Police report

Shawnee sees higher number of auto burglaries in 2015
November 30, 2015
There has been a rise in auto burglaries this year in Shawnee and police are asking people to protect their property as they continue to investigate an unusually high number of incidents over the past several months.
Local Boy Scout troop holds Cake Bake Competition
November 25, 2015
The local Boy Scout Troop 3284 held their annual Cake Bake competition on Thursday and mayor Michelle Distler, Police Chief Rob Moser and Fire Chief John Mattox were there to judge.
Shawnee participating in DUI, seat belt enforcement campaign
November 23, 2015
The Shawnee Police Department is joining other Kansas police agencies, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the Kansas Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign, beginning today, Nov.23, through Sunday, Nov. 29.
Man arrested near Trailridge Middle School on suspicion of auto burglary
05:25 p.m., November 16, 2015 Updated 05:25 p.m.
Lenexa police say they arrested a man after he abandoned a stolen vehicle in the neighborhoods west of Trailridge Middle School and tried to steal another car.
Shawnee man killed in Kansas City, Kan., car accident
November 12, 2015
Police have identified a man killed Tuesday in a Kansas City, Kan, crash as Allan R. Alley of Shawnee.
Shawnee man charged in death of toddler following weekend crash
November 10, 2015
A Shawnee man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of 17-month-old Addilynn Poole of Spring Hill, Kan., who died in a weekend crash in Overland Park.
Olathe man arrested after trying to lure officers into pursuit
04:44 a.m., November 6, 2015 Updated 01:59 a.m.
A man has been arrested after he tried to get officers to chase his modified Mercedes-Benz in northwestern Shawnee this morning.
Juveniles arrested following burglary and high-speed pursuit in western Shawnee
03:43 a.m., November 5, 2015 Updated 12:24 p.m.
Shawnee Police arrested three juveniles after a western Shawnee resident reported someone was opening her garage door late Wednesday night.
Tonganoxie police asking for help in finding missing resident
October 29, 2015
Tonganoxie police are asking for the public’s assistance in a missing-person case. Law enforcement officials are trying to find Loretta J. Jewell, 57, a Tonganoxie resident who has been missing nearly two weeks.
Motorcyclist critically injured in Sunday hit-and-run
01:26 a.m., October 26, 2015 Updated 09:27 a.m.
The Shawnee Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is investigating after a motorcyclist was struck and critically injured near 61st Street and Pflumm Road on Sunday evening.
Ben Roethlisberger donates funds for new Shawnee police K-9 unit
October 22, 2015
The Shawnee Police Department will be getting another K-9 unit thanks to a grant from Nation Football League quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who is in town this weekend for his game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Council approves SEED loan for Device Shop, purchase of new police uniforms
October 19, 2015
The city council met last Monday and approved several purchases for the fire and police departments, as well as several items involving economic development payments. Here’s a look at two of the major items approved at the meeting.
Shawnee man sentenced in abuse death of Merriam girl
October 16, 2015
A Shawnee man was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison for the abuse death of a 3-year-old Merriam girl.
Citizens surprise Shawnee police officers with gifts
October 10, 2015
A group of Shawnee citizens wanted to say thanks to the Shawnee Police Department for everything they do and surprised the entire department with gifts on Friday.