Crime and law enforcement

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.
Bonner Springs updates massage therapy regulations, ends moratorium
September 25, 2014
The city of Bonner Springs has officially updated its ordinance of business regulations for massage therapy, lifting a moratorium on new massage therapy business establishment licenses that was imposed at the beginning of the year.
Bonner officially buys police department building
September 25, 2014
Four years after moving a portion of the police department into the former Atmos Energy building, the city has officially purchased the building for $260,000.
Basehor, Bonner police to participate in ‘drug take back’ day
September 23, 2014
The Bonner Springs and Basehor police departments will participate in the statewide Drug Take Back day this weekend.
Edwardsville police move into new facility
September 18, 2014
When Officer Mike Marshall began working for the Edwardsville Police Department in February 2012 after retiring as a captain from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department, he quickly saw the challenges the department faced with its building.
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.