On Dec. 22, somebody entered two KAPS stores in McPherson and, while the clerk was distracted, removed cash from gaming machines. On Jan. 15, 2013, somebody broke into the Phillips 66 store in McPherson and removed a gaming machine containing an undisclosed amount of cash. It is unknown if these incidents are connected. Total loss and damage in these cases has been placed at more than $9,000.
If you have any information about this or any other crimes, or the location of any stolen property, or information concerning illegal drugs, call McPherson County Crime Stoppers at 241-1122, or toll free at 1-800-241-8118. You can also text MPCS and your tip to 274637. If your information proves helpful, you could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 and never have to give your name.