Jan 22, 2020 10:30 PM

Police: Kansas pizza delivery driver assaulted, robbed

Posted Jan 22, 2020 10:30 PM

SEDGWICK COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a robbery and asking the public for help to locate suspects.

Just after 6p.m. Tuesday, police responded to a highway robbery call in 500 Block of South Hunter in Wichita, according to officer Charley Davidson.

At scene, a 34-year-old pizza delivery driver told police that he had gone to deliver an order when three suspects approached demanded property, assaulted him and left with the pizza.

The driver suffered only minor injuries, according to Davidson.

The first suspect is described as a black male, approximately 18-year-old, 6-foot tall and wearing a black hooded sweat shirt. The other two suspects were described as approximately 15-years-old black males. One weighed approximately 100 pounds and the other approximately 130 pounds, according to Davidson.

In December, police in Wichita reported they had been investigating a series of robberies involving delivery drivers, according to Davidson.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact police.

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Jan 22, 2020 10:30 PM
Social media tip leads to Kan. woman's arrest for counterfeit cash, drugs
Lopez photo Cowley Co.

COWLEY COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas woman on drug and additional charges after a tip on social media.

On December 28, police took a report regarding a theft by shoplifting that had occurred earlier that day at the Walmart Supercenter, located at 2701 N. Summit Street in Arkansas City, according to a media release.

Through an anonymous tip via social media, Reyna Maria, 33, was identified as a possible suspect in the case.

On January 20, police located Lopez at a residence in the 200 block of East Birch Avenue after locating a vehicle belonging to her in that neighborhood. The vehicle, a gold 2000 Dodge Stratus, contained drug paraphernalia within plain sight of officers.

After they gained consent to search the vehicle, police also located counterfeit money inside. Police arrested her on requested charges that include felony of possession of methamphetamine and two felony counts of counterfeiting currency as well as one misdemeanor count each of possession of drug paraphernalia and theft.

She was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail in Winfield in lieu of $9,500 bond, according to the release.