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)

Burglary...
3:50 am
A 56/m reports two people forcing their way into a business in the 2700 block of S. Seneca. They then loaded stuff from inside the business into two 45-gallon trash cans and took off. The two were wearing gloves and had their faces covered. There is surveillance video available.

Coin dozer robbed…
5:00 am
A 49/f says someone forced their way in to her business in the 700 block of W. 13th N. by forcing through a front door. The crooks then took an unknown amount of cash from a coin dozer machine.

Aluminum cans stolen…
11:21 am
A 49/m says someone stole bags of aluminum cans from a recycle bin belonging to a business in the 3100 block of W. 13th N. The thieves gained access to the bin by cutting the chain.

Military scam…
11:39 am
A 49/m says he met someone on a website and the two had a relationship online. After a few weeks, the other person asked him to apply for a permanent leave of absence because of a marriage proposal. The person gave him an email address to apply for the leave.. (commander.sec@aol.com) - he received an email in response that requested money in order to process the request. The man became suspicious when he found out the money was to be sent to Malaysia. He then contacted the Army to verify the information and was told it was a scam.

Egged & Tagged…
12:06 pm
A 43/f says her house and her son’s car have been egged and tagged with insults and profanity for the past nine months. She thinks she knows who did it. She would like to press charges.

Counterfeit cash...
3:00 pm
A 36/f says someone gave her son two counterfeit $100 bills to purchase a go-cart over the weekend.

Pushy customer…
3:09 pm
A 22/f says a man obtained “professional services” from a business in the 200 block of E. William. He didn’t pay, then shoved a female employee on his way out of the business. She was not hurt.

Sigh…
3:52 pm
A 33/m called police to report his wife driving drunk to pick up their son from school. She was arrested for driving on a suspended license, transporting an open container and refusing to take a sobriety test. She was also charged with assaulting a law enforcement officer because she tried to kick him.

Shocking…
5:36 pm
A 43/f reports someone grabbing a handful of WSU t-shirts from a store in the 3700 block of N. Woodlawn then running out the door. A customer reached in and grabbed some of the stolen shirts and gave them back. The customer also took down the tag number. No arrests yet.