February 9, 2016

Authorities identify human remains found south of Gardner last spring

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Police have positively identified remains found south of Gardner last spring. According to the Olathe Police Department, the skeletal remains belong to Ryan A. Bradley, a 23-year-oldOlathe man who was reported missing on Oct. 9, 2011. According to a press release, Olathe police officers dedicated significant resources to finding Ryan after his Continue Reading

Olathe police find missing man

Olathe police announced that Quinlin James Beaird was located safe and alive in Olathe today. Olathe police were searching for the 19-year-old resident reported missing by his roommates on Feb. 11. Quinlan James Beaird,  Olathe, made suicidal statements to friend during a text conversation on Feb. 9.

DUI checkpoint set for Sept. 21

The Olathe Police Department will conduct a DUI Check Lane from 11 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21. During the course of this check lane, all motorists in the designated area will be stopped and contacted in an effort to look for signs of impairment. Those drivers who are in violation of the Continue Reading

Gardner man charged with trying to hire a hit man

A Gardner man was charged with hiring a hit man to kill his ex-wife this morning. Rheuben Clifford Johnson, III, Gardner, is now in Johnson County jail on $1 million bond. According to Johnson County Attorney Steve Howe, the charges stem from a May 18 incident in Olathe. Olathe Police Department arrested Johnson on Tuesday Continue Reading