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The crime

  • Published Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at 12:09 a.m.

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, a man driving a white-and-brown older-model Ford flatbed truck was able to make his way into the back compound of the Yardstore at 725 E. Central. While in the back lot, the man loaded three blocks of aluminum valued at more than $5,000. A second suspect that assisted the first has been taken into custody. Now police need help identifying the main suspect.

The suspect is a white male in his 40s with a medium build. He was wearing glasses. His vehicle is an older two-toned Ford flatbed truck with wooden rails. The tag is possibly a Kansas Antique tag.

Whom to contact

If you have information about this case or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All tips received are secure and anonymous.

If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a nonprofit organization of residents against crime.

Crime Stoppers case number: 1142

Department case number: 11C053342

Lead detective: Detective Ryan, Wichita Police Department

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