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KC NoVA (Kansas City’s No Violence Alliance) brings the community and law enforcement officials together to reduce violence. > MORE

Reducing Violent Crime

Individuals identified in social networks or groups associated with violent crime in Kansas City appeared Wednesday at the first “call-ins” held by the Kansas City No Violence Alliance (KC NoVA). Those attending were asked to help the community stop violence and were offered social services to help them. Capt. Joseph McHale, project manager for KC NoVA, said the call-ins were an important early step in the new effort to reduce violent crime in Kansas City: “Our goal is to get the message to the streets of Kansas City that violence must stop. Any new violence will become the focus of KC NoVA.” > MORE


Man charged in stealing police vehicle
A homeless Kansas City man has been charged in connection with stealing a police vehicle Tuesday night before he abandoned the vehicle near Pattonsburg, Mo., Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Joshua W. Boyd, dob: 4/12/1984, faces Robbery 2nd Degree and Resisting a Lawful Stop. > MORE

Man charged in killing of two in January
An 18-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with multiple felonies in connection with the killings of Rollonn Gordon and Deon Drew, who were found Jan. 14, 2014, shot in a vehicle stopped at Blue Parkway and Hardesty, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Ra’mond Taylor, dob: 10/28/1995, faces two counts of Murder 2nd Degree, three counts of Armed Criminal Action and one count of Unlawful Use of a Weapon. > MORE

KC man sentenced in child sex case
Curtis A. Johnson, 47, of Kansas City, was sentenced today to 12 years in prison for sexual assaults of a 6-year-old girl, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced.

Johnson pleaded guilty to two counts of Statutory Sodomy in the First Degree. He was sentenced to 12 years in prison on each count and the sentences will run concurrently. Johnson was charged in August 2012 after the mother of a 6-year-old girl said the girl disclosed to her that > MORE

'Teflon Man' Convicted In Jackson County
The Kansas City Star had nicknamed Marlyn L. Standifer the “Teflon man” because he’d beat murder charges three times due to witnesses who refused to testify or were killed before trial. The Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office, a special prosecutor, the Attorney General of Missouri and the U.S. Attorney had all attempted to convict Standifer, 26, of violent acts in our community since 2004.

After trial, a Jackson County jury convicted Standifer of five felony counts in connection with a violent home attempted armed robbery. > MORE

Murder charge filed in June homicide
A 24-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in connection with the June 14 fatal shooting of Christopher Mondaine in a parking lot near 6th and Grand Avenue, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today. Clarence L. Henderson, dob: 2/14/1990, faces Murder 2nd Degree, two counts of Armed Criminal Action and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.*

According to court records, officers found the 26-year-old victim shot in the back just outside his vehicle on the evening of June 14 in the 600 block of Grand Avenue in Downtown Kansas City. Witnesses said Clarence Henderson was in another vehicle in the parking lot when the victim arrived. > MORE



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