Topeka man caught removing catalytic converter from church bus
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka man is facing charges after officials say he was caught trying to steal a catalytic converter from a church bus.
The Topeka Police Dept. says Kenneth E. Guenther, 39, of Topeka was arrested around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday.
Officials say an officer was patrolling near SW 12th St. and SW Fairlawn Ave. when they noticed Guenther underneath a bus parked in the First Lutheran Church parking lot.
TPD says when the officer made contact, Guenther fled on foot. He was located a short time later and taken into custody.
Guenther faces multiple charges, including Theft between $1,500 and $25,000, Criminal Damage to Property, Flee or Attempt to Elude.
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