Car stop leads to manhunt near Topeka

By: ei
By: ei

Over 100 pounds of marijuana was seized on I-70 just west of Topeka.

A traffic stop by the Kansas Highway Patrol of a pickup with two men led eventually to a manhunt. While the driver was being questioned, the passenger took off into nearby trees.

Kansas Highway Patrol used its helicopter along with K-9 dogs. Shawnee County Sheriff also helped in setting up a perimeter around the area they believed the man to be.

At around 8:40am K-9 dog spotted the runaway passenger and was taken to St. Francis Hospital for a dog bite before being booked into the Shawnee County Jail.

119 pounds of marijuana was found in the truck.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 11858796 -
Gray Television, Inc.