Police seek information regarding weekend theft of truck, trailer

Ponca City Now - September 5, 2018 8:30 pm

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan.  The Arkansas City Police Department is asking for assistance and information regarding the theft of a truck and trailer from a City of Arkansas City facility.

Sometime between 3:15 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, an unknown suspect or suspects broke into and entered the fenced area at the City of Arkansas City’s Public Services Division central shop.

This facility is located at 1407 W. Madison Ave. in southwest Ark City, near the Arkansas River.

The suspects stole a white 1997 Ford 1-ton flatbed pickup truck belonging to the City. It has blue City of Arkansas City logos on both doors and bears Kansas license plate number 36356.

Also stolen was a 12-ton Econoline tilt trailer with an orange steel frame and a wooden floor that bears Kansas license plate number 47345. The trailer last was seen attached to the stolen truck.

Anyone who has any information about this crime or the missing vehicles is asked to call ACPD Sgt. Jason Legleiter at (620) 441-4444 or Detective Lt. Jim Holloway at (620) 441-4429.

Those wishing to remain anonymous may contact Cowley County Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest.

Call (620) 442-7777 in Arkansas City or (620) 221-7777 in Winfield, or visit www.tipsubmit.com or accs.crimestoppersweb.com to make an anonymous report.

An anonymous tip also can be submitted by texting ACTIPS to 847411.

 

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