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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Rollover accident injures one in Johnson County

Posted: December 31, 2011 - 4:04pm
Updated: December 31, 2011 - 8:37pm

At 3:20 p.m. Saturday afternoon, a rollover injury accident was dispatched on northbound Interstate 35 just south of Lamar Avenue in Mission.

Crews arrived on the scene about three minutes after being dispatched. The first unit on the scene reported that one vehicle was involved and had came to rest on its side.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says that 34-year-old, Jennifer Zakotnik was driving a 2002 GMC SUV northbound on Interstate 35 when she "for unknown reason" lost control and left the side of the roadway. The vehicle rolled several times before coming to rest on the shoulder of the Interstate. Her injuries are said to be serious. Fire crews also had to extricate Zakotnik from the vehicle. She was transported to an area hospital by Johnson County Med-Act.

The Kansas City, Kansas Fire Department also responded on the same accident. Crews determined the accident to be in Johnson County.

Stay with Operation 100 News on this blog and on Twitter for the latest details as they become available. Remember where you heard this news first. Operation 100 News, reporting the news to the public as it breaks.

Two alarm Olathe house fire

Posted: December 31, 2011 - 3:42pm
Updated: December 31, 2011 - 8:27pm

Around 3:00 p.m., Saturday, the Olathe Fire Department was called to a house in the 1400 block of E Cambridge Street after the resident reported flames from the furnace vent on the first floor.

Fire crews arrived on scene about two minutes after being dispatched. First arriving crews reported smoke showing from the eaves of the house. A short time later, crews reported a fire in the basement.

A second alarm assignment was dispatched at 3:15 p.m., by request of the Battalion Chief on the scene. Interior crews reported a "weak floor" in the rear of the structure. Incident Command was able to report the fire as under control about 25 minutes after the first crews arrived. The Lenexa Fire Department also assisted in battling the blaze.

The house was evacuated when the Fire Department arrived and no injuries were reported. An official cause of the fire remains under investigation. An Olathe Fire spokesperson estimates damage at approximately $50,000. Investigators also say that the two residents of the home were first alerted to the fire by working smoke detectors in the house.

Stay with Operation 100 News on this blog and on Twitter for the latest details as they become available. Remember where you heard this news first. Operation 100 News, reporting the news to the public as it breaks.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Olathe man charged in death of in-home healthcare provider

Posted: December 30, 2011 - 3:21pm

Johnson County Prosecutors have formally charged, 59-year-old, Stephen Collier of Olathe with the December 28th death of his wife's home healthcare provider. Prosecutors say that Collier is responsible for the death of 54-year-old, Susanne Goslin, also of Olathe.

More on Goslin's death and the investigation, can be found here.

Stephen Collier is being held at the Johnson County Sheriff's Office New Century Adult Detention Center. Collier faces a charge of First-degree Murder and is currently being held on a $750,000 bond. He is scheduled to make his next court appearance January 5, 2012.

Attention News Media LINK

Missing child and his father FOUND SAFE

Posted: December 30, 2011 - 2:07am
Updated: December 30, 2011 - 11:32am

UPDATE: An Olathe Police news release says that both Kalvin Willis and his father Aaron Willis have been located and are in good health.

Olathe Police go on to thank the agencies that assisted in the investigation to this point, The Johnson County Sheriff's Department of Communications, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Platte County, Missouri Sheriff's Department, and the Platte City, Missouri Police Department.

Police say that the case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Olathe Police at 913-971-6950 or 913-971-7500.

Original Story:

Olathe Police and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation are on the lookout for 6-year-old, Kalvin Jacob Willis and his father, 31-year-old, Aaron Jacob Willis. Police say that Aaron had a "violent incident" with his girlfriend, which included comments of possibly harming himself. The altercation ended when Aaron left the Olathe residence, in the 1800 block of E. Sheridan Bridge Lane. Police say that 6-year-old Kalvin was forced to leave with his father.

The two have not been seen since the incident occurred around 4 p.m., Thursday, December 29th. Police are not willing to comment on why 10 hours were allowed to pass before the public was alerted, around 2 a.m. Friday.


