Crime Stoppers - Coin collection burglary

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Derby, Kan. -- On Thursday, March 6th, between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m., someone smashed the glass to a backdoor and broke into a house in the 4300 block of east Mark Twain near Derby.

The thieves took rare coins, including an 1861 Confederate 50 cent piece. Some antiques and jewelry were also stolen.

The loss was valued at $12,000 and the damage to home is estimated at $3,000.

If you have information about this burglary 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 $2,500, 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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