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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Two in custody following jewelry store robbery and shooting

Lenexa Police have confirmed to Operation 100 News that they have two suspects in custody in connection with  the June 23rd robbery and shooting. The incident occurred Thursday, June 23rd around 3 p.m. at the Jewelry Shoppe, located at 7753 Quivira Road in Lenexa.

Police say that during the incident, the jewelry store owner was confronted by an armed person and was subsequently shot once in the back. Police stated at the time of the incident that a man and a woman were seen in the area at the time of the shooting. The two suspects, described as a man and a woman, have not been formally charged at this time and remain in custody at the Johnson County Detention Center.

The jewelry store owner remains in a local hospital and is expected to recover.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Lenexa Police looking for suspect in Thursday Armed Robbery

Lenexa Police is seeking the public's assistance in looking for the suspect involved in an armed robbery and shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon.

Shortly after 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 23rd Lenexa Police were called to 7753 Quivira Road. Upon arrival Officers located the store's owner, a 71-year-old Overland Park resident, suffering from a serious but non-life threatening gunshot wound to the back. He was transported to an area hospital by Johnson County Med-Act where he remains listed in stable condition.

Police describe the suspect as a black male in his mid 20's, standing 5 feet and 6 inches, thin build. He was last seen wearing a knee-length white t-shirt, ankle-length gray shorts and a dark baseball cap. This suspect was armed with an unknown type handgun.

Detectives would also like to speak with an additional person of interest, described as a black female in her mid 20's, with red or pink highlights in her hair. She was last seen wearing shorts and has a prominent tattoo on her upper thigh, possibly large lettering. She was last seen driving a dark color 1990s model vehicle, possibly a Honda.

Police are asking anyone with any information to contact the Lenexa Police Department at 913-477-7301 or the Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477) 

Monday, June 20, 2011

Lenexa Police asking for the public's assistance in Sunday hold up

Lenexa Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the man that held up a BP gas station at 10700 west 87th Street shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday.

Photo provided to Operation 100 News by the Lenexa Police Department

Police were called to the gas station at about 11:45 p.m. after the suspect had fled the scene. The suspect is reported to have displayed a silver handgun and demanded cash from the register. The employee complied and the suspect left with an unknown amount of money.

The suspect is described as a Black male with an athletic build in his 20's, standing approximately six-feet tall. He is believed to have fled in a dark-colored Honda or Hyundai car.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lenexa Police Department at (913) 477-7301 or the Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS (8477).

Monday, June 13, 2011

Olathe Police to conduct a DUI Check Lane

The Olathe Police Department has announced that they will be conducting a DUI Check Lane on Friday, June 17 from 10:00 p.m. until 2:30 a.m.

Police say the check lane is part of their regular efforts to remove intoxicated drivers from the roadway. The effort will be funded partially by grants made available by the Kansas Department of Transportation, using Federal Highway dollars.

The check lane will be made possible by mutual aide efforts between local Johnson County Municipal agencies, the Johnson County Sheriff's Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol. Local Law Enforcement agencies plan to conduct annual check lanes as part of the Impaired Driving Deterrence Program, administered by the Kansas Department of Transportation.

Merriam Police trying to locate two stray dogs.

The Merriam Police Department is trying to locate two stray dogs that were involved in two separate dog bite incidents on Sunday, June 12th. The dog bites occurred in the 10100 block of West 48th Street between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m.

The dogs have been described as a German Sheppard mix and a black lab mix and have been seen running at large in the area of 48th Street and Switzer Road.

The black lab mix is reported to have bitten an 11-year-old boy on the leg while he was playing in front of a house on 48th Street and a jogger who was running along 48th Street.

Merriam Police are asking anyone with any information to call Police and ask to speak with CSO Yocum or Gilchrist.

Merriam Police can be reached at 913-322-5560
Johnson County Dispatch can be reached at 913-782-0720

AMBER ALERT: 4-Month old taken after his mother was stabbed

UPDATE: 1:30 p.m.  
Police have advised that the standoff situation has ended and the male suspect is in Police custody.

UPDATE: 6:15 a.m.
One person has been taken into custody during the standoff situation. The person is not the suspect. It is unclear as to what this person's connection to the situation is at this time. Suspect still believed to be held up in the residence.

UPDATE: 6:05 a.m.
Kansas City Police are now in a standoff situation with a subject believed to be the suspect. Standoff is in the area of where the child was safely located and also where the suspect vehicle was located. NE 51st Street and N Corrington Avenue in the Northland.

UPDATE: 5:40 a.m.
The AMBER ALERT has been canceled. The child has been located safe in the area of NE 51st Street and N Corrington Avenue in the KC North. The suspect remains at large at this time.

Original Story: 4:30 a.m.
Just before 2:15 a.m. Monday, June 13th, Kansas City, Missouri Police responded to 3635 Sunrise Drive on reports of a cutting. Police arrived to find a female victim with a severe knife wound to the neck. She is in Critical Condition this morning at an area hospital. The was able to communicate to Police that her live in boyfriend had stabbed her and then taken their 4-month old son. The suspect fled in the victim's mother's vehicle for an unknown destination.

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Kansas City, Missouri Police have issued an Amber Alert for 4 month old John Michael Glorioso, a white male born February 1st, 2011. The child has brown hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a lime green "Tigger" (Winnie the Poof character) pajamas.

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The child's father, 24-year-old Eric D. Yeager is the suspect. Yeager is a white male born September 25th, 1986 and is described as 5 foot 9 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds

The suspect was believed to have been driving a white, 2002 Honda CRV with Missouri License Plates "MC4 Z7M".. That vehicle has been located at NE 51st Street and N Corrington Avenue in the KC North. The suspect and child were not inside the vehicle.

Anyone with any information is asked to immediately call 911 or the Kansas City Crime Stopper's TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS (8477).