Theft of $305 from prosecutor's office under investigation
Apr. 20, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the theft of $305 in cash from the Sedgwick County prosecutor's office.
The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/2oqx6dD ) reports that several hundred dollars is kept in a locked box to buy lunch and gasoline for witnesses. Everything was in order when the county last audited its contents in November. But money was missing when the box was opened in March.
A theft report was filed Tuesday with the sheriff's office. The culprit remains a mystery.
The box is kept in a locked cabinet behind locked doors, but keys to the locked box and cabinet weren't hidden. Also, doors into the offices can be opened with a passcode or master key.
Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett says going to a debit-card-like system is among the options under consideration.
Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com