CAN YOU SOLVE THIS CRIME?
03/17/2011 12:00 AM
08/08/2014 10:02 AM
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office needs help solving copper wire thefts occurring in the northwest part of Sedgwick County. In January and February, several farm irrigation systems between the 15700 block and 16000 blocks of West 101st Street North were stripped of copper wire. Approximately 1,400 feet of copper wire valued at more than $8,000 was taken and more than $4,000 in damage was done to the irrigation systems.
In the same time frame, 96 Agri Sales, at 10400 N. 247th St. West, had a spool of copper wire valued at $1,700 stolen.
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: #1111
Department case number: 11S001842, 11S002107 and 11S002116
Lead detective: Detectives Nathan Gibbs and Michael Powell, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office
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