Kansas City Crime Scene: Mugshots, Politics & Community Outreach

For our beloved late night & early morning denizens of the discourse we share just a bit of reading material on the subject of local crime.

This post features info on suspected scammers and creepers along with updates on court cases and longstanding local streets problems.

As always, we try to finish with a bit of hope . . .

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Missouri Highway Patrol investigates after KC police fatally shoot man

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating after a man was shot and killed by Kansas City police early Monday.The highway patrol said it started with a domestic situation just after 2 a.m. Investigators said there was a fight inside the house that involved a child, leading to Kansas City police showing up."Domestic violence calls are probably the most dangerous," said Sgt.

Woman facing numerous charges for allegedly taking advantage of elderly residents where she worked

OLATHE, KS (KCTV) -- A woman is facing numerous charges for taking advantage of elderly people in Johnson County while she was working at two facilities. According to a release from District Attorney Steve Howe's office, 39-year-old Patricia Ann Myler has been charged with: Seven counts of mistreatment of an elder person Six counts of identity theft Three counts of computer crime targeting elderly residents at Villa St.

How a Kansas traffic stop led to a federal lawsuit over $1.2M in seized marijuana profits

ABILENE, Kansas - The dashboard camera video shows eastbound Interstate 70 traffic whizzing past Dickinson County sheriff's deputy Kalen Robison's patrol car, which is parked crosswise in the median about three miles west of Abilene. Robison suddenly pulls out into the left lane, accelerates rapidly and within a couple of miles pulls behind a white van, which immediately moves onto the shoulder and stops.

Overland Park man charged in December deadly crash

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A 20-year-old Overland Park man is facing charges in connection to a December 2021 crash that killed 75-year-old Barbara Patterson. Isaiah Wallace Sadowski was charged Thursday in Johnson County, Kansas Court with second-degree murder, according to court records. The crash was reported on the night of Dec.

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt takes aim at findings in report in Keith Carnes case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt's office is taking aim at a Missouri judge's findings in a report issued last month on the 2003 murder case against Keith Carnes.

Texas and Missouri team up to fight illegal immigration, Biden administration

(The Center Square) - The attorneys general of Texas and Missouri have been what some may consider an unlikely pair from non-neighboring states, teaming up on lawsuits against the Biden administration over illegal immigration. "Missouri will continue to take concrete action to secure the border, even when the Biden administration won't," Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt told The Center Square.

Victims advocate lawmakers to force convicted peeping suspects onto sex offender registry

On Tuesday, the Kansas State Senate is set to hear a sex offender law in Topeka. Kansas Senate Bill 385 would require people convicted of certain breach of privacy offenses, like peeping, to register as a sex offender.

Charges dropped against ex- teacher, 26, after she marries student

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a Missouri high school teacher after she married the student she was accused of having sex with.

US Marshals Service increases reward for capture of KC homicide suspect

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Marshals Service announced Friday that the reward for information leading to the capture of a Kansas City, Missouri, homicide suspect has increased to up to $5,000. KaShawn Nicole Roper, 46, is wanted by the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department in connection to an Aug.

Man behind book ban effort at NKC schools charged with child molestation

KANSAS CITY, Mo - Ryan Utterback, a man who wanted LGBTQ books banned from the North Kansas City School District, was charged with child molestation and domestic assault charges on Dec. 14, 2021. He's also been charged with furnishing pornographic material to a minor. On Oct.

Seven overdose deaths in two-block area of St. Louis

ST LOUIS - The public safety director in St. Louis on Monday issued a warning about a dangerous batch of fentanyl after a seventh person died of a suspected overdose in the same area of the city. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that first responders were called to the 4400 block of Forest Park Avenue around 1:20 a.m.

KC-area law enforcement enhancing training to uncover human trafficking, predators

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Law enforcement agencies have stepped up their training to uncover human trafficking and predators. Police departments, sheriff's offices and advocate groups across Kansas and Missouri were at the Police training academy Monday, for a lesson in spotting human trafficking.

Lenexa police help deliver baby late Thursday night

Lenexa police officers helped deliver a baby in a car late Thursday night.Authorities said that a couple was on the way to a hospital when they had to pull over on 95th Street east of Interstate 35 because the mother was going into labor.Police said three officers arrived at the scene and jumped into action.

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