April 22, 2013
A 63 year old old man is in jail,connected to a possible 30 home burglaries in four counties.
Investigators arrested this man Gerald Smith last week at his Wichita home. Cowley County detectives found stolen items in Smith's car linking him to several burglaries in the rural areas.
"I'm happy to hear it, happy to hear it, because someone could have gotten hurt real bad," said Cowley County resident Ray Faber.
Investigators in Cowley, Sumner, and Butler say Smith is connected to numerous burglaries in their counties. Sedgwick County is looking into whether Smith committed break ins here.