WICHITA, Kan. -

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)

Intruders…
12:59 am
A 51/m in the 1000 block of S. Vine says he came home and found three people in his apartment (it appears he knew one of them). He says he was punched several times by one of the intruders, and another pulled a gun on him. All three left before police arrived. The man did not require medical attention.

Skidloader stolen…
8:30 am
A 33/m says someone stole a skid loader from his business’s construction site in the 400 block of W. Maple.

Brass knuckles…
10:06 am
A 41/m reports brass knuckles falling out of a student’s backpack at a school in the 900 block of S. Edgemoor (Southeast High). That weapon was turned over to police.

Odd texts…
12:57 pm
A 34/m says someone he doesn’t know has been sending him text messages. One said “Maybe your wife needs to know what you have been doing behind her back.” He says he asked who it was. He says the person then texted back, mentioned his wife’s name and said maybe she needs to watch her back.

Talking dirty…
3:13 pm
A 65/m in the 5700 block of E. Kentford says a neighbor disturbed him by using obscene and abusive language about top soil being placed on the boundary line between their houses. He says the neighbor called him on the phone, then came into his back yard, shouting and cursing.

On the roof?
4:07 pm
A 54/f called police after seeing a man on her roof in the 300 block of N. Anna in the morning. She says the guy didn’t say anything to her, but he loaded a silver ladder into a vehicle and left the area. She contacted her landlord who told her that no work was planned on her home. She isn’t sure if there’s any damage to the home or roof.

Shot in the leg…
4:37 pm
A 48/m says two people came to his home in the 2400 block of N. Green and fired several shots at him through his front door. He was struck once in the ankle. He was taken to the hospital for treatment (it does not indicate the severity of the injury).

Shutterbug…
4:57 pm
A 22/m says someone stopped at a stop light at 29th and Arkansas. Another person got out of his car and started taking pictures of his car and tag. He thought this was odd, so he called police.

Grouch…
5:54 pm
A 52/f says someone in the 400 block of S. Poplar was yelling and cursing at children as they were waiting at the bus stop. She says the man told kids not to get mud on the sidewalk and to stay off his lawn. He wanted the children to wait for the bus in the street. She was upset because of his conduct toward the children.

Please stop throwing stuff at my house…
8:04 pm
A 30/m says someone threw a pair of brown work boots at his house in the 400 block of W. 10th N. He doesn’t know who did it. He says last week, someone threw coffee at his house. He didn’t think anything of it then.

Attacked in their hotel room…
8:58 pm
A 31/m says two people kicked in the door to the hotel room where he and his wife were staying. The two then hit him repeatedly and held a knife to his throat. His wife tried to call 911, but they cut the phone cord. She then chased the two out of the room. She was hit in the face once while they were leaving. Police have not found the two. The report does not indicate whether the couple knows the assailants.

Walking away...
9:22 pm
A 30/m who works for a business in the 600 block of S. Dugan says someone came into the store and took a pair of shoes from the shelf. He put on the shoes, then tried to return another pair of shoes in the new box. When that didn’t work, he left the business...wearing the shoes.

Spray-painted gun…
11:29 pm
A 24/m who works for a business in the 1200 block of S. Rock says someone came into the store and pointed a gun at him. He then ordered the employee to give him everything from the register. He gave him the money and the guy took off on foot. The robber was holding a backpack in front of his face, so he couldn’t see the guy. The employee believes the handgun was just a toy spray painted to look like a real gun.