Police report

Shawnee police officer spots early-morning restaurant fire
05:10 a.m., August 19, 2018 Updated 07:08 a.m.
Firefighters from three area departments made quick work of an early morning kitchen fire at the Shawnee Mission Parkway Applebee’s.
Lenexa Police investigating overnight death
05:07 a.m., August 19, 2018 Updated 01:59 p.m.
Lenexa Police say the person found dead outside of a house fire was the result of a suicide.
Police from across Johnson County converge on Mission Hills after shots fired
August 18, 2018
Police from agencies across Johnson County responded to an assist the officer call this morning in Mission Hills
Shawnee police vehicles sport new design to embrace mission statement
August 14, 2018
The Shawnee Police Department has added new graphics on its fleet of 30 marked patrol vehicles.
Western Shawnee murder suspect makes first court appearance
06:49 a.m., August 8, 2018 Updated 02:26 p.m.
A 49-year-old Paola man has been charged in connection to the stabbing death of a western Shawnee man.
FBI investigates black Kansan’s death as possible hate crime
July 25, 2018
The FBI has opened a hate crime investigation into the stabbing death of a Kansas woman whose relatives allege the suspect is a white supremacist.
Motorcyclist injured in crash near Johnson Drive and Barker Road
July 19, 2018
One person was injured when a motorcycle tried to take a curve on Johnson Drive too fast.
Early morning pursuit from Bonner Springs ends in Shawnee
July 18, 2018
A driver with multiple felony warrants led Bonner Springs Police on a pursuit shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday
Lenexa Police investigate overnight shooting
July 14, 2018
A man with a gunshot wound walked into the Casey’s General Store near 79th and Quivira late Friday.
Police investigating homicide of woman reported missing on July 6
July 14, 2018
Shawnee Police are investigating after a woman who had been reported missing on July 6 was found dead inside a Shawnee home. A 47-year-old resident of the home was arrested and now faces charges in the death.
Man admits to string of armed robberies in Kansas City area
June 28, 2018
A western Missouri man is expected to spend 25 years in federal prison for a series of armed robberies that ended when another suspect was fatally shot by police.
Shawnee man sentenced for armed bank robbery in Overland Park
June 26, 2018
A Shawnee man was sentenced today to 85 months in federal prison for robbing an Overland Park bank at gunpoint.
Woman killed in motorcycle crash on Johnson Drive
June 26, 2018
Police say a 35-year-old Shawnee woman was killed when the motorcycle she was a passenger on crashed on Johnson Drive near Barker Road late Monday night.
Kansas priest defrocked after abuse allegations
June 25, 2018
A Kansas priest has been revoked of his rank years after an investigation into multiple child sexual abuse allegations against him.