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9/19/2014Missing Person
The Independence Police Department is asking for assistance in locating a missing person.
9/13/2014Armed Carjacking
On 09-13-2014 just before 5 pm an orange Dodge Charger was stolen at gunpoint
9/13/2014Checkpoint Results from 09-12-14
Friday's Sobriety Checkpoint and Saturation patrol resulted in three arrests for DWI
9/11/2014Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint
Independence Police to conduct DWI saturation patrol this weekend . . .
9/9/2014Suspect Charged in I-70 Vehicular Assault
Suspect received state charges of Vehicular Assault, a Class C Felony, and . . .
9/6/2014Pedestrian struck along I-70
Traffic crash investigation
9/4/2014Help Identify Armed Robbery Suspect
Surveillance photos of an armed robbery at Stop and Shop (203 N. M 291 Highway)
9/3/2014Help Identify Aggravated Assault Suspect
Surveillance Photos Attached of Suspect
8/29/2014Identify Person of Interest in Armed Robbery
Surveillance photos are attached of person of interest and suspect vehicle
8/29/2014Independence Police Citizen's Academy
A new Independence Police Citizen's Academy is starting in October - limited seating
8/19/2014Identify Burglary Suspect
The suspect was caught on surveillance and is described as a . . .
8/11/2014Results of Sobriety Checkpoint
Eight people Arrested for DWI during Sobriety Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol
8/8/2014Sobriety Checkpoint
Independence Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this weekend
7/28/2014Crash Victim Identified
Identity of passenger killed in crash at Blue Ridge Blvd and Sterling Avenue
7/25/2014Help Identify Fraud Suspect
Suspect comitted identity theft in another state and fraudulently obtained more than $20,000 from lending institutions.
7/25/2014Two Car Crash
Passenger killed in a two car crash at Blue Ridge Blvd and Sterling Avenue
7/22/2014Motorcyclist Killed
The crash occurred when the driver of a Cadillac Escalade lost control of his vehicle while westbound on I-70
7/20/2014Sobriety Checkpoint Results for 07/18/14
Six arrested for DWI during Sobriety Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol
7/16/2014Sobriety Checkpoint
Sobriety checkpoint and DWI saturation patrol this weekend
7/10/2014Suspect Charged
The suspect in the home invasion that occurred on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in the 1300 block of McHenry St. has been charged
7/6/2014Suspect Charged in Rape at Park
Bryan K. Raines charged with rape and sodomy
6/19/2014Attempt to Identify
The two individuals shown in the attached photos are suspects in the theft of a wallet from a lady’s
6/17/2014TIPS Hotline Offers Reward
An award of up to $7,000 is being offered through the TIPS Hotline for information leading to the arrest of . . .
6/17/2014Sobriety Checkpoint Report
The Independence Police Traffic Safety Unit conducted a sobriety checkpoint along MO-78
6/11/2014Help Identify Larceny Suspect
Suspect has comitted felony larcenies at churches and a bank . . .
6/10/2014Sobriety Checkpoint
Sobriety checkpoint and DWI saturation patrol this weekend
6/7/2014Suspect arrested for murder
Wife arrested for murder of her husband, Charles E Stephens
5/30/2014Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested
Suspect face multiple felony charges of robbery 1st degree and armed criminal action . . .
5/29/2014Person of Interest in Street Robbery
The Independence Police Department is investigating an armed street robbery
5/27/2014Persons of Interest in Street Robberies
The Independence Police Department is investigating a series of street robberies . . .
5/22/2014Reward Offer in Arson Case
A reward of up to $2000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest of the suspect(s) . . .
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