Theft of GPS Unit is Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

A SOKKIA GPS unit similar to the stolen device (Photo: Salina Police Dept.)

The theft of a GPS unit from a downtown Salina work-site is the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

Sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 27, Smoky Hill Construction was performing duties on the Santa Fe Avenue project in the 100 block of S. 4th Street, when unknown individual(s) removed a GPS unit from a 7-foot pole which was on the ground next to a sidewalk.

The GPS unit is a grey and blue circular unit made by SOKKIA and has the markings of GRX2 on the device. There is a black colored antenna affixed to the device. This device was out on the work-site daily.

The value of the GPS unit is $12,000.

If you have any information concerning who committed this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 785-825-TIPS, text SATIPS to CRIMES (274637), or visit and follow the Crime Stoppers link to submit a web tip. You may receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 and you are not required to give your name.

Updated: September 14, 2018 — 11:01 am

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