A great many local misdeeds to address, here's a quick guide to the top Kansas City metro midweek crime news right now . . .
Today's Kansas City Runaround
Kansas City police are pursuing a suspect. One of the first known locations of the pursuit was NB Interstate 35 and Armour Boulevard.
Kansas City Opioid Conspiracy Hard Time
A Kansas City man has been sentenced for participating in a $1.2 million conspiracy to distribute oxycodone. Gary D. Dickinson, also known as James DeJong, was sentenced to 10 years and 10 months in federal prison without parole.
Kansas City Manhunt Aftermath
U.S. Marshals say they have apprehended a federal prisoner who escaped from a Kansas City hospital.
JoCO Tragedy Aftermath
OLATHE, Kan. -- A Shawnee man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 12 years in prison for the death of a 7-month-old baby in 2015. Aaron Jay Barnes Peck, 27, received a 155-month (just under 13 years) sentence, with some credit for time served, as well as a 15-year registration as a violent offender.
Kansas City Vet Scam Busted
Two local business owners pleaded guilty in federal court to engaging in a pass-through scheme designed to fraudulently land $13.8 million in federal contracts set aside for veteran-owned small businesses. Jeffrey Wilson, of Loch Lloyd in Belton, and Paul Salavitch, of Kansas City, both pleaded guilty on Tuesday to misdemeanor charges of making a false writing.
KCMO Mexican Killing Charges
A federal grand jury in Kansas City has indicted three men in the 2017 kidnapping and killing of a 19-year-old Kansas City man. Jonathan M. Bravo-Lopez, 23, and Juan D. Osorio, 24, both citizens of Mexico living in Kansas City, and Marco A.
Golden Ghetto Murder Scene Report
Officers responded to an emergency call about 4 p.m. to a home in the 1200 block of East Westerfield Place. When officers arrived, they found a woman dead inside the home. (Amy Anderson/KCTV5 News)
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