by Jim Grawe
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News
4:10 PM CST, January 30, 2013
It wasn't exactly a red carpet welcome for Marcia Honer and her husband. The Denver, Colorado couple's visit to Wichita was a nightmare.
"I've never been to Wichita before, but yes, it definitely leaves a bad taste," Honer says.
They were driving home from Texas after spending a week on Caribbean cruise. It was late, and Wichita seemed like a good place to spend the night. So they pulled into a motel near Kellogg and Rock.
"We basically went to bed because we were so tired," Honer says. "We didn't even think about taking stuff out of the car, which was stupid on our part."
In the morning, the Honers' car had a smashed window. They found their luggage missing from the back seat. A couple suitcases were missing containing clothes, Marcia's hearing aid, and most importantly dozens of photo memory cards.
Recorded on the cards are thousands of photos taken by Honer's late father, who was a nature photographer and world traveler. They are of no real value except to Honor, who had not saved them anywhere else.
If you have any idea what may have happened to memory cards, call Wichita police.
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