If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477), submit a Web Tip, or TEXT a Tip.  You do not have to give your name.  CRIME STOPPERS will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 and you can remain anonymous. 

Disappearance of Shawn Cook (2016/03/29)

The Iola Police Department is looking for information in the disappearance of Shawn Cook, W/M, 33 years of age, missing from Iola, KS. Allen County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 cash for information in finding Shawn Cook or the resolution in this case. You can give information by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip to www.allencountycs.org. Crime doesn’t pay but we do. This reward can only be given on information given through Crime Stoppers.

Westside Bait Burglary (2015/11/09)

Allen County Sheriff and Allen County Crime Stoppers are searching for information about a break in that occurred between the evening hours of September 25th and the morning of September 26th. Unknown individuals entered Westside Bait located on the west side of Iola. After entering the business suspects were able to steal various weapons ranging from hand guns to long guns. Brands taken included Ruger, Springfield, Mossberg, Benelli, Savage, Remington, Taurus and Smith and Wesson. If you know of anyone trying to sell these brands of guns recently or have information about the burglary please contact Allen County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also submit at tip at our website ofwww.allencountycs.org or by texting the tip to CRIMES (274637), you must start your tip with the word “Allen” to get to our tip line. If you have information leading to the resolution of this crime or recovery of these guns make you eligible for a reward of up to $1000 cash. All calls and reports are confidential, we don’t want your name just your information. Information given directly to law enforcement or through the facebook page is not eligible for rewards.

Criminal Damage (2014/03/11)

The Iola Police Department and Allen County Crime Stoppers is looking for information about a series of crimes that happened between Thursday, March 6th and Friday, March 7th.  Unknown suspects were moving around Iola and threw bricks through or at different windows and windshields causing damage in at least four different cases.  If you have any information regarding who may be doing this you are encouraged to call Allen County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or go to www.allencountycs.org and click the submit a tip button.  Either way, keep your i.d. number that is given to you to claim your reward.  Tips given through Facebook are NOT eligible for a reward through Allen County Crime Stoppers.  Tips leading to the resolution of a crime are eligible for up to a $1000 cash reward.  Please share this status to help get the word out.  Crime doesn’t pay but we do! 

Car Burlaries (2014/01/30)

The Iola Police Department is looking for information on recent car burglaries that took place between the evening hours of the 29th of January and the early morning hours of the 30th of January.  Most of these burglaries have taken place in the southeast part of Iola.  The burglaries have been kept to mainly vehicles that have been left unlocked.  If you see anyone walking that you feel is out of the ordinary then don’t hesitate to call the police to report them.  We are asking everyone to lock your vehicles and don’t leave items of value in your vehicle.  Please hit share and help us spread the word.  If you are interested in a cash reward from Allen County Crime Stoppers do not send any information through facebook, you can call 1-800-222-8477 or go to our website to submit a tip online at www.allencountycs.org.  Information leading to the resolution of this crime or any other crime could make you eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.

 

 

 

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Burglary of O'Shaughnessy Liquor Store (2013/08/11)

In the early morning hours of Sunday, August 11th, just after midnight an unknown white male wearing black shorts and no shirt entered the business of O’Shaughnessy’s Liquor Store located at 1211 East Street in Iola.  The person made entry into the store by breaking the front glass door.  The suspect left the store running south through the alley. 

 

If you have any information about this crime or any other crime please contact Allen County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or the submit a web tip at www.allencountycs.org.  Information leading to the resolution of this crime or any other crime could make you eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.  Tips given through Facebook does NOT make you eligible for a reward.



Stolen Gator (2013/04/26)

Sometime between 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday the 24th of April and 6:50 a.m. on Thursday the 25th of April unknown persons cut a lock at John Deere in Iola that locked up a RSX850i Green Spot Gator.  The person then drove the gator to the north off of the lot of John Deere.  The loss is valued just under $16,000. 

If you have any information about this crime or any other crimes please report it to Allen County Crime Stoppers.  You can call us at 1-800-222-8477, go to www.allencountycs.org and click the Submit a Web Tip button and fill it out, or you can text a tip to 274637.  If you text it you have to start your text with the word “Allen”.  There is no way for us to know who you are or your phone numbers.  All three ways you will be given a code number that you need to write down and you can check back on your tip by contacting us again. 

 

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Several March Crimes (2013/03/31)

Crimes for March

     Allen County Crime Stoppers would like to have any information about the following crimes or any crime you have information about.  You can call 1-800-222-8477 and report it anonymously or you can go to our website at www.allencountycs.org and report it on there by hitting the “Submit a Tip” button on the left. 

