Saturday, September 26, 2020

Kansas City Saturday Crime Scene

This town continues to confront a historic level of local crime and in this post we take a pause in order to chronicle recent mugshots, police action, court cases and all manner of news and info related to local crime.

Gunfire Scares Kansas City

KCPD locate surveillance footage in West Bottoms shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, police have located surveillance footage connected to a shooting that occurred last week in the West Bottoms . Two shooting victims arrived at Truman Medical Center Friday night and told police that they heard shots near 1300 West 12th street - the location of The Beast and Edge of Hell haunted houses - and later realized they had been struck.


Shooting Caught On Camera

Investigators release dash, body camera video from January crime spree that ended when deputy shot, killed the suspect

CLAY COUNTY, MO (KCTV) - Dash and body camera videos obtained by KCTV5 News give perspective into what happened during a violent multi-city crime spree that ended with a deputy shooting and killing the suspect. The violent day began in Liberty, Missouri, on January 2nd of this year.


No Justice In JoCo

Victims of alleged Johnson County carjacking question delay in arrest

Three months after an alleged carjacking in Johnson County, a teenager and her mother still are without a vehicle - and have yet to see both suspects arrested. The District Attorney says Juvenile Justice Reform has is partially to blame.


Family Mourns Murder Victim

Family grieves as Independence police seek clues in killing of transgender woman

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Detectives in Independence continue to seek tips in the murder of a transgender woman last weekend. Aerrion Burnett, 37, was found shot and killed Sept. 19 near 13th and Brookside. Her body was in a grassy area near the road. While police are still searching for a motive and the suspect, her [...]


Lady Killer Suspect Surrenders

Kansas City man charged with murder after turning himself in

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man accused of killing his girlfriend in their Kansas City, Missouri, home later turned himself in while claiming he had been "set up," according to court records. Kelshaun D.


Show-Me Clan Charged

Nine suspects charged in connection with kidnapping, killing woman in southwest Missouri

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Mo.- A grand jury indicted nine people involved in the deadly shooting of Sarah Pasco. The incident happened Sunday, August 16th, when Gary Hunter allegedly shot Pasco and another woman in Lawrence County. Below are the updated charges for each of the nine suspects.


Local Park Shooter Suspect Now Confronts Serious Allegations

KC man charged in connection with shooting of 4-year-old girl at city park

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man is facing changes in connection with the shooting of a 4-year-old girl at a city park. Michael Glover, 28, faces charges of unlawful use of a weapon, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm. According to court documents, police were dispatched to a shooting at [...]


Suburban Survivor Help

Widow of slain Overland Park officer talks about group that helped her

When a law enforcement officer loses their life on the job, people respond. Overland Park Officer Mike Mosher was shot and killed back in May.


Authorities Still Searching

Merriam police ask for help in finding missing person

Police in Merriam, Kansas are asking for help in finding a missing person.Authorities said Riley D. Murawski was last seen at his Merriam home at 9 p.m. on Thursday.Police ask anyone who has seen Riley to call them at 913-322-5560. Police in Merriam, Kansas are asking for help in finding a missing person.


1st Responders Helped Five Injured And One Killed At Scene

KCPD: Multiple people injured in crash Friday near 75th, The Paseo

Multiple people were injured in a crash Friday evening near 75th Street and The Paseo, Kansas City police said.The two-vehicle wreck was reported about 7 p.m.Police said an investigation determined that a Chevrolet SUV and a Ford Crossover collided in the intersection, and the Ford burst into flames.Authorities said people in both vehicles were taken to hospitals with injuries that are not considered life-threatening.


Justice Delayed Two Decades

Missouri man waits for Missouri Supreme Court ruling, has already spent 26 years in prison- called innocent by current prosecutor

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) - Lamar Johnson has spent more than half of his life in prison for the 1994 murder of his friend Marcus Boyd. Johnson had an alibi and thought speaking with police would clear things up. 26 years have now rolled by. "They just made up case.


Fed Crackdown Complete

Federal agents temporarily assigned to Operation LeGend have left Kansas City

Federal agents temporarily assigned to Operation LeGend have left Kansas City and returned to their home districts, U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison announced Wednesday.Garrison, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas and Kansas City police Chief Rick Smith will talk about Operation LeGend, and how the effort to reduce violent crime will continue, at a noon news conference on Monday.

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