February 5, 2016

Sticky: Officer-involved shooting investigation continues

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com An investigation into the officer-involved fatal shooting of Deanne Choate, Gardner, continues. According to a press release from Olathe Police Sgt. Bryan Hill, however, evidence suggests that Choate failed to follow officers’ verbal commands about a handgun and officers fired their weapons striking her, Hill serves as spokesperson for the Officer-Involved Shooting Continue Reading

Gardner duo shot, arrested following Wichita-area car chase

A Gardner man is in critical condition after allegedly shooting at a Sedgwick County Sheriff’s deputy being shot by a Kansas state trooper in Sedgwick County March 11. The 33-year-old sheriff’s deputy has been upgraded to fair condition following surgery on Monday. Jason C. Perez, 35 of Gardner, is in serious condition. His companion during Continue Reading

Sheriff’s office investigates Olathe officer-involved shooting

County authorities are investing the shooting death in Olathe of 46-year-old Matthew White this morning. A Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputy is on leave of absence pending the outcome of the investigation. Deputies noticed a vehicle facing the wrong way on Buchanan Street in Olathe at about 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13. When a deputy stopped to Continue Reading