Press Release for February 8th, 2021

On Friday February 5, 2021, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to Kansas Hardwoods located in the 22000 block of Highway 24 Belvue, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, for a theft report.  Kansas Hardwoods reported that unknown person(s) stole numerous hardwood boards from the business between January 28 and February 3, 2021.  The stolen boards are described as being: (8) Cedar boards being 2×12, 2×16 being 8 ft long; (15) Walnut boards being 2×12, 2×16 being 8 ft long and (30) Maple boards 1×6, 1×12 being 10 to 12ft long.   The value of the stolen boards is in the excess of $2,000.00.

Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Captain Darrin Stewart, at 785-457-3353, or you can leave tip via the crime-stoppers link on our website at

Thank you,

Shane E. Jager