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The Topeka Capital-Journal
update for Aug. 16, 201733, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulan
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
33, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulant, 8/15. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 400 blk. S.W. 33rd, burglary, 3:27 a.m. 8/14. 500 blk. S.W. Polk, criminal possession of a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man transported to hospital after two-vehicle crash on I-70 in East TopekaThey also were wearing seat belts, KHP said. Both vehicles were towed from the
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
They also were wearing seat belts, KHP said. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. The Kansas Highway Patrol and the Topeka Police Department investigated the crash. At least seven law enforcement vehicles responded to the scene. Traffic was... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
One transported to hospital after multiple-vehicle crash on I-70 in East Topekahighway. Frisby said he believed the driver was the only occupant in the passe
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
highway. Frisby said he believed the driver was the only occupant in the passenger car. The Kansas Highway Patrol and the Topeka Police Department are working the crash. At least seven law enforcement vehicles responded to the scene. Traffic is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Local, state agencies in Kansas prepare for thousands of visitors during eclipsesure it will be a very entertaining event with no issues. That said, we prepare
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
sure it will be a very entertaining event with no issues. That said, we prepared for the worst and hope for the best.” The Topeka Police Department said it’s not taking any extra precautions at this point. Tips for safely experiencing the eclipse... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Local, state agencies prepare for thousands of visitors during eclipsesure it will be a very entertaining event with no issues. That said, we prepare
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
sure it will be a very entertaining event with no issues. That said, we prepared for the worst and hope for the best.” The Topeka Police Department said it’s not taking any extra precautions at this point. Tips for safely experiencing the eclipse... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
update for Aug. 15, 20175:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 8/8. 8900 blk. N.W. Capper Road, criminal threat, 10:50-11
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
5:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 8/8. 8900 blk. N.W. Capper Road, criminal threat, 10:50-11:15 p.m. 8/12. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 200 blk. N.E. Chandler, criminal damage to property valued at more than $1,000, 8 p.m. 8/12. 300... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for August 11, 201726, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulan
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
26, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulant, 8/10. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 1100 blk. S.W. Wanamaker, criminal possession of a firearm by a felon, 10:15-10:45 a.m.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Neighbors near new Jardine campus express traffic concernssoon. In general, McCarthy said, she hopes the traffic flow around the campus
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
soon. In general, McCarthy said, she hopes the traffic flow around the campus is closely evaluated by USD 501 and the Topeka Police Department. “They need to have people monitoring it the first few weeks of school,” she said. “They need to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka’s New Mount Zion offers up free haircuts to students heading back to schoolthe hall. In the middle portion of the hall were informational tables manned b
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
the hall. In the middle portion of the hall were informational tables manned by representatives from groups including the Topeka Police Department, the Kansas Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, Boys and Girls Clubs of Topeka, Grace... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
New Mount Zion offers up free haircuts to students heading back to schoolthe hall. In the middle portion of the hall were informational tables manned b
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
the hall. In the middle portion of the hall were informational tables manned by representatives from groups including the Topeka Police Department, the Kansas Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, Boys and Girls Clubs of Topeka, Grace... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Woman suffers minor injuries after being thrown or falling out of vehicle in S.E. TopekaWednesday at S.E. 5th and Leland. The incident, which was reported shortly bef
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Wednesday at S.E. 5th and Leland. The incident, which was reported shortly before 2 p.m., was domestic related, said a Topeka Police Department officer at the scene who declined to be identified by his full name. TPD policy only requires an... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for August 4, 201744, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulan
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
44, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic drug and/or stimulant, 8/3. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 4800 blk. S.W. 17th, burglary, 8 a.m. 6/2-2:30 p.m. 6/5. 500 blk. N.E. Wilson Ave., theft of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Record 85 Shawnee County neighborhoods to take part in National Night Out on Saturdayis passionate about mentoring and coaching youth at the YMCA. “That carries ove
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
is passionate about mentoring and coaching youth at the YMCA. “That carries over to life.” Safe Streets is joined by the Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office, Westar Energy and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Record 85 Shawnee County neighborhoods to take part in National Night Out on Saturdayis passionate about mentoring and coaching youth at the YMCA. “That carries ove
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
is passionate about mentoring and coaching youth at the YMCA. “That carries over to life.” Safe Streets is joined by the Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office, Westar Energy and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
J Extra Calendar for Topeka and area events, Aug. 2-8, 2017County neighborhoods are encouraged to host individual events. Coordinated thro
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
County neighborhoods are encouraged to host individual events. Coordinated through Safe Streets, in partnership with the Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office. Information:... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Explosive device found in mailbox in Montara neighborhood safely removedby a United States Postal Service letter carrier. The device was safely collec
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
by a United States Postal Service letter carrier. The device was safely collected and disposed of with assistance from the Topeka Police Department and Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority bomb technicians. Authorities determined it was a homemade... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Craigslist transaction gone bad: Teen robbed of clothing, cell phone in East Topekasaid police have a “safe exchange zone” for transactions such as the one that l
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
said police have a “safe exchange zone” for transactions such as the one that led to the robbery in the front lobby of the Topeka Police Department, 320 S. Kansas Ave. Anyone with information about the robbery may call police detectives at (785)... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
update for July 30, 2017Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 1000 blk. of S.W. Topek
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 1000 blk. of S.W. Topeka, aggravated assault, 11:45-11:50 7/27. 1100 blk. of S.W. Woodward, theft of property or services valued at more than $1,000, 10:30 p.m. 7/27-6 a.m. 7/28. 1800 blk. of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
This is why more than 2,200 Kansas sexual assault kits haven’t been tested yetkits from 86 law enforcement agencies, the oldest of which was collected in 198
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
kits from 86 law enforcement agencies, the oldest of which was collected in 1989. Five were from Shawnee County. The Topeka Police Department investigated 36 rape reports in 2016, Topeka police Cpt. Bryan Wheeles said. Of those, 30 resulted... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
2017 primary mayoral candidate: Mark WeiserProperty Crime to Murder is of great concern to the average citizen here in our
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Property Crime to Murder is of great concern to the average citizen here in our City. I would like to implement with the Topeka Police Department a more visceral approach in Community Policing. Having officers walk beats in high crime areas and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
update for July 29, 2016with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic/certain stimulant and identity theft,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic/certain stimulant and identity theft, 7/28. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 600 blk. of N.W. Lyman, burglary, 9 a.m. 7/26-12:15 p.m. 7/27. 900 blk. of S.W. Watson, burglary,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Joe Irwin’s sister speaks up about brother who died nude and unresponsive on the streetsalso assumes Joe was thrown from a moving vehicle, which led to his injuries.
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
also assumes Joe was thrown from a moving vehicle, which led to his injuries. However, none of this is confirmed, as the Topeka Police Department was not reachable for further updates. There are currently no funeral arrangements set, but Marissa... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Police in California, Kansas probe deaths of couple’s babiesinto the death of the couple's six-month-old baby in Topeka in 2015. Kagay sai
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 18 days ago
into the death of the couple's six-month-old baby in Topeka in 2015. Kagay said his office is cooperating with the Topeka Police Department and authorities in California to determine to if the two deaths are connected. Court documents... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Ensuring responsibility by Topeka police officers a key role for Lt. Shane Hilton, Sgt. Ruben Salamancapublic’s trust in the capital city’s police officers is a top priority for Lt.
