Sigg Brothers Service Station - Stolen Car

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Sigg Brothers Service Station - Stolen Car - Walker Held In Widiita Man Gharged Witli :...
Walker Held In Widiita Man Gharged Witli : Robberies Here May Be Returned for Trial Arthur Walker, who is charged with participating in the robbing of three lola business places and the stealing of two automobiles on Augustj 20, was arrested in WIchlia this miriilng accordlnlg to information information received by Mack Percy, chief of pollie. j John Goley, alsoj of Wichita, pleaded guilty last Saturday to a charge of robbery. In {ihls statement to local peace offleers, iColcy Implicated Implicated - Walker In ihi. series of robberies which were Icommltted In Allen county early oi the morning of August 20: \ W The Sigg Brothers servtce station, the Oeorge Hiser Oijtage 'and the oltlce ot the Knipp Iron and Metal Co., were all entered-i Merchandise of relatively small value was stolen [from Hiser.'s and. Krupp's. However, the miscreants stole jcar from Sigg Brothers.; At Moran,'one of tihe thieves decided decided tb acquire a beuter and faster vehicle. His" companion drove on. The one who remained in Moran. entered the Wall Mbtor Co., and drove away in a car] JHe • caught up with his partner "east of Bronson and the Sigg car .waslleft in a ditch alongside the highway. At Fort Scott; however, officers attempted to stop tlie car. The two made their escape by fo#t. On Saturday Saturday the sheriff at! Paola arretted Walker and Croley [ fpr a minor- of- feiise. Walker was released a short time later but- Croley wps held for attempting to,flee f^om an officer." Croley , admitted participating in some robberies her^ and was returned returned to Allen-county for prosecution. prosecution. : i i The sheriff at Paola later said that Walker had b^n Wearing a sport coat which answered the der scription of the-one stolen from Krupp. He also had a fountain pen believed to have been stolen here. Mack Mack Percy, chief of police, said thftt st'atements made by Ctoley indicate indicate that tie and ]Walker participated participated in the series of Allen county robtjerles. \ Wichita authorities hai|e three charges against Walker', IpcludlnR one for safe cracking, but ho may be returned to lola if or prosecution. Percy said this morning. '

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  1. The Iola Register,
  2. 21 Sep 1948, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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