Theft

Dreamstime
November 08, 2017 - 5:36 am
OTTAWA, Kan. (KNSS) - With soybeans at 10 bucks a bushel, rural burglars are diversifying from copper wire and farm trucks. Franklin County Sheriff Jeff Richards says he’s now getting reports of soybean rustling. Sheriff Richards says although some cutting is sometimes mistaken as theft, deliberate...
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October 17, 2017 - 9:20 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -€” An elderly Wichita woman has been sentenced to probation for stealing more than $57,000 from an acquaintance. 89. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennet said Monday that Shirley Morgan, 80, had durable power of attorney for the acquaintance, who he didn't name. Bennett...
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Dreamstime
October 09, 2017 - 9:10 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for his involvement in 20 thefts in the several Wichita-area stores and homes. The Sedgwick County District Attorney's office says Timothy Kelly, 58, was sentenced for two robberies, two thefts and 16 burglaries. The...
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Ted Woodward
September 21, 2017 - 1:59 pm
Police on Wednesday afternoon were doing patrol work in the Hilltop neighborhood in the southeast part of Wichita near Oliver & Harry, because of increased drug and crime activity in the area. Officer Charley Davidson says police made contact with a woman after she committed a pedestrian...
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August 22, 2017 - 9:13 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Filipino woman has pleaded guilty in Kansas to stealing nearly $100,000 from a U.S. Naval base in Japan. The prosecutors announced Monday that Cynthia Lopez Creseni pleaded guilty Friday to theft of public money. She stole $99,068 from the Morale...
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Dreamstime
August 07, 2017 - 1:09 am
Stolen packages are becoming a big problem in Wichita. Last week, a family in west Wichita had $300 worth of packages stolen from them after two thieves stile them right off their front porch in broad daylight. Security film showed a man and a woman approaching the porch where Kristin Loyd lives...
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July 14, 2017 - 10:00 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been charged with stealing $13,000 worth of items from a lab at the University of Kansas. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Matthew Reynard, 37, was charged Tuesday in Douglas County District Court with one count of burglary and two counts of theft,...
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July 11, 2017 - 9:11 pm
PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — Thieves targeting a so-called tiny home in Missouri decided to go big — and steal the whole house. The Joplin Globe reports Missouri resident Lisa Stubblefield left the structure in a roped-off area in Springfield last week for the Food Truck Showdown. When she arrived for...
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