Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department.  Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets. 

These reports are designed to give you an idea of what residents and police are dealing with around town.

You can read all of the sheets by going here: WPD Media Reports (click on the "Media Reports" tab)

Don’t touch the gun…
6:40 am
An officer reports someone trying to remove his duty weapon from the holster while he was being restrained in the 900 block of N. St. Francis (St. Francis Hospital). The incident was witnessed by several people. The man was arrested.  (This is in connection with the quadruple shooting at a N. Wichita apartment complex early Thursday morning.)

Taking vehicles…
7:05 pm
A 46/m reports someone (probably more than one person) coming into his business through a ‘permanent hole’ in a side wall in the 3600 block of W. McCormick. The then taking off with some cars that had the keys in their ignitions. Some other things were taken from the office of the business. There was no surveillance video of the incident.

Damaged van…
7:37 am
A 46/m says he came home from work in the 11900 block of W. Jewell and found the driver’s side sliding door of his van was damaged. The window was broken, there were multiple dents and cuts in the paints (cuts that went all the way down to the bare metal). He says whoever did it didn’t actually get into the van. He knows that because there is an air compressor in the van that was still there.

No reason for alarm…
9:12 am
A 64/f says a vehicle in the 1500 block of N. Brunswick had been going off for the past hour. She was not able to contact the owner, neither were police.

Indecent exposure…
9:36 am
A 30/f reports a man being naked and touching himself in view of her and her daughter. Police found the guy in the area and took him into custody for indecent exposure. The address of the incident is not listed because of the nature of the situation.

One simple question…
11:23 am
An 84/m says he received a phone call from someone claiming to be his grandson. He asked the guy why he sounded so funny. The caller told him that he had a bandage on his nose. He then spoke with someone else who claimed to be an attorney for the state department and that he needed money for damages to a vehicle in another country. He asked the caller claiming to be his grandson what his wife’s maiden name was. He couldn’t answer, so he hung up on them.

Almost scammed…
1:10 pm
A 58/m says he received a call from someone who claimed to be with the electric company. He says the caller knew all of his business account information. She then told him he needed to go and buy a Green Dot Card immediately to pay the past due amount, or his restaurant’s electricity would be shut off. He called the electric company and verified that it was a scam. He’s not out any money.

Mean caller…
2:06 pm
A 77/m says he received a phone call from someone he didn’t know. The guy said he worked for the federal government. The man asked the caller what he did for the government. The caller became flustered and told the man that he was old and he was going to die.

2:52 pm
A 48/m says he and his daughter were driving in the 1200 block of N. Baker when two people walked in front of their vehicle and started blowing kisses at his daughter. He waved at them to keep walking. The two then got into a car and followed them home. Once they got home, the two drove away.

ATM swiper…
5:24 pm
A 57/f says she was getting money from an ATM in the 7100 block of W. 21st. Before she could collect the cash, someone snatched it up. (This is all of the information in the report).