Stolen vehicle recovered near Linwood
Basehor police are searching for suspects who allegedly stole a vehicle earlier this week.
The vehicle, owned by Elite Electric, was reported stolen at 7:08 a.m. Monday from a residence in the 15000 block of Leavenworth Road.
Three hours later, the vehicle was recovered outside Linwood. Electrical tools were taken from the vehicle, police said.
Police Chief Terry Horner said a suspect had not yet been identified. He said evidence indicates that "more than one person and a second vehicle was involved" in the theft.
Horner said the department has noticed a trend of vehicle thefts increasing in Basehor. He encouraged the public to "make sure their vehicles are secure" at all times.
Anyone with information pertaining to Monday's theft is asked to contact the police department, (913) 724-1370.