Crime of the Week

December 26, 2013

Police seeking help in tractor theft

Sometime between 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, and 5 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, thieves broke into Cranmer Grass Farm, 17000 W. 61st St. North. They took a blue New Holland tractor, Model #TS115A, with wide turf tires; a yellow 22-foot flat-bed, triple-axle trailer; a blue Ingersol Rand 12 HP air compressor; an eight-lug spare wheel and tire; a blue 20-gallon propane tank, and a tractor battery. Total loss is $61,120.

The crime

Sometime between 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, and 5 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, thieves broke into Cranmer Grass Farm, 17000 W. 61st St. North. They took a blue New Holland tractor, Model #TS115A, with wide turf tires; a yellow 22-foot flat-bed, triple-axle trailer; a blue Ingersol Rand 12 HP air compressor; an eight-lug spare wheel and tire; a blue 20-gallon propane tank, and a tractor battery. Total loss is $61,120.

Whom to contact

If you have information about this theft or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone 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 $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a nonprofit organization of citizens against crime.

Crime Stoppers case number: 1351

Department case number: 13S012564

Lead detective: Det. Powell, Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office

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