Officers say Aaron is likely driving a red 1997 Honda Civic 4 door with Kansas license plate, possibly 722 BVS.

Kalvin Jacob Willis is a white male, 4 feet 10 inches tall, weighs approximately 85lbs, with blue eyes and brown hair.

Aaron Jacob Willis is a white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs approximately 140lbs, with brown eyes and brown hair. He is also said to have a "Celtic symbol" tattooed on his left hand.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to call Olathe Police at 913-971-6905 or the Crimestoppers TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

All information provided by the Olathe Police Department.

Stay with Operation 100 News on this blog and on Twitter for the latest details as they become available. Remember where you heard this news first. Operation 100 News, reporting the news to the public as it breaks.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Car vs tractor trailer accident in JoCo

Posted: December 29, 2011 - 8:06am
Updated: December 29, 2011 - 8:57am

One person is critically injured after a vehicle crashed into the rear of a tractor trailer that was stopped at a stoplight in Gardner. The accident occurred shortly before 8:00 a.m. Thursday at US 56 Highway at the intersection with N Cedar Niles Road.

Fire crews reported that the vehicle was under the tractor trailer and that the vehicle sustained heavy damage. A Police Officer on the scene reports that the vehicle is "under the trailer all the way to the backseat." Officers on the scene have requested a "Truck Inspector" to respond to the scene.

Crews had to extricate the driver, who is said to have critical head and neck injuries. The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle. Unconfirmed reports from the scene indicate that the driver is a male and was conscious when EMS arrived. The tractor trailers driver was not injured.

Police are investigating and no information regarding the driver's age/sex has been released or confirmed.

Stay with Operation 100 News on this blog and on Twitter for the latest details as they become available. Remember where you heard this news first. Operation 100 News, reporting the news to the public as it breaks.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Olathe Police make arrest after 'suspicious death'

Posted: December 28, 2011 - 5:40pm
Updated: December 30, 2011 - 3:32pm

Updated: Olathe man charged in death of in-home healthcare provider

Thursday morning, Olathe Police have confirmed that a man, a resident of the house, has been taken into custody in connection to the suspicious death investigation on E 153rd Street. Charges are pending against the man and he is currently being held without bond.

Olathe Police say that 54-year-old, Susanne Goslin. Goslin is said to have been an in-home healthcare provider and she was found deceased inside the residence Wednesday afternoon. Investigators are not currently releasing any further information on Goslin's death.

Original Story:

Police in Olathe are say they are conducting a death investigation after a Wednesday afternoon incident. A news release says that Police were called to an address in the 1300 block of E 153rd Street on a reported armed disturbance at 4:40 p.m.. Officers arrived at the address, where they found a victim deceased inside the residence.

Initial reports are that the subject was shot, however, Police are not confirming that report at this time. No information about the victim is currently available from Police.

Police say that there are questioning potential witnesses who were believed to have been in the home at the time the incident occurred.

Anyone with information on the incident that occurred in the 1300 block of E 153rd Street on Wednesday afternoon is urged to call the Greater Kansas City Crimestoppers TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

All information provided by the Olathe Police Department.

Carbon Monoxide sickens 3 in Lenexa

Posted: December 28, 2011 - 5:41am
Updated: December 28, 2011 - 6:12am

Just after 5:20 a.m., Tuesday, Lenexa Fire and Johnson County Med-Act were called to a home in the 8100 block of Woodstone Street. Three people were reported to be showing symptoms of Carbon Monoxide poisoning after a natural gas leak in the house.

The Lenexa Fire Department reported dangerous levels of Carbon Monoxide. Those levels are said to have been nearly 500 parts per million. Kansas Gas was also on the scene when the fire department arrived.

Johnson County Med-Act treated three people to an area hospital. Two were said to be "40-years-old" and the other is a "12-year-old." All three were said to be stable, complaining of headaches and nausea. Their exposure was said to be "moderate."

Lenexa Fire remained on the scene to ventilate the house and locate the source of the Carbon Monoxide.

No further information was immediately available.

Attention News Media LINK

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

JoCo Traffic Alert - I-35 & I-435 interchange

Posted: December 28, 2011 - 5:57am

The Kansas Department of Transportation is warning motorists of an upcoming ramp closure that will affect the ramp from southbound Interstate 35 to eastbound Interstate 435 in Lenexa.

