Crime of the Week

June 27, 2014

Police seek help in theft of construction material and tools near Clearwater

Sometime between 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14, and 7 a.m. Sunday, June 15, a house being built in the 4400 block of South 135th Street West, near Clearwater, was broken into. The burglars took a large amount of construction materials plus a trailer containing tools. A witness saw the trailer being pulled away by a brown truck. It was later recovered in Butler County. The loss is valued at more than $20,000.

The crime

Sometime between 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14, and 7 a.m. Sunday, June 15, a house being built in the 4400 block of South 135th Street West, near Clearwater, was broken into. The burglars took a large amount of construction materials plus a trailer containing tools. A witness saw the trailer being pulled away by a brown truck. It was later recovered in Butler County. The loss is valued at more than $20,000.

Whom to contact

If you have information about this burglary 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 residents against crime.

Crime Stoppers case number: 1425

Department case number: 14C036895

Lead detective: Detective Greene, Sedgwick County Sheriff”s Office

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