Monday, February 28, 2022

Paola Kansas Police seeking public assistance


On 02/17/2022, at approximately 10:26 PM, an unknown white male, dressed in blue jeans, wearing a dark hoodie and dark mask, forced entry into Miami County Lumber. The suspect arrived in a dark colored SUV, possibly a late 1990’s- early 2000’s Toyota 4Runner, and shattered the front glass doors.

The suspect entered the store and collected approximately $2400.00 worth of Stanley ‘Fat Max” tape measures and Diablo brand saw blades, placing them into a brown tub, which the suspect brought with him. 

The suspect was seen on video leaving the business and heading north on N. Pearl St at approximately 10.30 PM.

If you can identify the suspect, or suspect vehicle, please contact Capt. Kevin Colwell or Det. Sgt. Marc Miller of the Paola Police Department at (913)-259-3640.







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