Not everything about our favorite lady prison drama makes sense but most local crime defies logic as well. Accordingly, after the jump, check a collection of recent KC metro alleged misdeeds & more . . .
Kansas City Holiday Hope
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Instead of decorating her Christmas tree with her son, a Kansas City mother is searching for justice, hoping police catch his killer. Her 23-year-old son, Darian Sanders, was shot in an apartment complex parking lot near 81st and Campbell. Monique Sanders says losing a child is unbearable.
Show-Me Reefer Madness In Missouri
Law legalizing medical marijuana now in effect -- but it's still illegal to posses it in Missouri Medical marijuana likely won't be available for purchase until January 2020 It's official. The law legalizing medical marijuana in Missouri is now in effect -- but you still can't legally posses it in the Show Me State.
Nasty Charges Against This Dude
JOHNSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) - Police arrested a 24-year-old Olathe man Thursday who they say sexually abused a teenager. Blake Vanaman Lee was booked on a charge of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Investigators said the abuse happened between August and September of this year in Johnson County and that the victim was under 16 years old.
Double Trouble Crime
KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) - Two Kansas City men are facing federal gun charges after firearms and police equipment were stolen from an unmarked police car. Leronte Swinton and Carvon Brown, both 19, are charged with illegal possession of stolen firearms. Federal court documents show the two are suspects in several car break-ins and thefts around Kansas City and in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties.
More Allegations Against Suspected Johnson County Creeper
More sex crime charges have been filed in Kansas against a former Missouri charter school teacher. The Kansas City Star reported that Randall Carter II, 42, of Overland Park, Kansas, was free on bond when he was arrested again Friday. He had been teaching at Lee A.
Local Crime On The Road
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A man from Texas was arrested in KCMO after fleeing the scene of a shooting. Benito Gutierrez, 20-year-old Anna, Texas man, shot a man in Anna early Thursday morning. Police responded to the shooting around 3 a.m. near a housing development.
Show-Me Opioid Spy Tech Crackdown
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson voiced his support for a statewide drug monitoring program Thursday during a visit to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Currently, Missouri is the only state that does not have a tracking system for doctors to see if patients are abusing prescription medication.
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