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)
Carrying a purse…
Friday - 10:39 am
A 53/f says she saw a guy riding a bike a N. Estelle and 1st Street - carrying a large purse. She says the biker was pedaling “as fast as he could.” The woman was concerned because she thought it was strange for him to be carrying a purse and worried it was a purse snatching. She followed him for a few blocks, but lost him.
Friday - 11:00 am
An officer reports seeing someone crash through a locked gate and striking a parked police car. The driver was stopped and arrested for DUI. The officer says there were children present in the roadway when the accident happened. The driver refused to take a breath test, so they did a blood draw about an hour later. The drive was arrested for DUI, DUI after priors and aggravated child endangerment. The location of the incident is not listed.
Friday - 11:33 am
A 64/f in the 800 block of S. Martinson says her new neighbors have a dog that barks all day long. She says it’s disturbing her peace.
Friday - 2:00 pm
An officer reports seeing a student beating up another student at a school in the 2300 block of E. Douglas. A teacher was smacked in the face while trying to break up the fight. No one was hurt. No word on arrests.
Kids in protective custody…
Friday - 3:00 PM
An officer took five children into police protective custody after finding them living with their parents in unsanitary conditions. The address of the incident is not listed.
Almost an Assault…
Friday - 6:28 pm
A 32/m in the 1600 E. Skinner says a man swung at him several times...but missed because he was drunk. No arrests.
Sour note on concert tickets…
Saturday - 8:54 pm
A 50/f says her son bought concert tickets for her birthday from someone who represents a company (name is not listed). Her son made payment via MoneyGram. Her son then contacted the ticket agents a tthe concert venue by phone an said they were “very convincing”, but confirmation didn’t arrive - so there were no tickets and the phone number he called is no longer in service.
Sunday - 3:25 pm
A woman says she lost her dog in the 11400 block of E. Kellogg. She says she thinks the dog got out of her car while she was inside a store.