Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Kansas City Crime Scene Double Take: Mugshots, Police Chase Danger & Shooting



With this post we play catchup with a great many local news items concerning police action, court cases and ALLEGED misdeeds. As always, all suspects noted in this post are INNOCENT until proven guilty.


Follow-Up On Kansas City Mayor's Phone Number Share

KC mayor looking for ways to deal with gun violence

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas said he is looking for ways to deal with gun violence after deadly weekend violence."I've probably received hundreds of calls and texts. It has been interesting. Kansas City wants to solve this problem," Lucas said.Lucas said he is sharing his personal cellphone number with the public, inviting ideas on how to address violent crime after three homicides over the weekend.


Downtown Ruckus Description

Several streets near Union Station shut down due to police activity

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Several streets near Union Station and Crown Center have been shut down Monday afternoon due to police activity. Kansas City, Missouri police said they are negotiating with someone near Pershing and Main Street and several streets in the area have been shut down.


Tragic Kansas City Police Chase

Woman hit by suspect fleeing from Kansas City police dies

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The 38-year-old woman whose car was hit by a suspect during a police chase last week has died, Kansas City police said on Friday. Rebecca White and her 3-year-old daughter had been stopped at a red light on the morning of Feb.


Naming The Dead After KC Police Station Domestic Drama

Police identify 34-year-old man shot, killed outside KCPD station with 3 kids in vehicle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police identified the 34-year-old man a woman shot and killed outside one of KCPD's patrol divisions Friday. Kansas City police said officers at the Central Patrol Division, near Linwood Boulevard and Forest Avenue, heard gunshots around 4 p.m. and then found Devon Nolan suffering from critical injuries outside.


Authorities ID: Homicide Suspect Killed In Police Chase

Driver killed in police chase crash identified as homicide suspect

Kansas City police have identified the man killed after a crash after a police chase Thursday.Police said 22-year-old Twashon Wilkins was killed when the black Chrysler Sebring he was driving struck a power pole at a high rate of speed at 4710 Cleveland before overturning and hitting an apartment building.Authorities said at the time of the crash that the driver was a "dangerous felony suspect."Police said Monday that Wilkins was suspected in the Feb.


Night Drive Danger Cont'd

KC man sent to hospital after Claycomo suspect slams into his SUV in 'reckless' police chase

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man is recovering at home after his vehicle was rear-ended during a police chase, initiated by a Claycomo police officer. Late Friday evening, Steven Katkus was driving south on Interstate 35, heading toward downtown. He had just passed Parvin Road when he saw another vehicle coming up behind [...]


Contractor Charged

Former Building Pro owner Mike Ross faces criminal charges in Jackson County

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The former owner of Building Pro, a Lee's Summit-based remodeling and construction company, now faces criminal charges for allegedly taking money from customers then not performing any work.


Nasty JoCo Charges

Authorities looking for other victims after Overland Park couple charged with rape

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Residents on Melrose Street near West 97th Terrance in Overland Park say police showed up on their block last month. Those officers were there to arrest Carl Mort, 41 and Cassandra Wedeking, 39, on rape, sodomy and drug charges, which stemmed from an ongoing sexual assault investigation in the Lake of the Ozarks region.


Scammers Target Mission Hills

Metro woman loses hundreds to gift card scam, a common approach for scammers

MISSION HILLS, Kan. - More than 3 million people complained they were scammed out of nearly $2 billion last year, according to a Federal Trade Commission spokeswoman. It's something most people think will never happen to them - until it does. "I came home, and I followed the directions," said Susi Cohen, who works as [...]


Allegations After Murder

2 men charged with fatally shooting teen in Blue Springs

Two men have been charged in the fatal shooting a teenager outside a Blue Springs home in December 2017.Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said Taron D.


Search Continues...

In case of Prairie Village woman missing since summer, investigators have difficult task

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - The investigation into where a missing 51-year-old woman is has now entered its second week. The last time Angela Green was seen was in July. Someone just reported her missing last week, but no one's seen her since last summer.


Kansas City Hope For The Future Following Gunfire

11-year-old girl shot in KCMO drive-by fights to make full recovery

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The family of the 11-year-old girl, Shonell "Nelly" Hamilton, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds Feb. 23 in a drive-by in south Kansas City, Missouri, is speaking out through clergy. Frank Savory, the family's pastor, and two other church leaders talked to 41 Action News on Monday on the family's behalf.


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