Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Kansas City Crime News Roundup



The dude in this photo died of "suicide" but this iconic fair use image reference serves as tonight's inspiration for local links on the topic of ALLEGATIONS and police actions from throughout the metro . . .



Kansas City Spy Cam Captures Hoodie Footage After Tragic Morning Homicide

Man found shot to death outside KCMO convenience store

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Gunfire killed a man Tuesday morning outside a Kansas City convenience store. Police found the victim just after 5 a.m. at the Windstar store at East 17th Street and Grand Avenue. The suspect ran from the crime scene and was last seen at East 16th and Walnut streets.


Meth Mama Admits Misdeeds

KCK woman pleads guilty to being part of meth ring

KANSAS CITY, KS (AP) - A 41-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, woman has pleaded guilty to being part of a methamphetamine ring that distributed the drug in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Federal prosecutors said Karen Ortega distributed methamphetamine out of a home where she lived with her three children.


Olathe Po-Po Seek Conversation

Olathe police looking for woman accused of using credit card stolen from assisted living facility

OLATHE, Kan. -- Olathe police are looking for a woman wanted in connection with alleged mistreatment of a dependent adult. The woman in the photo allegedly bought merchandise from a business in Raytown using a credit card stolen from an Olathe assisted living facility. She then left the area in a dark colored SUV.


Community To Support Police After Kansas Suburban Cancer Cluster

Merriam PD rallies around 2 officers diagnosed with cancer

MERRIAM, Kan. - The Merriam Police Department is a small and close-knit group, 32 officers total. But right now, their brotherhood is down two men because cancer has knocked on their front door. First for Cpl. Phil Lewis, who was diagnosed with colon cancer. "Phil is a very, very smart guy.


Suspect Crackdown Consideration

Greenwood police chief on leave amid use of force inquiry after father attempted to drown 6-month-old

The Greenwood police chief is on administrative leave amid allegations that he used excessive force against a father accused of trying to drown his 6-month-old daughter in a pond. FBI investigators visited the baby's father, Jonathon Stephen Zicarelli, on Friday in the Jackson County Jail, where he's being held on an assault charge, according to Tom Porto, one of Zicarelli's attorneys.


Meth Town Dude Accused Of Misdeeds

Man confesses to six week long stealing spree of Independence storage units

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- After a string of break-ins at storage units around the city of Independence, the newly formed Street Crimes Unit recovered multiple pickup trucks full of suspected stolen items and made an arrest. Investigators say William Eaton confessed to a six week long stealing spree that left victims frustrated.


Sports Expert Shares Life Lesson For Fixing College Sports Discipline

Expert in NCAA compliance issues says independent board needed

In the wake of penalties handed down to MU and KU last week, an expert on NCAA compliance issues says an independent board is needed to evaluate penalty cases.


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