Kansas City Crime Scene: Meth Millionaire Busted, Grandview Death & KCPD Appeal

For close readers, a quick roundup of police action, court cases and all manner of crime reporting from across the metro . . . 

And yeah . . . Because it's Midterm time . . . We through a couple of election links in her on the topic.

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Man made millions selling meth in Kansas City, now faces 15 years in federal prison

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A federal court jury Monday found the boss of a drug dealing, violent criminal organization guilty of crimes that mean at least 15 years in federal prison without parole.

Grandview police investigate after man found dead in pickup truck

KMBC file image SOURCE: KMBC file image Police in Grandview said they're investigating a man's death Monday afternoon.Authorities said officers were called at 3:5o p.m. to the 13900 block of Grandboro Lane on a body in a pickup truck.Police said when officers arrived, they found the man, who is possibly in his late 20s or early 30s, dead in the vehicle.

Kansas City police officer convicted in Cameron Lamb's death files appeal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Attorneys for Eric DeValkenaere - the former Kansas City, Missouri, police detective convicted of second-degree manslaughter in Cameron Lamb's shooting death - have formally filed an appeal. DeValkenaere's appellate attorney, Jonathan Laurans, submitted the 84-page brief Oct. 27 to the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District of Missouri.

Man wanted in two attempted bank robberies arrested after Olathe police chase, wreck

The Olathe, Kansas, Police Department says one man is in custody after two attempted bank robberies Monday afternoon.Officers were called to two different banks Monday afternoon to investigate reported robberies. Police said officers were called to the U.S.

Man charged in Caldwell County arsons struck woman 24 times, left body in tub: Court documents

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man accused of setting three fires to cover up the murder of a woman allegedly struck her in the head 24 times then placed her body in a bathtub. Harold Edwards, Jr. is charged in with the murder of Lorene Fickess , 96, last May near Polo, Missouri.

KC Unsolved: Relatives of Avery Williams want justice in 2021 shooting outside bowling alley

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A date night that ended in a triple shooting remains unsolved more than one year after gunfire erupted outside of a Kansas City bowling alley. On Oct. 3, 2021, someone shot Avery Williams, his girlfriend, and another friend outside of the Ward Parkway Lanes.

Voters find Stacey Abrams' comments on crime, racial profiling 'extremely divisive': Survey

With just one day until the midterm elections in Georgia, voters across the U.S. weighed in on recent controversial comments from Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on crime and racial profiling in the state. She and Gov. Brian Kemp, R., sparred over support for law enforcement during their Oct. 30 debate.

Guerrero: Wake up, Democrats. Don't let Republicans own the issue of violent crime

One of the top issues on people's minds as they vote in the midterm elections is violent crime. This isn't exclusive to white Republicans swayed by " crime crisis" propaganda on Fox News or the race-baiting GOP ads about the issue. Many people of color fear being murdered, raped or otherwise assaulted.

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