Diamond grinding work will force KDOT to close the ramp on Thursday, December 29th between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m..

Advance message boards will alert drivers to the ramp closure and no marked detour will be provided. Drivers should expect delays and use alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.

All project work is scheduled to be completed on Thursday, December 29th, weather permitting.

Information provided by the Kansas Department of Transportation.

Attention News Media LINK

Friday, December 23, 2011

Teenager shot by Deputy during disturbance

Posted: December 23, 2011 - 9:57am
Updated: December 23, 2011 - 3:23pm

The Miami County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a Deputy involved shooting occurred Friday morning.

Shortly before 9:30 a.m., Miami County Sheriff's Deputies were called to an address in the 31000 block of west 287th Street in Stanton Township, an area approximately five miles west of Paola. The calling party reported some type of disturbance at the address.

Two Deputies arrived to investigate and were confronted by a 15-year-old male with a pick ax, according to a source familiar with the incident, the teenager threw a pick ax at one of the patrol vehicles. One of the Deputies reportedly shot the teenager in the upper thigh, after the juvenile attacked the Deputies with a baseball bat. The juvenile's injuries were said to be serious and he was transported by Miami County EMS to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

The involved Sheriff's Deputies were also treated for minor injuries, with the Deputy who was struck by the pick ax, being transported to an area hospital for evaluation. The other Deputy refused EMS transport from the scene.

A LifeFlight Eagle Helicopter was dispatched to respond to the scene for transport of the male juvenile. That transport was cancelled shortly after Miami County EMS units arrived on the scene.

The Miami County Sheriff's Office advises that the incident is under investigation and they would not currently comment on the status of, or circumstances, surrounding their investigation.

Stay with Operation 100 News on this blog and on Twitter for the latest details as they become available. Remember where you heard this news first. Operation 100 News, reporting the news to the public as it breaks.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Police investigating after car crashes into house

Posted: December 21, 2011 - 2:17am
Updated: December 21, 2011 - 4:03am

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Shawnee Police are investigating this morning after a car crashed into the front of a house in the 13500 block of Blackfish Parkway just before 1 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Police on the scene tell Operation 100 News that it appears the driver was eastbound on Blackfish Parkway when the vehicle left the roadway several times before the accident.

A neighbor says the homeowner called Police after hearing the crash and then finding a car crashed through their garage door. A "younger man" was driving according to that same neighbor. The driver was not injured and was placed in the backseat of a Police car when officers arrived. The driver was not handcuffed and appeared to be cooperating with the investigation.

Police say that the driver is a 26-year-old, who was cooperative with their investigation and admitted to "driving recklessly." The driver received several citations including; reckless driving, speeding and a seat belt violation. He was released at the scene.

Shawnee Fire says the house was heavily damaged and confirms that no one was injured in the accident.

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Monday, December 19, 2011

DgCo Weather: Winter WX Advisory issued

Posted: December 19, 2011 - 4:40am
Updated: December 20, 2011 - 4:16pm

CANCELLED: December 20, 4:15 a.m. More information on cancellation.

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for wintry precipitation. The Advisory will go into effect at 12:00 a.m. Tuesday morning and remain in place until 6:00 p.m. Tuesday evening. The previous Winter Storm Watch has been canceled.

The advisory area includes the Kansas counties of Douglas, Lyon and Osage. Cities include; Lawrence and Emporia.

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Forecasters now say that rain will begin to develop Monday morning and transition to snow late Monday evening into Tuesday. Total snow accumulations of one to three inches is expected in the advisory area. Periods of light sleet and freezing drizzle are also expected overnight into Tuesday morning. Winds are expected to be from the north to northeast and 15 to 25 miles per hour with gusts to around 35 miles per hour.

Hazardous driving conditions from snowfall and ice accumulations as well as reduced visibilities are also possible, according to the National Weather Service in Topeka.

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More from the City of Lawrence can be found here.

