This story should be getting more coverage considering the threat of repeated random violence endangering the public.
So far, here's the best summary of local crooks on the loose . . .
Deets . . .
On Dec. 29, the driver of a dark gray/black Dodge Challenger was carjacked near Oak Park Mall. Since then, police in multiple metro communities have investigated carjackings or attempted carjackings involving similar descriptions of the same suspect vehicle.
Gladstone and Lee’s Summit police each report they’re working with other agencies involving carjackings committed by the driver and passenger of that stolen vehicle. Kansas City police were reported to also be involved.
Each of those agencies became involved in the investigation Jan. 17 when drivers reported being approached by the passenger of a charcoal gray or black Dodge Challenger with a gun. Each of those victims was also driving the same make and model of vehicle. The crimes happened about an hour apart, nearly 40 miles from each other.
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