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December 14, 2018


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Contact: Sheriff Herman T. Jones • 785.251.2202

Burglary Arrest 2700 Block of NW Button Rd

On December 14th, 2018, at around 4:45am, Shawnee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a burglary alarm in the 2700 block of NW Button Rd. A business owner was able to view a suspicious vehicle on the property through a security surveillance system.

Deputies responded in the area and located a white four-door Buick with two male occupants. Two suspects were arrested in connection with the burglary.

Jacob M Johnson, 32 years old, of Carbondale, was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections with charges of Criminal Trespass and Theft.

James G Emitt, 44 years old, of Topeka, was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on charges of Criminal Use of a Weapon, Theft, Criminal Trespass, and Driving While License Suspended.

The incident is still under investigation.

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