Johnson County Standoff Shuts Down Parts Of I-35 & I-635

Tonight the po-po a massive traffic crackdown inconvenienced thousands across the metro and we can only hope the suspect sought wasn't guilty of stealing a loaf of bread or some other trivial matter.

Check news links as the detour persists . . .

Police activity near I-35, I-635 in Johnson County impacting traffic

JOHNSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) --- Police officers from different agencies are on scene of a standoff in the area of Interstate 635 and Interstate 35. The standoff is with a suspect wanted in a crime, according to authorities. It began Saturday around 7:30 p.m.

Multiple exits closed at I-35 and I-635 as multiple police agencies investigate incident

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Multiple exits are closed along Interstate 35 Saturday night as multiple police agencies are investigating an incident. Northbound I-35 is closed at Johnson Drive and the exit to southbound I-35 to I-635 remains closed at this time. Overland Park Police, Merriam Police, Shawnee Police and other agencies are on the scene.

Developing . . .