Man Arrested In Connection With Car Jacking

By: 13 News Email
By: 13 News Email

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Topeka Police arrested a man Friday morning after he and a passenger fled from a stolen car.

Police began their investigation of a carjacking Thursday night. A silver BMW was reported taken from the 2800 block of Fairlawn around 9 P.M.

At 2:26 A.M. Friday, officers located the stolen BMW and attempted to pull it over. The driver, police say, initiated a pursuit. The two people inside the car bailed in the 1800 block of SW Lane.

Officers quickly set up a perimeter in the area. They arrested the driver, Kajun Brock, 22, at 19th and Washburn. A K-9 unit located the passenger, Melissa Croner, 41, hiding under a truck east of the suspect car.

Both were taken to the Law Enforcement Center for Detectives to interview. Brock was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on multiple felony charges.

Anyone with further information on the crime is asked to contact Detectives at 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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