Thursday, June 25, 2020

Kansas City Crime Scene: Nasty Charges And Louder Debate Over Police Tactics

In this roundup we offer a glimpse at mugshots, local news, and the ongoing culture war that attempts to limit the power of law enforcement.

Local Corona Scams Cont’d

People in Kansas, Missouri lost nearly $1.3 M to COVID-related scams

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Data from the Federal Trade Commission shows Americans have lost nearly $70 million to coronavirus scams since January. According to the FTC, consumers in Missouri lost $561,000, while those in Kansas reported losses of $711,000. That number only reflects the cases that were actually reported, meaning losses could be even greater.

Police Push Back Against Protest Crackdown Demands

Why is KC police union fighting outside investigations of officer-involved shootings?

Kansas City's Fraternal Order of Police has filed a formal grievance protesting the involvement of the Missouri Highway Patrol in investigating officer-involved shootings. The grievance - filed Monday - illustrates the coming battle over the independent review of police department actions. That oversight will be critical if Kansas Citians are to have full faith in their police department.

Postscript Published On Tragic Murder This Week

Police identify 2 killed in apparent murder-suicide in the Northland

by: FOX 4 Newsroom Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police have identified two people who died on Monday in what an officer said appeared to be a murder-suicide. Damone Williams, 45, and Jamie Williams, 48, were found dead in their home on the 9400 block of NE 91st Street.

Police Want Conversation With Suspected Creeper

Wanted: Noah Winkler

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Noah Winkler is wanted on a Jackson County warrant for sex offender registration violation. His original sex offense occurred during 2005 in Marshall, Missouri and involved the child molestation of a 15-year-old girl. His last known address was near 39th Street and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri.

Help Find Golden Ghetto Pupper

Overland Park police ask for help finding stolen SUV with dog inside

Police in Overland Park are asking for help in finding a stolen SUV with the owner's dog inside.Police said the gold 1999 Nissan Pathfinder with Kansas license plate 105-JRV was taken about 5 p.m.

Teacher Suspected Creeper On In The Styx

Former Harrisonville teacher charged with sexual contact with a high school student

JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- A former Harrisonville High School teacher has been charged with several felony counts for sexual activity with a high school student. Joseph F. Dahman faces five counts of sexual contact with a student. Prosecutors requested a $50,000 bond.

KCPD Union Shares Counterpoint

Police union argues detective charged in Cameron Lamb killing was justified

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Some in the community are thankful that a Kansas City police detective has been indicted in the deadly shooting of Cameron Lamb. Others, though, believe strongly that Det. Eric DeValkenaere did not commit a crime and his actions were justified. The president of the local police union certainly feels this way.

Another Nasty Local Charge

Harrisonville man charged with statutory sodomy, attempted statutory sodomy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Harrisonville man has been charged with statutory sodomy or attempted statutory sodomy. Randall L. Griffin, 19, was taken into custody June 14 after police were dispatched to the 2000 block of Parkwood Drive on a "possible child molestation that had taken place earlier in the day," according to Harrisonville police.

Life Lesson: Local School Crime Caught On Spy Camera

Independence police attempt to identifying subjects who vandalized elementary school building, park equipment

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) - Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two subjects who vandalized an elementary school building and park equipment. The Independence Police Department is attempting to identify the two subjects who vandalized the park equipment and school building at Cler-Mont Elementary School located at 19009 Susquehanna Ridge at about 12:45 a.m.

KC Real Estate Scams Abound

As self-guided tours grow in popularity, scammers target lock boxes and renters' cash

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tonya Smith desperately needed a home for her and her children and was estactic when she believed she found on Facebook Marketplace. It was near the city's trendy 39th Street shopping area. "There was a number, and I contacted them," Smith said.

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Anonymous said...

Why doesn’t the police union do what other unions do? Go on strike. Let the city wallo in their self created crime laden shithole until they beg you to come back. Until you do that, you’re just letting the thugs use you as a punching bag

Anonymous said...

Defund the thugs and looters.

Anonymous said...

Let's post endless articles on all the Black crime and black related social problems. Then maybe we won't be so starved for pop craze bandwagon articles.