Each month unsolved cases, some recent, some cold, are highlighted in this section. Any tip leading to an arrest in any of these cases will be eligible for a cash reward. In some of these cases additional rewards have been put up through the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission. The reward amount for each shows the total rewards available for each case. If you have any information on one of these cases call Crime Stoppers at 816-474-TIPS locally or 1-800-222-TIPS from outside the Kansas City area, or you may email an anonymous tip by clicking on the “Give A Tip” icon.
Frank Locklear Homicide
July 02, 2011
The Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline and Kansas City, Kansas Police Department are requesting information regarding the July 2, 2011 homicide of Frank Delano Locklear at 800 Miami in Kansas City, Kansas. Mr. Locklear was burned over 97% of his body apparently as a result of a confrontation involving two suspects and died later that evening.
A supplemental reward contribution has been made by the sisters of the victim, Mrs. Debbie Cain and Mrs. Therese Kohlmeyer, in the amount of $500.00 bringing the total possible reward up to $1,500.00 for information leading to an arrest and/or charges in the case.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers Greater Kansas City TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477), TIPS may also be submitted electronically at KCcrimestoppers.com, or via our P3Tips mobile ap. Information leading to an arrest or filing of charges in the case could be eligible for up to $1,500.00 in reward money.
Exiquio Martinez Homicide
July 06, 2010
The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department and Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline continue to request information from the community in regard to the July 6, 2010 homicide of Exiquio Martinez. Mr. Martinez was shot at 25th and Myrtle in Kansas City, Missouri more than one year ago and later died at an area hospital. TIPS have been received to the 816-474-TIPS Hotline in regard to the case however additional information is needed.
A second victim was discovered by police and was able to provide some information about the crime. Both victims were standing near Mr. Martinez’s truck when three black males approached them from the west. One of the black males produced a handgun and pointed it at Mr. Martinez’s stomach. The second victim grabbed the gun and several shots were fired. Mr. Martinez attempted to run across the street and was shot by one of the other black males. All three suspects then ran west bound on 25th Street fleeing the scene.
A recent additional contribution of $1,500.00 from the family and friends of Mr. Martinez has been received bringing the current possible reward amount to $6,000.00.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers Greater Kansas City TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477), TIPS may also be submitted electronically at KCcrimestoppers.com, or via our P3Tips mobile ap. Information leading to an arrest or filing of charges in the case could be eligible for up to $6,000.00 in reward money.
John Valdivia Homicide
February 14, 2010
***REWARD INCREASED TO A POSSIBLE $20,000.00***
The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department and the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline are requesting assistance from the public in identifying those responsible for the homicide of John Valdivia on February 14, 2010 in the 1700 block of Richmond Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.
A recent reward increase added by Lupe Rennau, mother of the victim, has brought the total possible reward up to $20,000.00.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers Greater Kansas City TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477), TIPS may also be submitted electronically at KCcrimestoppers.com, or via our P3Tips mobile ap. Information leading to an arrest or filing of charges in the case could be eligible for up to $20,000.00 in reward money.
Wes Binder Homicide
December 07, 2009
On December 7, 2009 Wesley B. Binder was found near his home at 60th Terrace and Hunter in Raytown, Missouri. Family and friends have contributed an additional $3,500.00 to the reward fund bringing the total possible reward up to $4,500.00 for information leading to an arrest in the case.
Edward Falke Homicide (Hit and Run)
October 10, 2009
On 10/10/2009, Edward Falke was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle in the 300 block of SW 15th Street in Oak Grove, Missouri.
While TIPS on the incident have been received additional information is still needed to help solve the case. A current reward of up to $20,025.00 is available for information leading to an arrest in the case.
CARLETON TEMPLE HOMICIDESTATUS
August 09, 2009
This year marked the 10th anniversary of the homicide of Carleton Temple. Crime Stoppers and the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department continue to solicit TIPS in the case and up to an $34,000 dollar reward has been posted for information leading to an arrest.
The homicide occurred in the 6600 block of Monroe at approximately 4:30AM on August 9, 2009. Carleton was found shot to death in the driver`s seat of a white Cadillac with the engine still running as the vehicle rested against a parked vehicle.
Mr. Temple was a friend, brother and father and the family has continued to work for justice in the case.
All information to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and approved TIPS are paid in cash. Call, text or web submit your information in this case.
Jose Moreno Homicide
May 25, 2008
On May 25th of 2008 an off duty Kansas City, Kansas police officer was working at the Brass Ring at 57th and State when a patron began causing a disturbance. The officer escorted the man outside where he entered his truck. The truck was a red 1990’s Ford F150 similar to the one shown in the photo. As the man drove from the parking lot he fired several shots at the officer. All of those shots missed but one struck a bar patron, 30 year-old Jose Moreno, who died from his wound. The officer and witnesses described the suspect as a Hispanic male, 24-29 years old, 5’6” to 5’9” and 150 to 160 lbs. He had tattoos on both forearms of unknown words in “Old English” type script. Police developed a sketch from the witness descriptions. Witnesses said the suspect had also been seen around the Oasis and Barcelona bars in KCMO. Call Crime Stoppers if you think you know who he is.
Jeff Rogers HomicideSTATUS
April 09, 2008
Kansas City, MO --- The family of Kansas City, Kansas murder victim Jeff Rogers have added $4,000 to the reward for information leading to an arrest in his killing. Additionally, the State of Kansas has posted a $5,000 reward in the case making the total possible reward $9,000.
Just after midnight on April 9, 2008 Jeff Rogers, 25, called 9-1-1 from his home in the 8400 block of Tauromee in Kansas City, Kansas to report he had been shot and stabbed. When officers arrived they found him suffering from several gunshot and knife wounds. He was able to tell police that four or five white males had broken into his home then beat, shot and stabbed him. He died a short time later at a hospital.
Anyone with information on this murder is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 816-474-TIPS. All calls are handled anonymously and the reward will be paid in cash to any tip leading to an arrest.
JOSE MACIAS HOMICIDE
March 28, 2008
GREATER KANSAS CITY CRIME STOPPERS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 28, 2017
FROM: Det. Kevin Boehm, Crime Stoppers Coordinator
SUBJECT: 2008 Kansas City, Kansas Homicide – Jose Macias
KANSAS CITY, MO --- The Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline and the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department continue to seek information on the 9th anniversary of the homicide of Jose Macias which occurred at 13th and Ridge in Kansas City, Kansas on March 28, 2008.
The case remains unsolved to date and reward contributions in the case have the total possible reward up to $3,500.00.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers Greater Kansas City TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477), TIPS may also be submitted electronically at www.KCcrimestoppers.com, or by downloading our NEW mobile app, P3TIPS, on Google Play or the Apple iOS stores for FREE. Information leading to an arrest and/or filing of charges could be eligible for up to $3,500.00 in reward money. ALL INFORMATION IS ANONYMOUS.
Tammy Cochran (Hopper) Homicide
March 05, 2008
On March 5th, 2008 at approximately 10:30 a.m., the body of Tammy K. Cochran (Hopper), WF, was discovered near the Cedar Creek boat ramp located at 8255 S. Gardner Road. The victim’s body had been burned. The victim has been reported to be in multiple cities throughout the Kansas City Metropolitan area. The victim was last seen wearing a light green shirt, black shoes, blue jeans with some type of design on the back pockets and a dark blue or black jacket with a fuzzy collar. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477). A reward of up to $18,000 is available for information leading to an arrest.