Police report

Patrol says armed suspect dies in confrontation
September 1, 2014
The Kansas Highway Patrol says an armed suspect was shot and fatally wounded during a confrontation with law enforcement officers.
Teenager arrested after trying to burglarize liquor store
06:15 a.m., September 1, 2014 Updated 06:31 a.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after two people attempted to break into a liquor store early Monday.
Police arrest man suspected in Great Clips burglaries
11:41 a.m., August 29, 2014 Updated 02:20 a.m.
Overland Park police say they arrested a man they believe to be connected with the numerous burglaries of Great Clips hair salons around the Kansas City Metropolitan area, including Shawnee.
Johnson County Parks Police searching for missing man
August 29, 2014
The Johnson County Kansas Parks Police are asking for assistance Thursday night in locating a 56-year-old man.
Shawnee auto burglaries increase in recent months
August 29, 2014
A string of recent auto burglaries in Shawnee has prompted the Shawnee Police Department to remind citizens about protecting their vehicles from burglary.
Shawnee is second safest city in state, study says
August 22, 2014
Shawnee has been ranked the second safest city in Kansas by a real estate company that analyzed 2012 FBI crime data.
Shawnee police investigating Thursday morning robbery
August 21, 2014
Shawnee police are investigating the robbery of Taco Bell employee that occurred Thursday morning just outside the fast food restaurant.
Shawnee store employee accidentally shoots himself
03:27 p.m., August 7, 2014 Updated 03:37 p.m.
Shawnee police are investigating an accidental, self-inflicted shooting Thursday afternoon.
5, including a Shawnee man, accused of laundering money through casino slots
August 7, 2014
Five Kansas residents including a Shawnee resident are accused of trafficking in marijuana and laundering the profits through slot machines at a Kansas City, Kan., casino.
Shawnee police sergeant a ‘silent hero’ for Special Olympics
July 25, 2014
As a member of the Shawnee Police Department for the past 19 years, Sgt. Jon Pirie knows a lot about law enforcement.
Shawnee convenience store robbed
01:14 a.m., May 2, 2014 Updated 03:04 p.m.
Shawnee convenience store robbed just before 1 a.m. Friday.
Kansas: Former bandmate enters plea in death of rap artist
April 27, 2014
A Kansas City, Kan., man pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a rap artist known as Creepyface.
Lenexa man injured when car clips Shawnee home, hits tree
01:35 a.m., April 7, 2014 Updated 01:26 p.m.
A 32-year-old Lenexa man was injured Monday morning when he lost control of his vehicle along Blackfish Parkway and brushed against a house before colliding head-on with a tree, authorities said.
Tractor-trailer crashes into Tonganoxie I-70 interchange tollbooth; 1 truck occupant dead
04:54 a.m., March 29, 2014 Updated 10:17 p.m.
A 30-year-old Aurora, Colo., man was identified as the driver killed early Saturday morning after his tractor-trailer crashed into a Kansas Turnpike tollbooth at the Tonganoxie interchange on westbound Interstate 70.
Bonner Springs police seek armed robbery suspect
March 17, 2014
Bonner Springs Police, with the help of the Wyandotte County Sheriff’s office, are looking for a man who committed an aggravated robbery over the weekend.