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)

Car & tools stolen…
8:15 am
A 39/m says someone stole his 1999 Mitsubishi Mirage, which was loaded with all of his work tools. The car was parked in the 1200 block of S. Laura in his driveway when it was taken. He says there are two sets of keys, both are accounted for and there was no broken glass around the car.

Package opened…
9:38 am
A 57/f says some things were stolen from a box she had delivered to her home in the 2200 block of N. Park. She says the package was ripped open, and the stuff inside was stolen.

Probably could have just thrown that away…
10:54 am
A 33/m says he found a butter knife on the north side of his house in the 1100 block of N. Cleveland. It was submitted to police as found property.

Drunk patient…
11:50 am
Two people who work at a hospital in the 900 block of N. St. Francis say they were attacked bya a man who was drunk. They reported the man threw a urinal bottle at one of them, striking him on the side of the head (no visible injury), then spat on the other. The man was arrested on two counts of battery.

Protective custody…
2:01 pm
A man called police to report that his two children were possibly being abused by their mother’s new boyfriend. Police checked on them, one of them had bruising on her backside, the other had a slight abrasion on his forehead. The two were taken into protective custody and released to their father. The report does not state whether anyone was arrested.

Last day…
3:25 pm
A 38/m says an employee (well, former employee) stole property on his last day of work at a business in the 3100 block of S. Seneca. He also cut an electrical cord on one of the cash registers. The incident was caught on surveillance.

Catalytic converter…
7:29 pm
A 24/m says someone stole the catalytic converter from his car at S. Topeka and Waterman.