TPD: Drug investigation lead to Monday raids, arrests

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- The Topeka Police Dept. served search warrants at two homes Monday in connection with drug investigations. The pair of raids occurred a day before a third one in east Topeka that netted three arrests.

On Wednesday morning, police identified the three people arrested Tuesday at the home in the 1700 SE Quincy Street. They did not release any information about the earlier raids until later in the afternoon.

In one of Monday raids, the narcotics investigation led investigators to a home in the 500 block of NE Fairchild Street, police said. In their search, officers reportedly discovered methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, a handgun, and cash.

At the time, Jaclyn Revelle was taken into custody, authorities say. She faces counts of possession of meth with intent to sell as well as possession of drug paraphernalia. TPD added that they also plan to send charges to the District Attorney's Office in relation to Anthony Revelle for his alleged involvement in "illegal narcotics activity."

Monday's other raid happened in the 1400 block of NW Eugene Street and was also reportedly linked to a narcotics investigation. In that one, investigators allegedly found meth, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and cash.

Officers arrested Stephanie Markham in connection with the search. She faces counts of possession of meth with the intent to sell or distribute, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

A TPD spokesperson said the drug raids were not connected.

Then, on Tuesday, local and federal officials descended on a home in the 1700 block of SE Quincy Street. During that operation, Billie Bennett, Matt Teran, and Hassan Thomas were taken into custody.

Anyone with information about what goes on at these homes is asked to call the Topeka Police Narcotics Unit at 785-368-9030 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.


Stephanie Markham (Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office)
Jaclyn Revelle (Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office)