Crime and law enforcement

Edwardsville police identify suspect in officer stabbing
September 10, 2014
Edwardsville Police have identified the man accused of stabbing a police officer multiple times last week as Christian Newton, 24.
Edwardsville police continue to investigate attempted ATM theft
September 4, 2014
Three thieves damaged an Edwardsville convenience store and a stolen vehicle in the early hours of Tuesday as they attempted to steal an ATM.
Edwardsville police deter potential tragedy in officer stabbing
September 4, 2014
Edwardsville Police Officials say police officers’ careful reactions avoided a potential tragedy Wednesday when one officer was stabbed by a suspect who likely suffers from mental illness.
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.
Bonner police consider body-mounted cameras
August 26, 2014
Bonner Springs City Manager John “Jack” Helin said the city is considering body-mounted cameras for its police officers.
Head-on crash claims 2 west of Tonganoxie
11:12 p.m., August 18, 2014 Updated 06:49 a.m.
A head-on collision Monday claimed two drivers west of Tonganoxie.
Business owner with Bonner, Basehor connections indicted for bank fraud
August 7, 2014
A business owner with connections to Bonner Springs and Basehor has been indicted on federal bank fraud charges, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.
5, including a Shawnee man, accused of laundering money through casino slots
August 7, 2014
Five Kansas residents including a Shawnee resident are accused of trafficking in marijuana and laundering the profits through slot machines at a Kansas City, Kan., casino.
Edwardsville council approves funds for new, donated police building
July 16, 2014
The Edwardsville City Council Monday approved funding necessary for the set up of a new, free modular building to serve as police department headquarters.
Bonner Police join Twitter
June 19, 2014
The Bonner Springs Police Department has announced that it has joined the world of social media with a Twitter account.
Bonner police continue to investigate downtown thieves
June 17, 2014
A downtown business victimized by a thief at the beginning of the month has been struck again, though police say they don’t think the two incidents are related.
Bonner police ask for help finding downtown-area thief
June 6, 2014
A thief stole more than $13,000 worth of items from Downtown Bonner businesses earlier this week, and Bonner Springs Police are now asking for the public’s help.
Edwardsville officer completes training
June 1, 2014
Edwardsville Police Department patrol officer Jacob Bell was among 57 new law enforcement officers to graduate from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in May.
Kansas: Former bandmate enters plea in death of rap artist
April 27, 2014
A Kansas City, Kan., man pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a rap artist known as Creepyface.
Bonner Springs police volunteer perseveres despite health issues
April 1, 2014
The example of service in Bill Mason’s family was set by his grandfather, who was a Bonner Springs police officer.