Two Arrested For Burglary To "The Office"

Topeka Police say burglars broke out a window at The Office Lounge, near 8th and Jackson, sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning. An unrelated home burglary call Monday led them to the suspects.

John Appelhans and Luke Domme

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Two men are behind bars accused of stealing liquor and beer signs from a downtown bar. Officers caught up with them when they were reported as victims themselves.

Topeka Police say burglars broke out a window at The Office Lounge, near 8th and Jackson, sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning. They took about a $1,000 worth of alcohol, plus two neon signs valued at a total of $2,200. The damage to the window added up to another $800.

Monday afternoon, police responded to a possible burglary at a home where 25-year-old Luke Domme lived. Officers spotted drug evidence in plain sight and obtained a warrant. A search turned up the items stolen from The Office.

Domme and 32-year-old John Appelhans were arrested for felony burglary and theft from a building.


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