Crime of the Week

Can you help solve this crime? (Nov. 1)

The crime

At 2:23 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14, deputies were sent to an accident involving a pedestrian in the area of 103rd South and Ridge Road. Jeremy Napier, 43, had been struck and killed by a vehicle, which fled the scene. Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the community’s help.

Whom to contact

If you have information regarding the identity of the person driving the car or other information, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. You can also submit a tip 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 $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a nonprofit organization of citizens against crime that relies 100 percent on donations from the community to pay for tips.

Crime Stoppers case number: 1444

Department case number: 14S009426

Lead detective: Detective Noel, Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office