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Sunday, December 18, 2011

Winter Weather Watch, Douglas County, CANCELED

Posted: December 18, 2011 - 4:30am
Updated: December 19, 2011 - 4:35am

The National Weather Service in Topeka has CANCELED the Winter Weather Watch. The watch area did include the city of Lawrence and all of Douglas County.

The watch goes into effect Monday, December 19th at 6:00 p.m., and will remain in place until Tuesday, December 20th at 6:00 p.m..

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Forecasters say that rain and snow are expected to develop Monday and transition to snow Monday evening into Tuesday. Accumulating snow is expected to end by late Tuesday afternoon.

Total snow and ice accumulations are possible in the range of four to eight inches. Light accumulations of sleet and freezing drizzle may also occur.

Winds are expected to be between 15 and 20 miles per hour with gusts to 30 miles per hour.

Drivers should expect possibly hazardous driving conditions due to heavy snowfall and ice accumulations and reduced visibilities.

View more on this Watch from the National Weather Service office in Topeka, Kansas.

Attention News Media LINK

Two critically injured after I-35 crash in JoCo

Posted: December 18, 2011 - 2:22am
Updated: December 18, 2011 - 4:19am

Just before 1:20 a.m. early Sunday morning, Olathe Fire, Police and the Kansas Highway Patrol were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover accident. The accident occurred in the northbound lanes of Interstate 35 under 119th Street.

Fire units arriving on scene reported that the vehicle had sustained "significant damage" and that two occupants would need to be extricated from the vehicle.

All three northbound lanes of the interstate were shut down while crews worked the scene, traffic was diverted onto 119th Street.

Two men, one in his "mid 30's" and another in his "mid 40's" suffered critical injuries in the accident.

The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.

All three northbound lanes were reopened to traffic shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday morning.

Stay with Operation 100 News on this blog and on Twitter for the latest details as they become available. Remember where you heard this news first. Operation 100 News, reporting the news to the public as it breaks.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Fatality Accident in Shawnee

Posted: December 17, 2011 - 2:29pm
Updated: December 19, 2011 - 3:43am

The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating an accident on Interstate 435 at Johnson Drive in Shawnee that occurred just before 2:15 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

Troopers say, 20-year-old, Niquetta Wilson of Kansas City, Kansas, was killed in the accident. Wilson was driving, a 1997 Ford Taurus, southbound on I-435, in the left (inside) lane when "for unknown reason, vehicle drifted" off of the road into the grassy median, struck a large bump and became airborne. The vehicle then struck a center median bridge pillar. Niquetta Wilson was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Investigators say Niquetta Wilson was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.

The Shawnee Fire Department was assisted by the Lenexa Fire Department. Edwardsville Fire was also dispatched to the scene but was canceled when the location of the accident was confirmed to be inside Shawnee city limits.

Stay with Operation 100 News on this blog and on Twitter for the latest details as they become available. Remember where you heard this news first. Operation 100 News, reporting the news to the public as it breaks.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Overland Park Police say Aisha Khan is safe

Posted: December 16, 2011 - 4:18pm
Updated: December 22, 2011 - 2:12am

UPDATE: At 10:20 p.m., Wednesday, December 21st, Overland Park Police confirm that Aisha Khan has been located. Police say they have spoken to Ms. Khan by telephone and she was not abducted or held against her will. It is not believed Aisha Khan was ever in any immediate danger and that no criminal acts had occurred in her disappearance.

Overland Park Police say they have concluded their investigation in the matter.

No other information was immediately available from Police.


Active Missing Persons:


Original post, last updated December 20 at 8:35 a.m.

There has been a Facebook page organized. LINK

As of December 19th, Overland Park Police say the FBI has joined the search. Police also say they have ten detectives assigned to the case with help from more than 50 officers. The Mounted Search and Rescue Unit's civilian volunteers have and continue to assist in the search effort. University of Kansas and Johnson County Community College Police Departments are also involved in the investigation, according to Overland Park Police.

On Monday, Khan's story was featured nationally by CNN and other national networks.

Aisha's friends say they have printed and passed out more than 15,000 fliers with Aisha's picture and description on them to businesses throughout Overland Park and Olathe. Overland Park Police say more than 30 officers searched for any sign of Khan over the weekend. Her family has announced that they are offering a $10,000 reward for information on Khan's whereabouts. Anyone with information is urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).


