One arrested following hours-long standoff in Topeka neighborhood
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka Police took 46 year old Timothy Evertson into custody following an hours-long standoff Wednesday evening in the city’s Oakland neighborhood.
Police responded at 1:34 p.m. to 705 NE Kellam Ave to reports of a subject trying to break into a garage.
At this point they made contact with Evertson, who began throwing rocks and knives at officers.
TPD’s Response and Crisis Negotiators attempted to make contact with Timothy Evertson and shortly after 9:45 p.m. he was taken into custody.
After being taken to a local hospital for evaluation Evertson was taken to the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on multiple charges including: Aggravated Assault of a Law Enforcement Officer, Aggravated Burglary, and Stalking.
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