Crime Stoppers - Vehicle And Equipment Theft

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Monday, July 16, 2012

Thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment and cars from Wichita neighborhood. Now, deputies need your help finding the people responsible.

Sometime between 4:45 and 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, someone entered a carport in the 13900 block of West 93rd Street North. They took a teal 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan and a white 1999 GMC Sierra.

In one truck bed there was an air compressor, a John Deere generator, miscellaneous Craftsman tools and irrigation parts. A Hobart portable generator/welder was taken from a nearby shed. The loss is valued at more than $14,000.

On that same morning, neighbors told police they saw a red Ford truck with Arkansas plates, occupied by seven men who driving around in the area. A neighbor who stopped to talk to the men said they told him they were looking for a house for a roofing job.

Anyone with information about these thefts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. An anonymous tip can also be submitted via text message, 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.

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