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Friends say Aisha reported a "creepy man" who was attempting to talk to her. Aisha sent text messages and left a voice mail for her sister about the man bothering her. When her sister and another relative arrived at the KU Edwards Campus to check on her, they found her belongings, including her cell phone and no sign of Aisha. 


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Overland Park Police responded on a report of a missing person in the area of the Kansas University's Edwards Campus, 12600 Quivira Road in Overland Park, just before noon Friday, December 16th. Police say the missing person is, 19-year-old, Aisha Khan of Olathe, Kansas.

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Khan is described as an Asian female, standing 5' 2" tall, approximately 120 pounds with dark brown hair and brown eyes. She is known to wear glasses. She was last seen wearing black sweat pants, yellow/black shirt, black scarf, black regular length jacket, and black/white long outer coat.
Overland Park Police ask anyone with information on Aisha Khan's disappearance, whereabouts or any other information regarding the incident to contact the Greater Kansas City Crimestoppers TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).



Lenexa McDonalds robbery

Posted: December 16, 2011 - 2:27am
Updated: January 9, 2011 - 5:17am

UPDATE: Police say that this robbery included an "inside connection" which involved several employees. Five people, ages 15-18 and including one known gang member, face a variety of serious charges in Johnson County Court.

Original Story:

Lenexa Police are investigating this morning after the McDonald's restaurant, in the 15900 block of west 87th Street Parkway, was robbed by two males. Police say the robbery occurred shortly after 2 a.m..

Officers from Lenexa, Shawnee and Johnson County Park Police all assisted in the manhunt. Two suspects were involved in the robbery. Both were described as black males, 20-25 years of age, both were around 5' 11" tall with "skinny" build. The men concealed their faces with masks and both were wearing black sweatshirts. During the robbery one man was armed with a shotgun and the other was armed with a pistol.

A Lenexa Police K-9 unit searched the area immediately after the robbery was reported. While searching, Officers noticed a vehicle that was first seen with one occupant and then a few minutes later with two additional occupants. That vehicle was stopped, near 87th Street Parkway and Lackman Road, just before 3 a.m.. The vehicle's occupants were detained and Police believe at least one of those subjects was "directly involved" in the initial robbery.

Police are not releasing how much money the men are believed to have left the business with and only saying that Detectives and Officers continue to investigate the incident. No injuries were reported.

Stay with Operation 100 News on this blog and on Twitter for the latest details as they become available. Remember where you heard this news first. Operation 100 News, reporting the news to the public as it breaks.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Police say Ashley Harlan, located and safe

Posted: December 11, 2011 - 1:46pm 
Updated: December 23, 2011 - 11:50am


Updated:
 Olathe Police say that Ashley has been located and is safe. Police will not be releasing any further information regarding the case and no charges are expected. She was confirmed located December 22nd. Harlan had not been seen since she ran away from a foster home on December 6, 2011.



Active Missing Persons:

Original Story:

Olathe Police say, 16-year-old Ashley K. Harlan ran away from a foster home on December 6, 2011. She has not been seen since.

Ashley is described as a white female with blonde hair and hazel eyes. She is 5'2" tall and 160lbs. Ashley is known to have friends in Johnson County and Miami County as well as at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

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Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call Olathe Police Detective Kenton Thompson at (913) 971-7790 or (913) 971-6950. Information may also be submitted anonymously to the Greater Kansas City Crimestoppers TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS (8477)

All information provided by the Olathe Police Department.


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Rollover accident on Interstate 35, December 11th

Posted: December 11, 2011 - 8:12am
Updated: December 11, 2011 - 1:08pm

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At 7:55 a.m., Olathe Fire, Police and the Kansas Highway Patrol were dispatched to a rollover traffic accident on Interstate 35 in Olathe. Police were first to arrive on the scene and reported two vehicles were involved. Both vehicles came to rest on the outside shoulder of the Interstate, just north of 127th Street.

Olathe Fire arrived and confirmed that there were two vehicles involved, one of which sustained "heavy damage" when it rolled over and the other with "moderate damage."