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
public’s trust in the capital city’s police officers is a top priority for Lt. Shane Hilton and Sgt. Ruben Salamanca of the Topeka Police Department’s professional standards unit, or PSU. “We take pride in serving the public in what we do,” said... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Police in California Kansas probe deaths of couple's babiesinto the death of the couple's six-month-old baby in Topeka in 2015. Kagay sai
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 20 days ago
into the death of the couple's six-month-old baby in Topeka in 2015. Kagay said his office is cooperating with the Topeka Police Department and authorities in California to determine to if the two deaths are connected. Court documents... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
update for July 26, 2017hallucinogens, 7/25. Taylor Renee Hollis, 21, in connection with identity thef
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
hallucinogens, 7/25. Taylor Renee Hollis, 21, in connection with identity theft, 7/25. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 400 blk. S.W. 34th, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, 8:51-9:50 p.m. 7/22. 600... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
J Extra Calendar for Topeka and area events, July 26-Aug. 1, 2017County, neighborhoods are encouraged to host individual events. Coordinated thr
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
County, neighborhoods are encouraged to host individual events. Coordinated through Safe Streets, in partnership with the Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office. Information:... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Mayoral candidates discuss range of issues facing city of Topeka during Monday forumthe mayor, we do not make public statements or come out strongly against this,”
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
the mayor, we do not make public statements or come out strongly against this,” Duncan said. Schultz said he believed the Topeka Police Department is doing their best with the resources available and that citizens have a responsibility to support... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
WATCH: Topeka woman fights pest with fire, torches more than buginvestigator was called to the scene to determine the official cause of the bla
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
investigator was called to the scene to determine the official cause of the blaze. Other agencies on scene including the Topeka Police Department, Westar Energy, Kansas Gas Service and the Kansas Chapter of the American Red Cross. This story is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
update for July 22, 2017Wayne Montague II, 27, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Wayne Montague II, 27, in connection with possession of opiate/opium/narcotic, 7/21. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 300 blk. of S.E. Liberty, possession of opiate/opium/narcotic/certain stimulant,5-5:20 a.m.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
A Topeka man has a pocket-sized card he wants to give every law enforcement officer in the countryUnited States,” said Dow, a Korean War veteran. “And it’s happening.” He said
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
United States,” said Dow, a Korean War veteran. “And it’s happening.” He said he has handed out 300 of the cards to the Topeka Police Department, 250 to the Topeka Fire Department, 200 to the Kansas Highway Patrol and 125 to the Shawnee County... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for July 21, 2017Randell Thompson, 30, in connection with aggravated assault and aggravated robb
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Randell Thompson, 30, in connection with aggravated assault and aggravated robbery, 7/20. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 300 blk. S.W. 32nd Terrace, burglary, 6 p.m. 7/15-9 a.m. 7/17. 300 blk. S.E. Liberty, possession... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka domestic dispute leaves woman with broken jaw, man with gunshot wound; both jailedleft one woman with a broken jaw, a man with a gunshot wound to the leg, and bo
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
left one woman with a broken jaw, a man with a gunshot wound to the leg, and both of them booked into Shawnee County Jail. Topeka Police Department officials said in a news release early Friday they were called at 8:40 p.m. Thursday to the 1700... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
One man arrested after armed robbery at downtown Topeka McDonald’shis face, police said. There were no injuries reported during the robbery. Th
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
his face, police said. There were no injuries reported during the robbery. This investigation is ongoing. If you have any information relating to this crime, please call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-00... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka Police respond to armed robbery call at McDonald’s Wednesday nightto not be involved. There were no injuries reported during the robbery. This
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
to not be involved. There were no injuries reported during the robbery. This investigation is ongoing. If you have any information relating to this crime, please call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Oakland house fire does $21,000 in damage; cause undetermineddollar loss was $20,000 in structural loss and $1,000 in contents loss. In add
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
dollar loss was $20,000 in structural loss and $1,000 in contents loss. In addition to the fire department, the Topeka Police Department, Kansas Gas Service, Westar Energy and the Kansas Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
update for July 16, 2017drug/stimulant, 7/15. Kelley Daniel Adams, 26, in connection with forgery, 7/1
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted a month ago
drug/stimulant, 7/15. Kelley Daniel Adams, 26, in connection with forgery, 7/15. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 300 blk. of N.W. Waite, possession of methamphetamine, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 7/12. 600 blk. of N.W. St.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
More than 1,000 police officers underwent human trafficking training in last fiscal yearOfficers with the Topeka Police Department and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Off
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted a month ago
Officers with the Topeka Police Department and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office have undergone training to identify and respond to human trafficking. In the last fiscal year which ended June 30, more than 1,000 Kansas police officers underwent... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
update for July 15, 20177/14. David Allen Fox Jr., 35, in connection with aggravated battery, 7/14. F
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
7/14. David Allen Fox Jr., 35, in connection with aggravated battery, 7/14. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 500 blk. of S.W. 17th, criminal possession of weapons by a felon, noon 7/11. 700 blk. of S.E.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls — update for July 14, 201741, in connection with possession of opiates/opium/narcotic drugs and/or stimul
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
41, in connection with possession of opiates/opium/narcotic drugs and/or stimulants, 7/13. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 5900 blk. S.W. 23rd Terrace, burglary, criminal damage to property, 12:50-1:10 a.m. 7/13. 3700... Read more
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