New information has been released by the Dodge City Police Department and Garden City Police Department regarding two burglary incidents that took place at United Wireless on April 24 in both cities.

According to a crime report that was released, on April 24 around 10:50 p.m., United Wireless, located at 1105 W. McArtor Road in Dodge City, was broken into.

According to Garden City police Sgt. Lana Urteaga, at 11:55 p.m. at United Wireless on April 24, video surveillance showed a similar break-in.

The Dodge City burglary had 85 cellphones taken with the Garden City theft totaling 77 cellphones taken, a $57,400 loss for the company along with $1,000 in damage done to the property.

Information released on the suspects in Dodge City and Garden City were two males, possibly one white and one black, wearing gloves and hoods and driving a black or dark purple 2009-2014 model Dodge Challenger with a front plate holder with no plate in its place.

"Suspects broke in the side door and went directly to the room where phones were kept and pried the door open," the Dodge City crime report said.

A bucket was used to carry out phones and a pry bar used to break the window and get into the Garden City United Wireless.

According to Dodge City Police Chief Drew Francis, a similar burglary took place in Concordia where US Cellular and Nex-Tech were burglarized of 75 cellphones on March 9.

A silver SUV was reported to allegedly be involved in the Concordia theft.

If anyone has any information regarding the burglaries, call (620) 225-8126 or you can also text anonymously by using the tip411 app.

 

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