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According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 24-year-old, Daniel Guevara-Hernandez, of Olathe, was driving a 1997 Nissan passenger car northbound on Interstate 35. Guevara-Hernandez allegedly lost control in the wet conditions and struck the second vehicle causing it to roll.


The second vehicle was a 2000 Isuzu SUV occupied by 42-year-old, Fernando Kuripet and 40-year-old, Josefina Diaz, both of Olathe.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says that Diaz suffered serious injuries, when the vehicle rolled, and had to be extricated from the SUV by the Olathe Fire Department. Guevara-Hernandez and Kuripet both suffered minor injuries. All three people were properly restrained at the time of the accident and were transported to an area hospital by Johnson County Med-Act.

Stay with Operation 100 News on this blog and on Twitter for the latest details as they become available. Remember where you heard this news first. Operation 100 News, reporting the news to the public as it breaks.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

John Mattox announced as Shawnee Fire's new Chief

Posted: December 10, 2011 - 3:30pm

Shawnee City Manager Carol Gonzales announced recently that effective Monday, December 12th, Deputy Fire Chief John Mattox will be the department's new Fire Chief. John Mattox has been the Acting Fire Chief since September, when Jeff Hudson retired after 36 years with the Shawnee Fire Department. Hudson's last 10 years with the department were as Chief.

"John's extensive experience in the fire service, the roles he has played regionally and nationally in professional associations, and his formal and continuing education have prepared him well for this leadership role. The fire service is a changing industry, and I believe John Mattox is the best person to lead our outstanding department into the future," says City Manager Carol Gonzales.

Chief John Mattox began his fire service career as a volunteer in 1979, with the Edwardsville, Kansas Fire Department. He became a full time firefighter in 1986, was promoted to the rank of Captain in 1987 and another promotion to the rank of Assistant Fire Chief in 2000. Mattox joined the Shawnee Fire Department in 2001 as the city's Fire Marshal. In 2009, Shawnee reclassified the Fire Marshal position to Deputy Fire Chief and John was promoted to that position.

Mattox graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Human Relations from Mid America Nazarene University. He is also a graduate of the Certified Public Manager (CPM) program through the University of Kansas. Chief Mattox is very active and has served in leadership positions in a variety of professional organizations. He currently serves as the President of the Kansas Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators and is the past Chairman of the Eastern Kansas Multi-County Arson Task Force, as well as a long time member of the Fire Marshals Association of Kansas.

All information provided by the City of Shawnee and the Shawnee Fire Department.

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Leawood Officer needs assistance call

Posted: December 10, 2011 - 6:38am
Updated: December 10, 2011 - 7:14am

At 6:20 a.m., Saturday Morning, Leawood Police were called to an address in the 12600 block of Fairway Street. The caller reported a juvenile male subject who was "out of control" and refusing to leave the address.

Leawood Police arrived and were confronted by an "extremely intoxicated male." That male became combative with the officers who requested emergency assistance at that time. The call for assistance was relayed to Police Officers throughout Johnson County. Officers from Olathe, Lenexa, Prairie Village and the Johnson County Sheriff's Office all sent Officers to assist. All of those officers were allowed to disregard the call a few minutes later and the situation was reported to be stable.

Leawood Officers reported that they tazed the juvenile three times. Reports indicate that the male is a "17-year-old" who had reportedly consumed numerous illegal narcotics with alcohol. He was transported by Med-Act, to an area hospital for further evaluation. One Police Officer was reportedly "popped in the eye" while on the scene. The officers injuries were considered minor and he refused any treatment on scene.

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Single vehicle rollover accident

Posted: December 10, 2011 - 2:57am
Updated: December 10, 2011 - 4:59am

The Miami County Sheriff's Office is investigating this morning after a vehicle rolled over in southern Miami County.

Miami County EMS, the Louisburg Fire Department along with the Drexel, Missouri Fire Department were dispatched just before 2:25 a.m. to 367th Street approximately one-quarter of a mile west of New Lancaster Road. Drexel Fire reported one vehicle rolled onto its side with one person trapped.

The patient, described as a 25-year-old male, was transported to a Kansas City area trauma center with head and multiple other injuries. The man was in critical condition at the time he was transported.