     Between Friday March 22nd at 11:00 p.m. and Saturday March 23rd at 1:15 a.m. an unknown person cut two tires on a vehicle in the 300 block of south Fourth St. in Iola.

     Between Tuesday March 26th at 8:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. same day an unknown person broke a side rear window of a mini van parked in the 100 block of South Jefferson Ave. in Iola.

     Between Friday March 29th at 11:50 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. unknown persons entered a home by force in the 400 block of South Sycamore Street while no one was home and took a sum of cash from the residence. 

     Between 8:00 p.m. on Friday March 29th and 9:00 a.m. Saturday March 30th an unknown person entered a home in the 200 block of South Morrill Street in Gas and removed a silver colored HP laptop computer, a silver colored Vizio laptop computer, a black in color Acer tablet, and a gray Xbox 360 game system with two controllers.

     Between 10:00 p.m on Saturday March 30th and 9:00 a.m. on Sunday March 31st an unlocked vehicle was entered in the 500 block of South Buckeye Street in Iola and a black and red in color Bustin long board (skate board) was removed.  The board is also said to have clear colored white wheels.

 

     If you have any information on these or any other case please contact Allen County Crime Stopers.  Information leading to a resolution of these crimes or any other crime makes you eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.00.



Arson and Burglary (2013/01/16)

On December 22nd at 10:55 p.m. fire units were dispatched to a hay fire near 1600 and Missouri Rd.  After arrival, it was discovered that approximately 12 bales of native grass were burnt by what appeared to have been set by a flare gun of some sort. 

 

Sometime between December 3rd an December 31st unknown persons entered a garage in the 800 block of North Washington and removed a 2011 black in color Harley Davidson XL 1200.  No other information about this case.

 

If you have any information about these cases or any other case please call crime stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or go to our website at www.allencountycs.org.  Information leading to the resolution of this crime or any other crime could make you eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.  We don’t want your name just your information.



Counterfeit Money (2013/01/05)

Between Saturday January 5th and Sunday January 6th unknown persons passed counterfeit $50 and $20 bills at several businesses in Iola.  Investigation is ongoing at this time.  If you have question when receiving bills please call the Iola Police or Allen County Sheriff’s office to look at the money.      

 

If you have any information about this case or any other case you are encouraged to call Allen County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).  Resolution of this crime or any other crime could lead to a cash reward of up to $1000.00.



Hay fires (2012/12/22)

On December 22nd between10:55 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. unknown persons set fire to 12 round bales of hay near 1600 and Missouri Rd.  The fire was set with a flare like shell that could be shot from a gun.     

 

If you have any information about this case or any other case you are encouraged to call Allen County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).  Resolution of this crime or any other crime could lead to a cash reward of up to $1000.00.



Criminal Damage (2012/11/26)

Allen County Crime Stoppers and Allen County Sheriff are seeking information about the person or persons who drove by the east side of the Allen County Sheriff’s Office and fired a gun at the building.  This occurred at approximately 6:00 p.m. the evening of Monday November 26th.  If you have any information about this crime or any other crimes please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.  Information leading to the resolution of this crime or any other crime could lead to a reward up to $1000.



Crimes of the week (2012/10/22)

Crimes of the Week 10/22/2012

 

Between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on October 14th, 2012 unknown persons removed a portable DVD player and one monitor from a vehicle that was parked in the Walmart parking lot. 

 

Between the hours of 11:00 p.m. on October 12th and 9:20 a.m. on October 13th, 2012 an unknown person removed a wicker chair, wicker love seat, and a matching glass top coffee table from the front porch of a residence located at 16 W. Garfield in Iola.  Both the chair and loveseat had a matching red in color cushion that went with the seat.

 

Between 1:00 a.m. on October 10th and 4:00 p.m. on October 11th, 2012 unknown subjects entered a vehicle that was parked in the 300 block of North Kentucky in Iola and removed a Gateway computer blue and black in color, a game boy video gaming system, a cell phone charger, and a mouse for a computer.    

 

If you have information regarding these crime or any other crime you can call Allen County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), report it at www.allencountycs.org by clicking on the tab "Submit a Web Tip" and filling in the blanks or text a tip to the word "Crimes" (274637).  There are instructions on how to text a tip located in the "Text a Tip" page.  Any tip leading to the resolution of a crime makes the tipster eligible for a reward up to $1000.00



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