Just a quick gathering of crime news, court, police and investigation news worth a glimpse right now . . .
Local Morning Murder
The Claycomo Police Department is investigating a dead body discovered around 9 p.m. Monday in a residence near the area of U.S. Highway 69 and Park Street.Police said they were dispatched on a call of an unresponsive male. Police said it was determined that a 56-year-old man was deceased.
Drug Highway Crackdown
TOPEKA, KS (AP) -- Authorities have confiscated an estimated $1 million in illegal drugs during a traffic stop on Interstate 70 just west of Topeka. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Indianapolis driver was booked into jail after last week's traffic stop. The stop stemmed from a registration violation.
Rock Chalk Getaway
Orlando Gaxiola-Guevara mug shot Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office One man escaped and another was recaptured after a drug bust in western Kansas was followed by a failed sting in Kansas City, Kansas. Law enforcement arrested two immigrants who had heroin after a traffic stop on I-70 near Oakley last week.
Show-Me New Rules
COLUMBIA - Missouri put new rules in place regarding its bail system Monday. MU journalism professor and law expert Sandy Davidson said the changes look to make it easier for lower income citizens to get out of jail when they're charged with a crime and not yet convicted.
NextGen Crime Fighting
From 'Crime-Dotte' To Wyandotte - Kansas City, Kansas, Teens Are Fed Up With The Violence
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