There have been no updates made available as to his current condition. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Stay with Operation 100 News on this blog and on Twitter for the latest details as they become available. Remember where you heard this news first. Operation 100 News, reporting the news to the public as it breaks.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Shawnee Standoff

Posted: December 4, 2011 - 11:37am
Updated: December 6, 2011 - 1:06am

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Update: Police say 56-year-old, Daniel Jennings surrendered peacefully, just before 4:50 p.m. Sunday. He was transported to the Johnson County Jail where he is currently being held on a $50,000 bond. Jennings faces charges of Aggravated Battery and Aggravated Assault. He is also set to undergo a mental evaluation.


Original Post: Shawnee Police have requested an "Operation 100" call out for a barricaded male in a house near the intersection of 67th Street and Halsey Street in Shawnee. 67th Street is closed to westbound traffic, just west of Quivira Road and closed to eastbound traffic at Long Avenue.

The situation stems from a domestic disturbance late Sunday morning at 11:09 a.m., according to a Police Officer on the scene. Police say a man allegedly pulled a knife on a female. The female was able to escape from the house and call for Police. Officers have dealt with this same man on previous occasions.

As of 2 p.m., Police say the man is communicating with Police and still refusing to come out of the house.

Reverse 911 calls were used to notify residents in surrounding homes of the situation. Those residents are being asked to evacuate or stay in the basement until the situation is over.

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Jefferson County shooting

Posted: December 4, 2011 - 11:01am
Updated: December 5, 2011 - 2:14am

Update: The Lawrence Journal-World is reporting that William Schoonover, 58, from rural Valley Falls, sustained one gunshot wound to the left side of his chest. Schoonover was transported to Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka by ambulance. He was in surgery Sunday afternoon.

The man who allegedly shot Schoonover, a 62-year-old from rural Valley Falls, was booked into the Jefferson County Jail on suspicion of intentional murder in the second degree. The charges could be revised.

Original Post:

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was shot. First reports of the shooting were heard shortly after 10:40 a.m. this morning. The victim was reported to be near a "trailer home" in the 6100 block of 142nd Street.

According to scanner traffic, a man called 911 and reported that he had just shot a man who had attacked him. The shooting victim is reported to a male in his 50's  be awake and bleeding heavily from a single gunshot wound to the chest.

A LifeStar Medical helicopter was initially dispatched to respond to transport the man to the hospital. The man was transported to Stormont-Vail in Topeka by ground ambulance and LifeStar's response was cancelled just after 11 a.m..

Deputies on scene have requested a "detective response to scene."

No other injuries have been reported. Further details were not immediately available from anyone that I could reach by phone.


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Overland Park house fire, December 4th

Posted: December 4, 2011 - 6:59am
Updated: December 4, 2011 - 7:16am

The Overland Park Fire Department was called to the 6900 block of Floyd Street, just after 6:45 a.m., Sunday morning.

Initial reports were from the resident at the address, who told dispatchers that there was "smoke filling the house" and that the "smoke detectors were sounding."

The first fire department unit arrived on scene at 6:49 a.m., reported "smoke showing from a single story residence." Upon further inspection, crews located a fire in the basement. The fire was quickly knocked down and determined to be "under control" at 7:00 a.m., and later reported to be "out" at 7:12 a.m..

The Overland Park Fire Department was assisted by fire crews from the Merriam Fire Department as well as Johnson County Consolidated Fire District No. 2.

No injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation. A damage estimate was not immediately available.

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Thursday, December 1, 2011

KHP releases Holiday Weekend activity numbers

Posted: December 1, 2011 - 12:21pm
Updated: December 1, 2011 - 2:51pm

Related Story: Stepped up Holiday Enforcement

The Kansas Highway Patrol has released its Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday activity. The activity reporting period began at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23rd and ran through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 27th.

Preliminary numbers indicate that it was a fairly safe weekend on Kansas roads, with the Patrol working no fatal crashes, according to a news release.


