Lots of important news here for our blog community regarding alleged misdeeds, police action, court developments and crime reports from around the metro.
Friendly KC Murder Suspect???
Daniel Bigge, 23, of Kansas City, Missouri, has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting of John T. Wilson III last week at an apartment in the 1600 block of Citadel Drive, according to the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office.
Meth Town Creeper Convicted
An Independence man faces at least five years in prison after pleading guilty to child porn charges.James Clingenpeel, 31, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Kansas City to one count each of attempting to distribute child pornography and possessing child porn, admitting that he possessed and shared hundreds of images and videos of child porn over the internet.Clingenpeel used a peer-to-peer file-sharing network to distribute a video over the internet and was discovered during an FBI
Missouri Doggie Suffers Disgusting Disfigurement As Police Search For Troubled And Dangerous Suspect!!!
NEOSHO, Mo. - An $8,000 reward is being offered for information in the case of a pet beagle that was skinned alive in southwest Missouri. Neosho police Lt. Jason Baird says the dog's entire backside was removed from its neck to its tail and down to the top of its legs.
EPIC Kansas City Opioid Bust
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A California man is facing federal charges after authorities allegedly discovered several pounds of narcotics at a Kansas City bus stop. Daniel Villanueva, 20, of Montclair, California was charged with possessing heroin and fentanyl with intent to distribute.
Drug Plague Hits Rural Kansas
GARDEN CITY, Kansas - Two years after closing an office in Garden City, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration announced this week it's coming back to town. The agency's new setup comes at a time when methamphetamine seizures are on the rise in Finney County and the area's seen some drug-related shootings.
Show-Me Defense Resting
The head of the embattled Missouri Public Defender System is stepping down after more than four years on the job. Michael Barrett said he's resigning effective early or mid-November and taking a job in New York state. It's "more family driven than anything else," he said in an email to KCUR.
KCPD Outreach This Weekend
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - This Saturday, community interaction officers from the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department will host a series of community events. The name of the overall event is KC United Against Crime. From noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, each of the department's six patrol divisions will host its own event.
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