Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Mission package theft

Mission police searching for woman stealing package from home. The Mission Police Department is asking for help in identifying a woman taking a package from a home in the 6400 block of Woodson Drive on Tuesday. A surveillance camera captured the incident on tape. Police remind residents that they should take precautions with the holiday season coming soon: if your employer allows it, have packages delivered to your workplace; require a signature for deliveries, packages won’t be left on your doorstep if no one is there to sign for it, and delivery companies offer different services, find out what those services are to avoid your delivery being stolen.

Prairie Village student chosen to be admission ambassador at Colorado college. Connor DeLeon of Prairie Village has been chosen to be an admission ambassadro at Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO for the 2016-17 academic year. DeLeon is studying geology. The ambassadors help the Office of Admission’s recruitment efforts by representing Fort Lewis College to prospective students, their parents and family.

Roeland Park police arrest car theft suspect. Roeland Park Police Chief John Morris said officers from his department and other agencies arrested an auto theft suspect who stole a vehicle in Roeland Park and fled from officers early Wednesday morning. A witness saw police pursuing a dark SUV through Mission along 58th Street at about 1 a.m. Morris said the person was arrested. He reminded people to not leave any keys in a vehicle to avoid making it an easy target for thieves.

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