Crime Stoppers - Thieves Steal Rifles From County Maintenance Lot

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

On Saturday, June 29th at 3:45 a.m. three unknown males entered the Sedgwick County Fleet Maintenance parking compound, located at 1015 W. Stillwell. Once inside the compound, the suspects targeted three Sheriff vehicles, taking several items from within.

Specifically, one marked patrol unit had a window broken out and a Bushmaster M4 rifle and a Remington 870 shotgun taken. One transport van had a window broken out and a Remington 870 shotgun, a Sheriff coat, and a GPS unit were taken.

Last, a Sheriff Command vehicle was entered and a laptop computer, fire extinguisher and two flashlights were taken. Loss and damage is valued at several thousand dollars.

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 $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.

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