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)

Keep it down…

1:28 am
A 36/f called police to complain about loud construction noise in the 4800 block of E. Douglas. She says the noise is disturbing her sleep and she would like to press charges.

Shots fired…
3:18 am
An officer reports checking on a “shots fired” call at an apartment complex in the 9100 block of E. Harry. An on-duty security officer reports someone (a resident) pointing a gun at him. Another person says the man pointed a gun at him, too. Police found six shell casings in the area around the man’s home. He was arrested on several charges.

Separate gun incident…
8:00 am
A 21/f says someone (presumably an ex) pointed a handgun at her and another person and kept her from leaving. Police found the car involved in the case, along with the gun. That person was arrested for aggravated assault and violating a protective order.

Auto smash and grabs…
8:20 am
A 46/m says someone threw a piece of concrete through the rear passenger window of his car, which was parked in his driveway in the 5000 block of E. Funston. The person then stole a purse belonging to his stepdaughter.

Similar cases were reported in the 300 block of S. Poplar and the 3800 block of W. 13th N.

Too loud…
10:00 am
A 23/f in the 500 block of E. Marion says her neighbor is playing her music too loud. She doesn’t want to press charges, she just wants the volume turned down.

Purse pilfered...
10:21 am
A 50/f reports someone reached into her purse and grabbed her wallet. Her purse was in a grocery cart at a business in the 500 block of E. Pawnee at the time. The loss is listed at more than $1,000.

3:02 pm
A 25/f says she contacted someone through a website for a job. That person (or business) wired money to her and directed her to send the money to different locations outside the country. She did just that. She was then contacted by her bank and advised that the money she was sent was voided and her account is now closed.

Protective custody…
4:44 pm
An officer reports taking two children (one of them an 11-year-old boy) into protective custody due to “extreme unsanitary conditions” at their home. The report does not include an address due to the nature of the case.

Child abuse…
5:21 pm
Someone (this appears to be a medical professional - though it is not stated directly in the report) reports treating a young boy for injuries. The parent’s explanation was inconsistent with the nature of the injuries. The boy was taken to the hospital for treatment. That child and four others from the same home were taken into protective custody.

Rearranging the furniture…
9:39 pm
A 35/m reports someone threw all of his porch furniture around and broke a porch light at his home in the 300 block of N. Vassar. He thinks it’s someone he’s had ongoing problems with.

10:07 pm
A 48/m reports someone pointing a black semi-automatic handgun at him and demanding the keys to his car in the 9200 block of E. Harry. Police did not find the man, or his car. No injuries were reported.

Wallet stolen...

11:38 am
A 56/m says someone stole his wallet and its contents from his locked locker at the YMCA on S. Meridian.

12:27 pm
A 27/m says someone broke out the passenger door window of his pickup at Douglas and Mosley. The person then ransacked the inside of the truck and stole some things. He says the car parked next to him had similar damage.

Airsoft accident…
3:08 pm
A woman reports her eight-year-old son was shot in the hand by someone who was playing with an airsoft gun. The boy did not need medical treatment.

Hotel room…
8:17 pm
A 58/f who works for a hotel in the 6500 block of W. Kellogg says someone rented a room under someone else’s identity - but didn’t pay for the room. When they checked on that person, they found a second person - who allowed them to search the room. Police contacted the woman whose identity was used. She says her ID was missing and she did not authorize anyone to rent a room under her name. Police did NOT find her ID in the room.

2:07 am
A 20/m says someone pulled a handgun out of his pants in the 1500 block of N. Gentry and threatened to shoot people. He says he was in fear for his life. Police arrested the person with the gun, and two others.

11:31 am
A 53/f says someone egged her car in the 1100 block of S. Millwood. She doesn’t know who did it.

Stolen property…
4:21 pm
A 36/f says two people looked at her home in the 1700 block of N. Laurel Cove - which she had advertised for sale. After they looked at the home, she noticed some of her husband’s property missing from a dresser drawer. No one else had been in the house. The value is listed at greater than $1,000. She says the area is a gated community, so security cameras may have captured the thief’s license plate.

Locker thefts…
5:10 pm
Two men, 54 and 53, report someone stealing property from their lockers in the 400 block of N. Market.

Dumpster fire…
8:13 pm
A 32/f says someone started a fire in a dumpster belonging to a business in the 12100 block of W. Maple. No one was hurt.

Indecent exposure…
8:21 pm
A 28/f reports someone outside her residence acting erratic and possibly drunk. She says he took off his clothes and exposed his genitals to her. Police found the guy, we was only wearing underwear. He was arrested on public nudity charges. The report does not state if the woman who reported the situation knows the man. The address is also not listed due to the nature of the case.

Aggravated robbery…
9:02 pm
A 38/f says an unknown male came into her home in the 800 block of S. Millwood through an unlocked front door. He pointed a silver semi-automatic handgun at her and stole items from the home. Police did not find the intruder. She was not hurt.