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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County agrees to lease tower space to internet providercounty’s 911 fund per year. The company conducted a structural analysis of the
Shawnee County agrees to lease tower space to internet provider
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
county’s 911 fund per year. The company conducted a structural analysis of the to ensure it could support new equipment, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office Captain Lance Royer said. Mercury Wireless leases space on other county communication towers... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Law enforcement agencies seeing increase in number of vehicle burglaries in Topeka areainside the vehicles. In cases where keys are left inside cars, the thieves ste
Law enforcement agencies seeing increase in number of vehicle burglaries in Topeka area
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
inside the vehicles. In cases where keys are left inside cars, the thieves steal the vehicle, as well, McCarter said. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office sent out notices late last week on the same topic, warning people to take precautions with... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Pedestrian dies after being struck by two cars in 5300 block of S.W. Topeka Blvd.scene late Saturday night in the 5300 block of S.W. Topeka Blvd. The incident
Pedestrian dies after being struck by two cars in 5300 block of S.W. Topeka Blvd.
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
scene late Saturday night in the 5300 block of S.W. Topeka Blvd. The incident was reported at 10:15 p.m. Saturday. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office determined that Amanda L. Nicholas was struck by two vehicles traveling northbound. One... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Sheriff's deputies searching for driver after car hits motorcycleand possible occupants of a car fled Friday night after colliding with a motorc
Shawnee County Sheriff's deputies searching for driver after car hits motorcycle
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
and possible occupants of a car fled Friday night after colliding with a motorcycle near Forbes Field south of Topeka. Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were searching the area near S.W. Topeka and S.W. University boulevards, where the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls1:49-1:55 a.m. 9/21. 3300 blk. S.W. Eveningside Drive, burglary, 3 p.m. 9/20-8
Police calls
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
1:49-1:55 a.m. 9/21. 3300 blk. S.W. Eveningside Drive, burglary, 3 p.m. 9/20-8:15 a.m. 9/21. Felony cases reported to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. 6900 blk. S.W. Arborshaven Lane, burglary, 12:01 a.m. 8/23-10:34 a.m. 9/20. 4600 blk. S.E.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office warns of burglaries committed using garage door openersA series of burglaries around Lake Sherwood and other parts of Shawnee County h
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office warns of burglaries committed using garage door openers
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
A series of burglaries around Lake Sherwood and other parts of Shawnee County have followed a similar pattern. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office says criminals have broken into vehicles, stolen garage remotes and used them to burglarize garages... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Deputies warn of 'ever-increasing crime rates' in Lake Sherwood and county's northA series of burglaries around Lake Sherwood and other parts of Shawnee County h
Deputies warn of 'ever-increasing crime rates' in Lake Sherwood and county's north
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
A series of burglaries around Lake Sherwood and other parts of Shawnee County have followed a similar pattern. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office says criminals have broken into vehicles, stolen garage remotes and used them to burglarize garages... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office to conduct a sobriety check lane SaturdayThe Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a sobriety check lane on
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office to conduct a sobriety check lane Saturday
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a sobriety check lane on Saturday. Possible locations include S.E. 29th and Croco, N.E. Seward and K-4 highway, S.W. Topeka Blvd. and University, and N.W. 46th and US-75 highway. A specific... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Appellate court considers whether Shawnee Heights firefighter violated Fourth Amendmentzipped bag, opened it, and found the drugs and paraphernalia. Standing behind E
Appellate court considers whether Shawnee Heights firefighter violated Fourth Amendment
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
zipped bag, opened it, and found the drugs and paraphernalia. Standing behind Evans was Aaron Steinlage, a deputy with the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. Davenport was charged the next month with possession of an opiate, opium, narcotic or... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Campaign targets texting while driving, university fansdrivers followed by middle-aged; by gender, more women tended to be distracted,
Campaign targets texting while driving, university fans
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
drivers followed by middle-aged; by gender, more women tended to be distracted, she said. Sgt. Todd Stallbaumer said the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office supports any program to bring more attention to distracted driving issues, many of which... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Teen driver extricated after rolling car multiple times in northwest Topekain northwest Topeka. The teen was transported to a local hospital with injurie
Teen driver extricated after rolling car multiple times in northwest Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
