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Citizen Alert: Sheriff’s office seeks information about vehicle thefts

The Osage County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistance in solving continued burglaries and auto thefts in Osage County.

Osage County Sheriff Laurie Dunn said investigators are seeking any information that might lead “to the persons involved in these crimes or the location of the stolen property.”

Dunn also reminds citizens to take keys and valuables out of vehicles and lock them.

The following vehicles have been stolen since April, with the latest theft occurring early today:

  • April 23 – 1989 Chevy one ton truck, from south of Burlingame.
  • June 10 – two ATVs, 149th Street and Urish Road.
  • July 30 – 1996 Dodge Ram pickup, from southeast of Burlingame.
  • Aug. 11 – 1969 green Army truck, 149th Street and Urish Road.
  • Aug. 22 – vehicle stolen from east of Burlingame; recovered in Topeka.
  • Aug. 31 – 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV, Paulen Road and U.S. Highway 56.
  • Sept. 3 – vehicle stolen from Scranton; recovered in Topeka.
  • Sept. 6 – 1994 Ford F250, red and white, 144th Street and Topeka Avenue.

Citizens are asked to report any strange or suspicious activity to the Osage County Sheriff’s Office at 911 or 785-828-3121.

Dunn also reminds citizens they can anonymously report information about criminal activity to Osage County Crime Stoppers at 1-877-OS-CRIME. A reward of up to $1,000 can be paid for information leading to arrest or conviction of criminals.

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