Police report

Commerce Bank in Shawnee robbed
May 27, 2015
Shawnee police and the Kansas City division of the FBI are investigation a bank robbery at a Commerce Bank in Shawnee.
Stolen vehicle recovered early Wednesday morning, no arrests
05:43 a.m., May 27, 2015 Updated 09:26 a.m.
Shawnee Police recovered a stolen vehicle during suspicious vehicle check early Wednesday. Around 1:40 a.m. an officer called out a traffic stop at 71st Terrace and Cottonwood Street.
Shawnee police investigate attempted solicitation of a child
May 21, 2015
Shawnee police are investigating a Wednesday night incident in which a man in a white van attempted to lure two 12-year-old children into a van.
Fireworks to remain illegal in Shawnee
May 20, 2015
Fireworks will remain illegal in Shawnee until the city conducts a survey of residents in the Fall to determine the public’s opinion on the matter.
Shawnee teen to participate in FBI leadership program
May 19, 2015
The thought of attending the Youth Leadership Program at FBI and DEA facilities in Quantico, Va., headquarters might sound like the perfect lead in to a career in law enforcement or criminal justice. It can be. But for Tyler Orbin, 15, of Shawnee, it’s more than that. It is a challenge. It is an opportunity of a lifetime.
Shawnee officers honored for lifesaving efforts
May 18, 2015
The situation couldn’t have been much worse by the time Officer Mark Coenen saw a student running toward him, saying there was an unconscious student in the Shawnee Mission Northwest pool.
Investigators release cause of deadly Shawnee fire
May 16, 2015
Investigators say an extension cord sparked the fire that killed 63-year-old Ronnie Walkup and 3-year-old Christian Young.
Shawnee police to participate in “Click It or Ticket” campaign
May 15, 2015
Beginning Monday, May 18, the Shawnee Police Department will join law enforcement around the stat in a “Click It or Ticket” campaign to make sure drivers are following traffic laws, including the proper use of seat belts and restraints.
Shawnee resident faces potential deportation to Ghana
May 14, 2015
A Shawnee resident and native of Ghana faces deportation after admitting to fraudulently obtaining U.S. citizens ship in 2004.
Police investigating auto burglaries outside 24 Hour Fitness
01:22 a.m., May 12, 2015 Updated 11:02 a.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after six vehicles were broken into in the 24 Hour Fitness parking lot. Officers were called to the business, located at 11311 Shawnee Mission Parkway, around 11:15 Monday night after three people reported vehicles burglarized.
No injuries reported in rollover crash on Shawnee Mission Parkway
May 8, 2015
Shawnee Police are investigating after a small SUV rolled over in a crash on Shawnee Mission Parkway this morning.
Power restored to 800 Shawnee customers
08:29 a.m., May 8, 2015 Updated 01:35 a.m.
Kansas City Power & Light estimates just over 800 customers are without power this morning along Nieman Road.
Shawnee Police seek armed robbery suspect
May 7, 2015
The Shawnee police department is looking for information on a suspect involved in a strong armed robbery at Target, 15700 Shawnee Mission Parkway, at about 2:52 p.m. Tuesday.
DUI and driver’s license checkpoint this weekend
May 6, 2015
The Shawnee Police Department and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint in the City of Shawnee the evening of Saturday, May 9, into the early morning hours of Sunday, May 10.