Police notes

Theft, aggravated assault reported on State Avenue

A suspect left a store at 4:12 a.m. July 31 in the 7000 block of State Avenue without paying for merchandise, according to a social media post by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

The suspect accelerated his vehicle at the victim as he attempted to request the stolen merchandise be returned, the report stated. There were no injuries.

Shooting reported on Minnesota Avenue

A victim was traveling in the 1300 block of Minnesota Avenue at 1:31 p.m. July 31 when he heard several shots, according to a social media post by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

His vehicle was struck, and there were no injuries, according to the report.

Victim cut with machete

A victim suffered cuts from a machete at 4:02 p.m. July 31 in the 1200 block of North 10th Street, according to a social media post by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

The suspect was taken into custody, the report stated. The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries, according to the report.

Vehicle stolen at gunpoint

A victim told police that he gave a ride to several individuals at 8 p.m. July 31 in the 2800 block of State Avenue, according to a social media post by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

One of the individuals brandished a firearm and demanded his vehicle, the report stated. There were no injuries.

Early voting in person offered today

Early voting in person is offered today, Aug. 1, at three sites in Wyandotte County.

The primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 4. Advance voting has been offered since July 21, and continues Saturday at three locations.

Registered voters also may vote on Election Day, Tuesday, Aug. 4, at their assigned polling places.

Remaining advance in-person voting schedule:

• Election Office, 850 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1; and 8 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 3.


• Joe Amayo-Argentine Community Center, 2810 Metropolitan Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1.

• Eisenhower Recreation Center, 2901 N. 72nd St., Kansas City, Kansas, 10 .a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1.


The polls also will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Election Day, Tuesday, Aug. 4. Voters must go to their assigned polling places on Election Day.

Also, mail-in ballots that have already been requested by the voters may be filled out and mailed back, or the completed mail-in ballots may be dropped off to any polling place in Wyandotte County on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ballots that are in the mail should have a postmark on them of Tuesday, Aug. 4, or earlier. The deadline for requesting a mail ballot has already passed, and was last Tuesday.

More details about voting in this election are at http://www.wyandottedaily.com/youth-helping-out-with-elections-this-year/.


Stories about Election 2020 are found under the category tab “Election 2020” or at http://www.wyandottedaily.com/tag/election-2020/ and at http://www.wyandottedaily.com/voters-guide-for-2020-primary-election/.

Two candidate forums are online and also are being shown on the KCKCC cable television channel. To see more information, visit http://www.wyandottedaily.com/candidate-forums-to-be-shown-on-cable-tv-and-online/.

Visit the Voter View site to find out whether you are registered to vote and where your polling place is, https://myvoteinfo.voteks.org/voterview.

For more election information, visit the Wyandotte County Election Office website ahttps://wycovotes.org/.