Police notes

Burglary reported

An aggravated burglary was reported Saturday in the 3100 block of North 124th, according to a social media post by the police chief.


A suspect allegedly entered the house, took a vehicle’s keys, ran into the garage door and fled on foot, according to the report.

Battery case reported


An aggravated domestic battery case was reported Saturday at 54th and Swartz Road, according to a social media post by the police chief.


As an officer was trying to take the suspect into custody, the suspect knocked the officer to the ground and tried to flee. The officer was holding on and was dragged by the suspect, according to the report. The officer had minor injuries. The suspect was found later with a handcuff on.

Choking case reported

A victim reported that her boyfriend had tried to choke her on Sunday, according to a social media note by the police chief.


According to the report, the victim had marks on her neck. Police took a suspect into custody.

KCK student named to dean’s list at Southeast Missouri State

Aalayah Norwood, Kansas City, Kansas, has been named to the dean’s list for academic achievement during the spring 2019 semester at Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Students on the dean’s list earned at least a 3.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, completed at least 12 hours of standard graded credit, had no grade below a B and received no failing grades in enrolled courses.

Flash flood watch goes into effect tonight

A flash flood watch is in effect Monday night through Tuesday night in Wyandotte County and the surrounding area. (National Weather Service graphic)
From 3 to 4 inches of rain could fall in Wyandotte County on Monday night and Tuesday during the day and evening. (National Weather Service graphic)
Wyandotte County is in an area of slight risk for severe weather on Monday night. (National Weather Service graphic)
On Tuesday, Wyandotte County will be in an area of slight risk for severe weather. (National Weather Service graphic)

With moderate to heavy rain expected Monday night into Tuesday, a flash flood watch will be in effect from 7 p.m. May 20 through 7 p.m. May 21, according to the National Weather Service.

From 1 to 2 inches of rain are possible on Monday night, and 1 to 2 inches more rain on Tuesday, according to the forecast. Rain is in the forecast for the rest of the week, also.

The already saturated ground plus the rain may mean that flash flooding may quickly develop both Monday night and again Tuesday afternoon, the weather service said. There is still uncertainty as to where the highest precipitation will be.

The weather service advises residents not to drive through flooded roadways, but to turn around and take another route.

A severe weather threat will return Monday night and Tuesday, according to the weather service. Monday night, there may be large hail, heavy rainfall and flash flooding.

Tuesday afternoon, there may be large hail, damaging winds, a few tornadoes, heavy rainfall and flash flooding, the weather service said.

Points along the Missouri River will remain in flood stage for many more days, if not weeks. The Missouri River at Parkville, which covers the Wyandotte County area, is currently below the minor flood stage, and is in the action stage.

Today, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mostly after 3 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 62 with an east northeast wind of 6 to 10 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is possible.

Tonight, there is a 100 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 57, according to the weather service. An east northeast wind of 16 mph may gust as high as 28 mph. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain are possible.

Tuesday, there is an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 70, the weather service said. An east southeast wind of 15 to 20 mph will gust as high as 29 mph. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain are possible.

Tuesday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 58 and a south wind of 13 to 16 mph, gusting as high as 25 mph, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be sunny with a high near 81 and a south southwest wind of 11 to 15 mph, gusting as high as 28 mph, the weather service said.

Wednesday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 67, according to the weather service. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Thursday, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 83, the weather service said.

Thursday night, it will be mostly cloudy with a low of 69, according to the weather service.

Friday, there is a 50 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 p.m.., the weather service said. The high will be near 78.

Friday night, there is an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 66.

Saturday, there is a 60 percent chance of showers with a high near 79, the weather service said.

Saturday night, there is a 70 percent chance of showers, with a low of 64, according to the weather service.

Sunday, there is a 50 percent chance of showers, with a high near 81, the weather service said.

For more weather information, visit www.weather.gov or listen to a weather radio.