August 29, 2015

Car strikes building, driver unhurt

Mark Taylor

submissions@gardnernews.com

An elderly man escaped injury after driving his car into an unoccupied building at New Century AirCenter this morning.

Tom Erickson, public information officer for the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, said the man, who had a medical …

Police seek truck’s driver as witness to deadly accident

Amy Cunningham

acunningham@gardnernews.com

Police are hoping to question the driver of a pickup truck as a possible witness to Wednesday evening’s collision on U.S. 56 Highway that took the lives of two Gardner residents.

The truck is described as a …

Sheriff’s deputy involved in shooting near Gardner

A Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a shooting near Gardner on Friday night.

The deputy responded to a report of an erratic driver at 151st Street and Edgerton Road around 7 p.m. on Oct. 22. The deputy …

Investigators hunt for human remains in Mission

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office deputies and crime scene investigators will continue draining ponds at an abandoned industrial site in Mission Road in a search for human remains.

Investigators began the search after receiving a tip early last week. Deputies have …

1 dead, 2 injured in car accident

A Gardner Edgerton High School student is dead and two adults are injured after an accident at 159th Street and Four Corners Road shortly after 6 p.m. in Gardner last night.

Sixteen-year-old Andrew Hurd of Gardner was killed after the …

Police find malnourished boy in arrested mom’s attic

DE SOTO – Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputies found a six year old boy in the attic of his mother’s house hours after her arrest on Aug. 17.  At approximately 5 p.m. on Aug. 17, deputies went to the home, located …

Sheriff’s Dept. seeks help identifying 3 men for questioning

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department is asking for assistance in identifying three men in a surveillance photo. The men are wanted for questioning in the use of stolen credit cards at three convenience stores in Olathe.

Johnson County Sheriff's Department