Sometime between 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, and 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, an unknown person(s) entered the Concrete Materials Company property located at 1801 N. Greenwich. The burglar(s) forced entry into two buildings and cut the lines to several machines and the main control line that operates the plant, stripping the copper wire. Approximately 150 to 200 feet of copper wire was stripped from the control lines to the plant. The salvage value of this copper wire is estimated at $200, minimal compared to the damage done to the machines and the control lines. The plant had to shut down for repairs. The total cost of damages is estimated to be as much as $30,000.
If you have information about this burglary or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.00 and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.Sgt. Scott Plummer Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers