Monday, January 2, 2012
The Bel Aire Police Department needs your help to find one or more burglars who targeted two local businesses.
Sometime between Monday night, December 12, and Tuesday morning, December 13, someone broke into Granite Transformations at 3821 N. Hillcrest. They used bolt cutters to cut the locks off three trailers in front of the business and took hand tools and construction supplies valued at more than $2,800.
A second business nearby also was burglarized during the same time period and in a similar manner. There, a 125-amp wire welder valued at $1,500 was taken.
If you have information about these burglaries or any felony crime, call Crime stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip 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.