Crime Stoppers - Costly Tool Trailer Break-In

By: WPD Email
By: WPD Email

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Tuesday, June 11, 2011

A costly tool trailer break-in is the focus of this week's Crime Stopper's report.

Sometime between Monday, May 30th at 9:30 a.m. and Tuesday, May 31st at 6:30 a.m., unknown person(s) broke into a construction trailer owned by Lafarge North America on a work site at 7300 East Harry.

The thieves took miscellaneous tools that included a STIHL chainsaw, two water pumps, and various blades. The suspects also damaged the ignition to a work truck on site. The total loss is valued at $13,000 and an additional $1,000 in damage.

If you have information about this burglary, or any felony crime, call Wichita Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at or from your mobile phone by texting T-I-P-2-1-7 then your message to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).

All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000, 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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