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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.

Sgt. Scott Plummer
Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers

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RIME STOPPERS CASE #1616

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1616
FOR THE WEEK OF May 1, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 16C28717
LEAD DETECTIVE: DAVID ALEXANDER, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

At about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2016, the man pictured below went into the bathroom of the QuikTrip at 1010 E. Douglas and hit another man over the head several times with a concrete block. Then he stole his billfold and ran from the store. The pictures were taken as the suspect left the store. He was last seen running east and then north from the area. The victim was hospitalized for his injuries. The suspect is black, approximately 6 feet tall and of medium build.

     


If you have information about this robbery or any crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You also can 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 #1615

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1615
FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 24, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 16C2206
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. VIRGIL MILLER, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Just after 1 a.m. on April 1, 2016, a man parked at a business next to the Barber Kings barbershop, 520 W. 29th St. N. He was captured on video loitering next to his car for several minutes. You may be able to judge his height based on the height of his car. The car’s top hits the bottom of his shoulder blades when he leans back as a car passes by. He then walks to the barbershop, breaks in and steals the clippers used by the three barbers who work there. After several minutes he returns to the car and puts a bag containing the stolen items on the back seat. The loss is valued more than $1,000. The suspect left driving east on 29th Street. The video was taken at the neighboring business. It has footage from several angles, showing the suspect, his vehicle and actions.



If you have information about this burglary or any crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You also can 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.

Detective W. Hummell
Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1614
FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 17, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 16C20912
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. STEVE MOLDE, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

About 11 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2016, officers were sent to the 2300 block of North Lamson to investigate a shooting. At the scene they learned that the residence was occupied by two adults and two juveniles. An adult male inside the home sustained two minor gunshot wounds. He was treated at a local hospital for his injuries, and later released. Officers located multiple shell casings in the street, and the residence was struck approximately 16 times by gunfire. Witnesses report hearing voices outside and a vehicle speeding away after the shots were fired.

If you have information about this drive-by shooting or any crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You also 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 #1613

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1613
FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 10, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBERS: 16C22824, 16C22833, 16C507253
LEAD DETECTIVE: DETECTIVE TODD PORTER, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

About 1:30 Sunday morning, April 3, 2016, two men cut the chain link fence at Gulf Eagle Supply at 2424 S. Sheridan. They backed up two cargo vans next to the fence and tried to load four pallets of roofing shingles. They had to get a third van in order to steal all the shingles. Two of the vans were stolen the night of the crime; they were recovered in the Dallas area a day later. The van in the photo is not one of the recovered vans and has not been identified. The total loss from the business is undetermined as this time, but ranges from $5,000 - $10,000. If you have any information about this crime or can identify the suspects pictured below, please call Crime Stoppers.

Gulf Eagle Supply 1

Gulf Eagle Supply 2


If you have information about this or any 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 #1612

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1612
FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 3, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 02C53600
COLD CASE HOMICIDE

On June 4, 2002, officers from the Wichita Police Department were asked to check a house at 2020 S. Pershing. A neighbor was concerned because she saw that a window had been broken and some things appeared to be out of place. When the officers arrived at about 1:30 p.m. they found Dorothy and James Slaughter lying in the hallway of the house. Both were covered with blood and non-responsive. Dorothy died several weeks later as a result of blunt force trauma; James was badly injured. It has not been determined what items were taken from the home.

A neighbor reported seeing James in the yard the day before police were called.

If you have information about this homicide or any 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.

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