Car Stolen at Gunpoint, Located Nearby

Press Release

For Release: 06-23-17

Prepared By: Captain Dyon Harper

Car Stolen at Gunpoint, Located Nearby

Raytown, MO –Police were called to the area of 87 Street and James A. Reed on Friday afternoon, 06-23-17, at about 4:25 p.m., for a carjacking. The vehicle owner explained that, prior to the carjacking, he and two other adults met another male, somewhat known to them, at a parking lot in Kansas City, Missouri, for an unknown transaction. Minutes later, the three occupants of the vehicle met the suspect at a gas station at 87 Street and James A. Reed. 

The suspect produced a gun and demanded the victim’s car. The three occupants ran away, while the suspect took the victim’s vehicle. The vehicle was located only blocks away. No shots were fired and nobody was injured. The suspect was not located. The suspect was described as a light complected black male in his early 20’s, who was wearing all blue clothing. 

An investigation is underway. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, at 816-474-8477 (TIPS.)

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June 23, 2017 Incident Reports

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June 21, 2017 Incident Reports

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Police Seek Information on Two Series of Property Damage

Press Release

For Release: 06-20-17

Prepared By: Captain Dyon Harper

Police Seek Information on Two Series of Property Damage

Raytown, MO –Police are seeking information on two series of property damage, in which vehicles were damaged.

The first series occurred in and around the area of the apartments in the 8600 block of Utopia. Those incidents occurred overnight from 06-12-17 to the early morning of 06-13-17. Approximately 14 separate reports were made, in which vehicle windows were broken. In some cases, items were stolen from the vehicles.

One witness described the suspect as a black male, approximately 18-19 years old, large build, with short dark hair. He was wearing a black hoodie with a lime green Nike logo on the front, dark pants, and black shoes.

The second series occurred south of 79 Street, with most near the area of 84 Street and Booth. Those incidents occurred from 06-16-17 to 06-18-17. Approximately 13 separate reports were made, in which vehicle windows were broken or painted with spray paint. In some cases, items were stolen from the vehicles.

A neighbor in the second series saw two white male juveniles in the area carrying paint cans in their hands. The first juvenile was approximately 14-15 years of age, approximately 5’8″ tall, heavy set with long curly dirty blonde hair wearing a t-shirt and jeans. The second juvenile was described as 14-15 years of age, approximately 5’8″ tall with a thin build, short hair and dressed in a t-shirt and jeans.  Each was carrying a spray paint can.

An investigation is underway. Police are asking anyone that sees anything suspicious, especially someone with a spray paint can, to call the police immediately at either 9-1-1, or 816-737-6020. Anyone with information about any of the incidents is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, at 816-474-8477 (TIPS.)

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Man Robs Woman of Car at Gunpoint

Press Release

For Release: 06-20-17

Prepared By: Captain Dyon Harper

Man Robs Woman of Car at Gunpoint

Raytown, MO –Police were called to a church parking lot in the 9500 block of East 59 Street on Monday evening, 06-19-17, at about 7:50 p.m. The call was regarding a woman who had been robbed of her car at gunpoint. Officers arrived and contacted the adult female victim, who said that she was confronted in the parking lot by a white male. The male produced a gun and demanded the victim’s purse and vehicle, a gold Buick Rendezvous. The suspect left the lot in the Buick, with the purse, westbound on 59th Street.

The man was further described as being around 30 years old, bald, with no facial hair. He may have had a scar on his face. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

The victim was uninjured and an investigation is underway.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, at 816-474-8477 (TIPS.)

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