Broken truck window


Eudora News and

Over the course of the last few weeks, residents in the Winchester Estates area were hit by a rash of  car windows being shot out.  During the first weekend in April, Eudora police received 16 separate reports of vandalism in the neighborhood. This was not the first wave of car vandalism. Eudora Police Chief Bill Edwards stated that 5 other reports came in the weekend prior to that.

Chief Edwards today announced that two suspects were arrested by officers on Friday and that the Department has filed affidavits with the Douglas County District Attorney for charges against two other suspects.  Edwards said  that they are not releasing the names of the four suspects as all four are juveniles.

Edwards credited the work of Officer Daniel Flick and Sergeant Tom Willis who investigated the case which led to the arrests and charges against the suspects.

In other Police Department news, Edwards said that Eudora Police and Eudora High School staff  with the assistance of the Shawnee Police Department K-9 Unit conducted a sweep of the High School locker areas on Friday looking for drug alerts.

“The dogs found nothing of significance and we were in and out of the school in less than an hour,” Edwards told us.

The search was conducted during the Noon hour on Friday.


photo courtesy the Eudora Area Historical Society

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Police are searching for an unknown number of suspects who vandalized the old Nottingham Elementary School over the weekend.

Eudora Police Sgt. Tom Willis stated that sometime between Friday evening and Monday morning, the building was entered by an unknown number of people and several former classrooms and bathrooms were either damaged or were spray painted with graffiti.

“School District officials are estimating the damage of the building at nearly $10,000,” Willis said.

Willis added that the Eudora Area Historical Society section of the building was not damaged by the culprits.

Currently, Eudora Police are working on identifying suspects in the case.

“Anyone with information should contact the Eudora Police Department,” Willis said.