Quick look all of the metro crime news and recent arrests . . .
AMID Defeating Kansas City Chiefs
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is charged with two misdemeanor counts of soliciting prostitution after twice visiting Jupiter "rub and tug" massage joint Orchids of Asia Day Spa. Police say the business has ties to an international human-trafficking and prostitution ring.
Two people were taken into custody after a police chase ended Thursday with a crash at East 63rd Street and Cedar Avenue.Authorities said the vehicle hit another car at the intersection.There was a short foot chase after the crash.Authorities said two minor injuries were reported to the people in the stolen vehicle.Police are still investigating.
Neighborhood Shooting Aftermath
A man shot in the face during a rolling gun battle that ended on Kansas City's Ward Parkway is now facing a federal firearm charge. Anthony J. Fikes was in car with a woman and two children when the shooting started near Troost Avenue.
Sleaze Scummit Accusations
JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) - A man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting that happened in August of last year partly due to DNA testing. Rafael M. Armstrong, a 30-year-old from Lee's Summit, has been charged with first-degree murder, unlawful possession of a firearm, and two counts of armed criminal action.
ALLEGED OLATHE GUNMAN
An Overland Park man is facing multiple felony charges, including attempted murder, after a woman was shot Tuesday night at an Olathe shopping center on south Mur-Len Road. Landon James Smith is charged in Johnson County District Court.
Show-Me Second Chance In Missouri
Missouri will have to reform its parole policies after a federal judge ruled in favor of thousands of current and former parolees who sued the state, claiming those policies are unconstitutional. Many parolees have been sent back to prison for technical violations of their parole such as crossing a state line, missing a parole appointment or losing a job because their employer found out about their criminal record.
Plaza Traffic Scare
Kansas City police are investigating after a man was hit by a vehicle Feb. 28, 2019, at 47th and Main streets. SOURCE: KMBC A man was critically hurt Thursday after being hit by a car near the Plaza, Kansas City police said.The crash was reported about 3:30 p.m.
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