Topeka Police Department

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KNSS News
October 27, 2019 - 7:25 pm
A 46-year-old man is facing several charges after stealing a piece of heavy equipment and driving it through several Topeka yards. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the man stole the construction equipment early Sunday morning and drove it through several yards in northeast Topeka. Topeka police...
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Amy Webb
September 02, 2019 - 10:30 pm
The Topeka Police Dept. has located their person of interest in the Sunday night stabbing that left one man dead. Andrew Timothy Evans was taken into custody without incident on Monday. It has not been indicated if Evans has been arrested at this stage of the investigation, but further updates are...
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November 24, 2018 - 10:12 am
Authorities say a man walked up to the Topeka police headquarters and threw a rock through the glass front door. Police say an officer working the front desk heard the glass break about 10 p.m. Friday and thought the person had shot through the door. An emergency call drew officers from several...
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October 19, 2018 - 1:53 am
The Topeka Police Department is looking to the public for information regarding a burglary at a local Dairy Queen. At about 5 a.m. Thursday morning, police responded to a burglary report at the Topeka Dairy Queen at 2230 S.W. 29th street. Taken from the fast food restaurant was a vacuum and a cake...
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August 11, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Authorities say a Topeka police officer suffered minor injuries when he was bitten by a man he was trying to take into custody. According to reports the incident happened Friday afternoon when police were called for a man refusing to leave another person's apartment. Shortly after the first...
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Dreamstime
May 27, 2018 - 7:53 pm
A tweet from the Topeka Police Department about a shoplifter who dropped their phone at the Wanamaker street Best Buy gathered hundreds of likes and shares when it posted Saturday night. According to Lieutenant Jerry Monasmith of the Topeka Police Department, the tweet was sent into the land of...
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May 19, 2018 - 11:30 am
A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for a drive-by shooting in Topeka that killed man who had been linked to an earlier fatal shooting. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Cortez Tyrell Timley must serve at least 25 years in prison before being eligible for parole. He was...
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Ted Woodward
February 07, 2018 - 1:30 pm
A suspect wanted by the Topeka Police Department was arrested Tuesday afternoon in the southeast part of Wichita. The 49-year-old man was arrested on a shoplifting charge at Harry & Edgemoor; he was the suspect in a chase last week that ended up in a wrong-way crash on I-470 in Topeka. He was...
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Dreamstime
February 04, 2018 - 1:58 am
Police say they've arrested a man who barged into the Topeka Police department wielding a machete and threatening officers. Television station WIBW reports that the man also announced in the station that he had a bomb. Police say the incident happened around 2 a.m. Saturday when the man entered the...
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Dreamstime
July 27, 2017 - 4:03 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - Police in Topeka are investigating after a man was reportedly thrown naked from a moving vehicle in west Topeka. A watch commander with the Topeka Police Department told WIBW News the incident that happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the area of SW 21st and Kingsrow. The...
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