Activity
2011
2010
Total Fatal Crashes
0
2
Total Fatalities
0
2
DUI Related Crashes
3
4
DUI Related Fatalities
0
2
DUI Arrests
24
32
Speed Citations
1,400
1,505
Speed Warnings
1,245
1,527
Adult Seatbelt Citations
342
531
Adult Seatbelt Warnings
118
53
Teen Seatbelt Citations
9
21
Teen Seatbelt Warnings
2
3
Child Restraint Citations
39
34
Child Restraint Warnings
7
9
Motorists Assisted
1,426
1,251























Over the holiday weekend, the Kansas Highway Patrol was participating in the Special Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP), which began November 21, and ran until November 27. The Kansas Department of Transportation provided a grant for the additional enforcement.


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Missouri man charged in Overland Park Bank Robbery

Posted: December 1, 2011 - 10:23am
Updated: December 1, 2011 - 11:17am

Overland Park Police say 28-year-old, Jason Perkins has been charged with one count of armed robbery.

Federal Prosecutors allege that on November 8th, Perkins was armed with a 9mm handgun and robbed the First National Bank in Overland Park, located at 9700 Metcalf Avenue.

A tip, two days later, led Police to Perkins' Raytown, Missouri apartment. Inside the apartment Police say they recovered a 9mm handgun and money that was stained from a dye pack.

Prosecutors say that Perkins could face as much as 25 years in Federal Prison and a $250,000 fine.

Related Story: Overland Park Bank Robbery


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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Minor injuries after disturbance and fire in Shawnee

Posted: November 30, 2011 - 4:27am
Updated: December 6, 2011 - 5:12am

Update: The Shawnee Fire Department's Fire Prevention Officer, Corey Sands, says that the investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing and that "it does not appear to be accidental."

Shawnee Police are assisting with the investigation and do not have any suspect information to release at this time.


Original Post:

The Shawnee Fire Department and Police are investigating this morning after a disturbance and a fire broke out. Police and Firefighters were called to 11007 Johnson Drive just before 4 a.m. Wednesday morning.

A source familiar with the incident tells me that the victim was allegedly assaulted and the suspect or possibly suspects, then started a fire inside the building. The victim was able to make his was to a neighboring 7-Eleven and called 911.

Police arrived on scene and reported that the suspect had fled the scene. Fire crews reported "light smoke visible from one half of a block away." Upon further investigation fire crews located and quickly knocked down a fire. The fire was reported under control just after 4:20 a.m..

Johnson County Med-Act transported the victim to an area hospital with minor injuries, related to the assault.

Shawnee Firefighters were assisted by crews from the Merriam Fire Department on the fire scene. One apparatus from the Overland Park Fire Department also responded to provide fire coverage for the area.

A damage estimate has not been released and the exact cause of the fire remains under investigation. Police are also investigating the alleged assault.

The neighboring "Pegah's Family Restaurant" along with other neighboring businesses were checked and are being allowed to open as normal.


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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Leawood Officer Involved Shooting investigation

Posted: November 20, 2011 - 3:40am
Updated: November 21, 2011 - 3:26pm 

Leawood Police are investigating after shots were fired on a traffic stop.

Police say an officer stopped a white 2005 Ford Mustang on the exit ramp from eastbound Interstate 435 to State Line Road at 3:17 a.m.. While on that traffic stop a second vehicle, a Chevrolet Malibu, pulled in front of the Mustang. The officer walked up to the Malibu to see why they had stopped, at that time a second officer had arrived on scene and witnessed a subject in the Mustang toss a gun out of the window. That officer alerted the first officer, to the gun, who then saw the Mustang driving towards him. The officer opened fire on the fleeing Mustang. Police are not releasing how many shots were fired at the vehicle as this is a continuing investigation.

It was initially not known if the driver of the vehicle was struck. Just before 7 a.m., Police say that a male matching the description of the Mustang's driver has shown up at Truman Medical Center, near 23rd and Holmes in Kansas City, Missouri, with a gunshot wound. This man has been identified as, 32-year-old, Adrian M. Hopper of Wichita, Kansas. Hopper remains in an area hospital and is expected to survive his injuries. The 2005 Ford Mustang was located by Police in Grandview, Missouri.

No other injuries were reported. The officer who fired the shots has been placed on routine administrative leave while the incident is investigated.

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