Sheriff’s Office seeking help to solve vehicle break-ins in west Wichita

The crime

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to solve several car burglaries and slow crime at three locations in west Wichita.

The Sedgwick County Zoo, Sedgwick County Park and Westurban baseball fields have had several vehicle break-ins over the past two months. The suspect or suspects break in to the vehicle and quickly take valuables that are visible. Loss and damages have totaled several thousand dollars.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is asking that the public report any suspicious people and not leave any valuables in their vehicles while at these locations.

Whom to contact

If you have information about these break-ins or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at 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 $1,000, 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: 13SO06305

Department case number: 1328

Lead detective: Property Crimes, Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office