Police report

Man faces felony charges in Shawnee ax attack
August 1, 2015
A man who allegedly attacked a neighbor in western Shawnee with an ax faces three felony charges.
Man’s statement to police about baby’s death doesn’t match evidence, document states
July 31, 2015
Newly released court documents in the case of 7-month-old Analeece McHenry-Widmer, who died in Shawnee, shows that the man accused in the baby’s death told police a story that doesn’t match the injuries that caused her death.
Shawnee police asking people to protect vehicles from theft
July 30, 2015
The Shawnee Police Department has seen an increase in the number of thefts of tailgates on pick-up trucks in the last month and is encouraging people to protect their vehicles.
3 suspects in custody after high-speed police chase ends in Lawrence
July 30, 2015
Three people are in custody after leading multiple Kansas law enforcement agencies on a high-speed vehicle chase from Kansas City, Kan., to Lawrence on Wednesday.
Three defendants in She’s A Pistol shooting to face trial, one to plead guilty
July 27, 2015
One of the men charged in the murder of Jon Bieker at She’s A Pistol in January, the one three other suspects describe as the ringleader of the deadly robbery, is expected to plead guilty to all charges.
Stolen property recovered following Monday auto burglaries
02:47 a.m., July 27, 2015 Updated 06:38 a.m.
Four suspects were arrested after allegedly stealing a loaded handgun and other merchandise from vehicles in Shawnee and Lenexa.
Shawnee police conducting DUI and driver’s license checkpoint this weekend
July 21, 2015
The Shawnee Police Department will be conducting a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint beginning Saturday evening and running into the early morning hours of Sunday, July 26.
Man charged in killing of 7-month-old baby in Shawnee
July 13, 2015
An Overland Park man has been charged with killing a 7-month-old baby last week in Shawnee and appeared for the first time in court on Monday.
Authorities still seeking Commerce Bank robber
July 13, 2015
Police and Kansas City division of the FBI are still looking for the suspect of a Commerce Bank robbery on May 27 in Shawnee.
Shooting at Overland Park duplex kills woman, wounds girl
July 7, 2015
A woman was killed and a girl was wounded after someone fired several shots into an Overland Park duplex on the same block where two young men were fatally shot last week.
Police: Man shot out outside Kansas mall knew gunmen
June 29, 2015
Authorities say a man knew the two gunmen who shot at him outside an Overland Park mall.
Shawnee store robbed early Wednesday morning
June 24, 2015
A Shawnee convenience store was robbed Wednesday morning by a man claiming to have a gun.
Merriam man drowns in Overland Park apartment pool
June 22, 2015
A 42-year-old Merriam man has died in a swimming pool in a suburban Kansas City apartment complex.
Kansas man charged with molestation arrested in California
June 18, 2015
Police say a suburban Kansas City music instructor charged with child molestation has been arrested in California.
Edwardsville police recover missing Airstream
June 16, 2015
Edwardsville Police Department reported today that officers discovered a 1962 Airstream trailer stolen from Kansas City, Kan., based on a tip from a resident.