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)

Business burglary…
5:49 am
A 56/f who owns a business in the 300 block of N. Mead says someone shattered the front door and stole some merchandise. She’s looking over surveillance video to see if there’s any evidence.

Something’s fishy…
7:23 am
A 50/f says her dogs alerted her to someone being outside her home in the 4100 block of S. Wichita. She looked on her security camera and saw someone standing at her gate. She went out to speak to the man, who told her that he needed to read the meter. She pointed out the meter to him, but says that no one ever asked to come in to read the meter. The guy was wearing a “gas” company shirt, but wanted to read the “electric” meter. He was insistent about coming in, but she didn’t let him. He then left in a vehicle and did not make any other stops on her street. She contacted the gas company and was advised to make a report.

Neighbor feud…
8:50 am
A 59/f says she’s having ongoing issues with neighbors since she moved to the area a few years ago. She says the neighbors accused her of poisoning their dog. She says the dogs bark constantly and nothing has been done about it. She says the neighbors put up a sign with an arrow pointing at their home stating that she poisoned their dog. She wanted the information documented.

School employee attacked…
11:58 am
A 39/m says a student at a school in the 1500 block of N. Payne (Marshall Middle School) elbowed him in the chin and fought with another person causing an injury. The student then resisted arrest. The student was booked into juvie on several counts. None of the injuries were serious.

Scary…
4:43 pm
A 64/f says she received a text message that said “Hey you, call me within 24 hours, your life is at stake”. She doesn’t know who sent the message, but it made her concerned for her safety.

Anyone misplace some fancy car visors?
5:18 pm
A 63/m says he found car visors with TV screens in them in his fiance’s yard in the 1700 block of N. Park. The items were submitted to police.

Arson…
6:02 pm
Firefighters were dispatched to a “fire out” call in the 2600 block of E. Stadium. Once they got there, they saw someone had set fire to the front door of a vacant city-owned home. Fire officials determine the fire was intentionally set.

Shot out…
6:29 pm
A 33/f says she was driving a van at W. Kellogg and I-235, when she heard a very loud pop and her driver’s side sliding door window shattered. She says there was another car next to her, she thinks someone in that car shot out her window. She didn’t look into the car, though, because she was concerned for her safety.

Bike-jacked…
10:43 pm
A man says he was riding his bike in the 3500 block of E. Ross when someone punched him, pulled him off his bike and stole it. He says he saw two people, both had pistols in their waistbands. He wasn’t hurt and he didn’t want to press charges.