Police report

Teenager found dead in Shawnee lake
August 17, 2016
Treyvon Mays, a senior at Shawnee Mission Northwest, was found dead in a neighborhood lake on Tuesday night. Shawnee Police are investigating the incident.
Stolen vehicle crash and search overnight near Trailridge Middle School
August 16, 2016
Police continue to investigate after a stolen van failed to yield for Prairie Village officers late Monday night.
Former Shawnee music teacher sentenced to life in prison for molesting young students
August 11, 2016
Sean Andrew Dow, a former music teacher in Shawnee, was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday after pleading guilty to molesting some of his underage female students.
Shawnee man pleads guilty in deadly Overland Park crash
August 9, 2016
The driver accused of causing a crash which killed a pregnant woman in January pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Tuesday.
National Night Out brings police, citizens together
August 8, 2016
The nation’s recent wave of tragic shootings have given a special significance to this year’s National Night Out campaign, which is celebrated in hundreds of cities across the United States every August.
Arrest made after nearly 20 hour manhunt
01:22 p.m., August 5, 2016 Updated 12:56 a.m.
Just after announcing that they had discontinued their search, Shawnee Police now say they have apprehended their suspect.
Woman robbed in shopping center parking lot
August 3, 2016
Police are investigating after a woman was robbed of her wallet as she sat in her car near the Price Chopper store at Shawnee Mission Parkway and Quivira Road on Tuesday morning.
Man attempts to break into closed business, sparking high speed pursuit
August 2, 2016
Shawnee Police are investigating after a man attempted to pry open the doors of a closed Walgreens store near 75th Street and Quivira Road shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday.
Man robbed by group of boys
July 26, 2016
Shawnee Police are investigating after a Hy-Vee employee, who was on a break, was robbed by a group of at least six people.
Shawnee man charged with robbery after allegedly stealing taxi
July 25, 2016
A Shawnee man was arrested early Saturday after he allegedly stole a taxi in Overland Park.
Shawnee Police hold National Night Out event
July 25, 2016
The Shawnee Police Department will be hosting a National Night Out community event from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2nd.
Candidate questionnaire: Calvin Hayden, Johnson County Sheriff
July 22, 2016
The following are Johnson County Sheriff candidate Calvin Hayden’s responses to the Shawnee Dispatch’s candidate questionnaire. Hayden is running as a Republican in the primary against Dennis Hammer and John Resman. No Democrats filed for the seat.
Candidate questionnaire: John Resman, Johnson County Sheriff
July 21, 2016
The following are Johnson County Sheriff candidate John Resman’s responses to the Shawnee Dispatch’s candidate questionnaire. Resman is running as a Republican in the primary against Dennis Hammer and Calvin Hayden. No Democrats filed for the seat.
Candidate questionnaire: Dennis Hammer, Johnson County Sheriff
July 21, 2016
The following are Johnson County Sheriff candidate Dennis Hammer’s responses to the Shawnee Dispatch’s candidate questionnaire. Hammer is running as a Republican in the primary against Calvin Hayden and John Resman. No Democrats filed for the seat.
Police investigating early morning burglary
July 20, 2016
Shawnee Police are investigating a reported aggravated burglary which occurred early Wednesday.

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