in northwest Topeka. The teen was transported to a local hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, said Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office deputy Joe Forshee. There were two other occupants who refused treatment at the scene. The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sept. 15, 2016 updatestimulants, 9/14. Courtney Marie Huske, 19, in connection with aggravated assa
Sept. 15, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
stimulants, 9/14. Courtney Marie Huske, 19, in connection with aggravated assault, 9/14. Felony cases reported to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. 1900 blk. N.E. 62nd, burglary and theft of property or services valued at more than $1,000,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka man arrested in connection with Kwik Shop shooting in Augusta result of that shooting. The Kansas Apprehension Task Force is a multi-juris
Topeka man arrested in connection with Kwik Shop shooting in August
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
a result of that shooting. The Kansas Apprehension Task Force is a multi-jurisdictional fugitive task force comprised of the U.S. Marshals Service, Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, and the Kansas Department of Correct... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Car chase ends with suspect in custodyThe driver of a car identified as being stolen reached speeds around 90 mph in
Car chase ends with suspect in custody
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
The driver of a car identified as being stolen reached speeds around 90 mph in a chase with the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. The pursuit began around 10:25 p.m. Sunday at 21st and Washburn. The driver continued to 53rd and Gage, before heading... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sept. 8, 2016 updateburglary, 9/7. Elizabeth Ann Weekes, 31, in connection with identity theft and
Sept. 8, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
burglary, 9/7. Elizabeth Ann Weekes, 31, in connection with identity theft and forgery, 9/7. Felony cases reported to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. N.W. US Highway 24 and Menoken Road, aggravated assault, 2:40-3:45 p.m. 9/4. 1500 blk.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Suspected stolen vehicle leads police on hunt Wednesday in East Topekaeach other — some going east on S.E. 21st while others were headed west, for ex
Suspected stolen vehicle leads police on hunt Wednesday in East Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
each other — some going east on S.E. 21st while others were headed west, for example. The Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Kansas Highway Patrol all had units in the area. At no time while he was in the area did... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Suspected stolen truck leads police on hunt Wednesday in East Topekaeach other — some going east on S.E. 21st while others were headed west, for ex
Suspected stolen truck leads police on hunt Wednesday in East Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
each other — some going east on S.E. 21st while others were headed west, for example. The Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Kansas Highway Patrol all had units in the area. The search appeared to have been... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Husband and wife injured in Monday motorcycle crash northeast of Topeka identifiedwho were injured late Monday morning in a motorcycle crash just northeast of To
Husband and wife injured in Monday motorcycle crash northeast of Topeka identified
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
who were injured late Monday morning in a motorcycle crash just northeast of Topeka were identified Tuesday morning by the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. Timothy High and Lynda High, both of Topeka, were the individuals involved in the crash,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Driver of minivan uninjured after mistakenly driving vehicle into Lake Shawneenear the yacht club on the west side of the lake. It was completely submerged a
Driver of minivan uninjured after mistakenly driving vehicle into Lake Shawnee
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
near the yacht club on the west side of the lake. It was completely submerged and wasn’t visible from the shore. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver as Thomas McGowan Jr., of Topeka. McGowan was attempting to turn around... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
KBI: Two children sought in Amber Alert were with father, who had custodysurfaced that the children and their father might be at the courthouse, officer
KBI: Two children sought in Amber Alert were with father, who had custody
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
surfaced that the children and their father might be at the courthouse, officers from the Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, the Kansas Highway Patrol and the KBI descended on the courthouse, where the children were... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sheriff's office warns public about phone scammers impersonating law enforcementThe Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about phone scams whe
Sheriff's office warns public about phone scammers impersonating law enforcement
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about phone scams where callers identify themselves as local law enforcement officers or personnel with the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office. The callers ask for financial... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls - August 25, 2016 updateidentity theft, possession of stolen property valued at more than $1,000 and fo
Police calls - August 25, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
identity theft, possession of stolen property valued at more than $1,000 and forgery, 8/24. Felony cases reported to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. 400 blk. N.W. 48th Terrace, aggravated burglary and burglary, 10:30 p.m. 8/21-4 a.m.... Read more
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