Meriden man suspected of two burglaries in Jackson County, captured

A Meriden man believed to be a suspect in two burglaries that both happened in Jackson County is in custody.
Published: Sep. 17, 2023 at 8:57 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - In a release, Jackson County Sheriff, Tim Morse says on Wednesday, September 13th, Jackson County deputies and detectives responded to a report of a residential burglary near 182nd and U.S. Hwy 75.

Officials say they identified a suspect in the case as Gary Wayne Emery Jr., 52, of Meriden.

Officials say on Thursday, September 14th, Jackson County detectives and deputies served a search warrant on a Jefferson County residence southeast of Meriden where Emery was believed to be residing.

On Sunday evening shortly before 8:00 pm, Jackson and Jefferson County deputies captured Emery during a fugitive apprehension operation near the Perry Dam in Jefferson County.

Officials say Emery is a suspect in two burglaries that both happened on September 13th, in Jackson County.