Kansas City Crime Scene: Chiefs Charges, Legal Fights & Mugshots

In this post we take a look a local ALLEGED misdeeds, crime reporting and more deets on local police action . . .

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A wolf suit, big bets and an alleged robbery: The mystery of a Chiefs superfan

8:01 AM ET Close ESPN Senior Writer Elizabeth Merrill is a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine. She previously wrote for The Kansas City Star and The Omaha World-Herald.

Former Chiefs player indicted in 2022 Vegas nightclub fight

LAS VEGAS - A grand jury in Nevada has indicted New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara, former Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Chris Lammons, now with the Cincinnati Bengals, and two others on two criminal counts in connection with an alleged beating at a Las Vegas nightclub last February.

Kansas agency investigating how Johnson County's district attorney handled police shooting case

The Kansas office that investigates and sanctions attorneys is looking into the conduct of Johnson County District Attorney Stephen Howe, following a complaint alleging he lied about what happened the night 17-year-old John Albers was killed by an Overland Park Police officer in 2018. The complaint was filed by Sheila Albers, John Albers' mother.

Charges filed in crash that killed KCPD officer, K9 and pedestrian

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas man has been charged with two counts of first degree involuntary manslaughter for a crash that killed a pedestrian, a Kansas City police officer and his K9 partner. According to court records Jerron Allen Lightfoot, 18, of Tonganoxie, Kansas, was speeding the night of the crash, ran through a red light and struck the officer's vehicle.

KCK police arrests suspect in murder of 19-year-old Adhel Deng

Kansas City, Kan., police have arrested a suspect in the murder of 19-year-old Adhel Deng. Deng was found dead in the 6100 block of Haskell Avenue on Jan. 27, 2023. Her body was discovered inside a vehicle, according to police. Brandon Wallace, 25, was arrested late last week and has been charged with first-degree murder.

Kansas City-area man who triggered AMBER Alert sentenced to prison

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man is heading to prison after he abducted his daughter and triggered an AMBER Alert. Officers arrested De'Shawn Barr-Cotton in May 2021. Investigators said Barr-Cotton assaulted the mother of his toddler in Gladstone in May of 2021, and then disappeared with his 2-year-old girl.

2 convicted of kidnapping man, violently torturing him in Wyandotte County

Two Kansas men have been convicted of kidnapping, drug and gun charges in connection to the kidnapping and torture of a victim in Kansas City, Kan. David Carr, 36, of KCK and James Poterbin, 46, of Edwardsville, Kan., were convicted of kidnapping the boyfriend of a woman they mistakenly believed had stolen drug money from them.

Meet Lamar Johnson's attorney. She never gave up hope for his release

Lamar Johnson wants to experience the joys of life - and its inconveniences. "I want to hold a baby, and I want to stand in line and be frustrated because it's not going fast enough," Johnson said on Tuesday evening outside Maggie O'Brien's restaurant near St. Louis Union Station.

KCPD investigating after driver crashes into patrol car Friday morning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are investigating after an officer was hit inside his patrol car. Friday morning Kansas City police were called to a fire at the vacant Smith-Hale Middle School building in the Loma Vista neighborhood. Around 7:45 a.m.

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