Police report

Leavenworth man dies in fatal crash on northbound Interstate 435 at Johnson Drive
08:28 a.m., November 6, 2014 Updated 11:56 a.m.
The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on northbound Interstate 435 at Johnson Drive this morning.
Juvenile suspects injured after armed carjacking, pursuit and crash in Shawnee
12:31 a.m., November 6, 2014 Updated 11:39 a.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating an armed carjacking which occurred in the parking lot of the Shawnee Hy-Vee late Wednesday night.
Man arrested on sexual assault charges at Shawnee’s Massage Serenity
November 4, 2014
An Olathe man who reportedly worked at Massage Serenity in Shawnee in August has been charged with one count of rape and one count of aggravated sodomy by the Johnson County District Attorney’s office.
At least two injured in separate Saturday morning crashes
06:09 a.m., October 25, 2014 Updated 12:25 p.m.
At least two people were injured in separate crashes early Saturday in Shawnee.
Men arrested in Overland Park for selling counterfeit World Series tickets
October 21, 2014
The Overland Park Police Department was contacted on Monday by a local ticket broker who said someone was just in their business trying to sell fake World Series tickets to an unsuspecting buyer.
Bonner Springs teen sentenced for killing father in Shawnee
October 20, 2014
A 16-year-old Bonner Springs teenager was sentenced to five years and four months in a juvenile facility for the second-degree murder of his father last summer in Shawnee.
Burglary suspect rams Shawnee police vehicle, leads officers on 40-mile chase
03:43 a.m., October 14, 2014 Updated 12:14 a.m.
Shawnee police were involved in a high speed pursuit that covered around 40 miles early Tuesday morning. The pursuit ended in Blue Springs, Missouri.
Local volunteers support victims of child abuse through CASA program
September 25, 2014
A local Shawnee volunteer with the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties shares his experience helping victims of child abuse. The organization is having a benefit event on Sept. 26 in Lenexa.
Woman pleads guilty in federal adoption fraud case
September 18, 2014
A Texas woman pleaded guilty on Sept. 17 to defrauding four families, including a Shawnee couple, that wanted to adopt children.
City confirms fire that engulfed $1.5 million home was result of arson
September 14, 2014
The fire that destroyed a Shawnee home valued at $1.5 million Wednesday was intentionally set, city officials have confirmed.
Three businesses burglarized early Saturday
01:23 a.m., September 14, 2014 Updated 08:17 a.m.
Overland Park and Shawnee Police are both investigating commercial burglaries that occurred early Saturday morning.
Plants being stolen from Wonderscope garden
September 9, 2014
The Kansas State University Extension and Research Master Gardners and the Shawnee police are looking into several incidents in which the Wonderscope Children’s Museum garden near downtown Shawnee has been pillaged and rare plants have been stolen.
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.