Flores in February.

Flores, 25, was found in the basement of Steckline Communications, where he worked, on the morning of Feb. 10. Police reported that he had died as a result of severe blunt-force trauma.

The Crime Stoppers tip that solved the case was phoned in at 11:33 a.m. on Feb. 12, said Gordon Bassham, executive director of the Wichita Crime Commission. An arrest was made less than 12 hours later.

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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:05 CDT

Johnson County prosecutors on Tuesday filed two types of murder charges against a 73-year-old avowed racist and anti-Semite in the shooting deaths of three people outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park.

Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., who is better known as F. Glenn Miller Jr., is charged with one count of capital murder in the killings of 69-year-old Overland Park doctor William Lewis Corporon and his 14-year-old grandson, Reat Griffin Underwood.

They were shot outside the Jewish Community Center where Reat was auditioning for a talent contest.

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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:31 CDT

A man committed to a sexual predator unit at Larned State Hospital pleaded guilty Monday to sending a sexually explicit video of himself to a 13-year-old girl.

Christopher M. Case, 34, will be sentenced June 30 on one count of transferring obscene material to a minor. The prosecution and defense have agreed to recommend a sentence of 20 years in federal prison.

Prosecutors said Case obtained access to a smartphone that he shared with other residents and used it on Jan. 16, 2012, to send the video to a Montana girl who had been communicating with another resident of the program.

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