Man arrested in Topeka wanted on nationwide warrant

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A man arrested in Topeka Monday morning was wanted on a nationwide warrant.

Topeka Police say they stopped Juan Sebastian De La Vega-King, 27, around 4 a.m. Monday morning on I-70 near the Adams St. exit for a traffic violation.

Officers searched the car after smelling marijuana. During the search, they found two stolen firearms, marijuana and other drug paraphernalia.

Vega-King was arrested and charged with being a fugitive from justice, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of stolen property, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to KKTV in Monument, Colorado, Vega-King was wanted on a nationwide warrant for possession of weapons by a drug offender, drug possession, theft and possession of drug paraphernalia.