Jan 31, 2023

UPDATE: Crimestoppers case no longer a criminal investigation

Posted Jan 31, 2023 1:07 PM

UPDATE 10:45 a.m. Tuesday: According to information received from the Salina Police Department this morning, the below Crimestoppers story provided to Salina media on Friday is no longer a criminal investigation. Salina Police Sergeant Kyle Tonniges told Salina Post this morning that "there were some errors made in the paperwork at the scrap yard and we were able to determine there was not a crime committed."

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On Jan. 18, officers with the Salina Police Department received a report of an identity theft at Dillon’s, 1235 E. Cloud Street in Salina.

The victim learned a check had been cashed at the business in her name without her knowledge.

The investigation revealed the suspect had sold property at a local Salina scrap yard. The suspect provided personal identifying information for the victim and was given a check as payment. Video surveillance from Dillon’s shows a male suspect cashing the check.

If you have any information concerning this incident or identification of the individual involved, call Crimestoppers at 825-TIPS. You can also make an online tip at: https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=950#. You may receive a cash reward of up to $1,000. Tipsters may also contact the Salina Police Department at (785) 826-7210, or Officer Grisham, case 2023-1706.