Crime, courts & safety

Former Shawnee city councilman arrested, charged with unlawful sexual relations
September 25, 2018
Justin Adrian was arrested on Tuesday afternoon.
Shots fired into the air when resident confronts auto burglars
September 24, 2018
Shawnee Police confirm a suspect fired a gun into the air during an incident early Monday morning near 67th Street and Quivira Road.
Shooting suspects lead officers on high speed chase into Shawnee
September 24, 2018
Kansas City, Kan. Police say they arrested three people who led their officers on a high-speed chase after a shooting.
Police investigating after shots fired into occupied apartments
September 24, 2018
Shawnee Police say they’re investigating after someone fired shots into multiple occupied apartments late Sunday evening in eastern Shawnee.
Former Shawnee Mission North basketball star suspended from Oklahoma State, charged with felony grand larceny
September 20, 2018
Shawnee Mission North alumnus Michael Weathers is facing criminal charges for felony grand larceny and knowingly concealing stolen property.
Former Mill Valley administrator faces sentencing for sexual misconduct with a 15-year-old; former Shawnee student may also be a victim
September 20, 2018
As a former Mill Valley associate principal faces prison for sexual assault in Nebraska, a potential victim from Mill Valley has stepped forward, the Omaha World-Herald reports
Overland Park Police seek public’s help locating van, possible kidnapping suspects
September 13, 2018
The Overland Park Police Department is investigating a possible kidnapping, which was reported on Wednesday.
Sixth grade student hit by car while riding bicycle to school
September 11, 2018
Ray Marsh sixth-grader injured on the way to school.
Elementary teacher from Shawnee indicted on child sex charge
September 10, 2018
An elementary school teacher in Kansas City, Kan., has been charged with sexual solicitation of a minor.
New fire station in western Shawnee nears completion
September 10, 2018
Shawnee elected officials and city staff received a firsthand glimpse of what will soon be a brand new fire station in northwestern Shawnee.
Critical injury reported in west Shawnee crash
05:18 p.m., September 1, 2018 Updated 12:51 a.m.
Police are investigating after a man was critically injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon.
Shawnee Christian school co-founder charged with child sex crimes; police seek more victims
August 31, 2018
The co-founder and administrator of a Christian school in Shawnee has been charged with child sex abuse.
Man arrested after hours long standoff overnight
August 27, 2018
A man was arrested early Monday after he was allegedly involved in a series of crimes in northern Johnson County, including a six and a half hour standoff.
Person “getting needed help” following overnight disturbance and standoff
08:56 a.m., August 21, 2018 Updated 10:12 a.m.
Shawnee Police confirm they have now located a man who was involved in a late-night disturbance, which led to an overnight standoff.
Suspect quickly arrested following Monday morning stabbing
10:49 a.m., August 20, 2018 Updated 11:46 a.m.
Shawnee Police say a man allegedly stabbed an acquaintance this morning. The suspect was located and arrested about four minutes after officers arrived.

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