Attempt to locate wanted felon

Jeffery Thomas Parsons is being sought by the Topeka Police Department for numerous charges regarding his involvement in a police pursuit in which he drove the wrong way on the Interstate and struck a vehicle on February1st.
He is also being sought for several felony warrants through Shawnee County.
Parson’s criminal history includes convictions in Shawnee, Sedgwick, Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee County for:
Manufacturing of Narcotics, Forgery,
Aggravated Assault, Fleeing and Eluding LEO, and
Aggravated Escape from Custody.
Jeffery Parsons has a history of being armed with firearms and narcotic usage. If located call 911 immediately.
Any information on this suspect please Email the TPD Criminal Intelligence Unit (criminalintelligence@topeka.org) or call Crime Stoppers at #785 234-0007.

Parsons ATL 020218

Arrest made in Aggravated Battery Case

One arrested on Aggravated Battery case
TOPEKA, Kan. – On January 31st at approximately 8:00 p.m., TPD Officers responded to the 2300 Blk SW Central Park on a citizen call of someone having been shot. On arrival the victim told officers the incident had occurred several hours prior to the citizen call. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The injuries received were considered non-life-threatening.
The Officers investigation determined there to be possibly two suspects with all individuals knowing each other. The location of the crime scene was identified in the 1800 Blk SW Lincoln. A search warrant was granted and conducted in the early morning hours of February 1st.
Shane C R Vobach, 43, was located within the residence and transported to the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on charges of aggravated battery.
Detectives continue to investigate identifying the second suspect involved. No description of that individual is currently available.
Contact: LT Colleen Stuart cstuart@topeka.org

Aggravated Battery in area of 37th and Plaza Dr

Aggravated Battery in area of 37th and Plaza Dr
TOPEKA, Kan.- Topeka Police responded to the area of 37th and Plaza Dr after several reports of gunshots. As officers investigated, citizens reported there were possibly two vehicles involved and it appeared the occupants exchanged gunfire near the parking lot of an apartment complex in the area.
A local hospital reported an individual brought in by personal vehicle with an injury consistent with a gunshot. The injury was considered minor and non-life threatening in nature. The vehicle the victim was transported in was located on the hospital grounds. Another individual in this vehicle was transported to the Law Enforcement Center to speak with Detectives further. A firearm was also recovered from the victim’s vehicle.No description of the second vehicle involved.
Any information on this incident please contact TPD Detectives at 368-9400 or CrimeStoppers at 234-0007
Contact: LT Colleen Stuart cstuart@topeka.org

Search Warrant takes Drugs and Firearms off of the streets

Search Warrant takes Drugs and Firearms off of streets
TOPEKA, Kan. – On January 30, 2018 the Topeka Police Department Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant in the 900 Blk SE Highland Ave. Taken from the residence were Methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and two handguns.
Jessica L Albright, 35, was taken into custody and transported to the Department of Corrections on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal use of a firearm.

Arrest of suspect in Aggravated Battery occurred in 2000 Blk S Kansas

Aggravated Battery- Arrest of Suspect
TOPEKA, Kan.-
**Update- John W Towner Jr., 28, has been interviewed in reference to this incident. He was transported to the Department of Corrections on charges of Aggravated Battery and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.**
On January 23, 2018 at 1212 hours, officers responded to a residence in the 2000 block of south Kansas Avenue on a report of a shooting. Two male victims were transported to a local hospital by AMR. Both victims were listed in critical condition, with at least one victim suffering from injuries believed to be life threatening. Witnesses described a black male wearing a brown jacket leaving the area to the north just after gunshots were heard.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

Aggravated Battery in 2000 Blk S Kansas Ave

Aggravated Battery
TOPEKA, Kan.-
On January 23, 2018 at 1212 hours, officers responded to a residence in the 2000 block of south Kansas Avenue on a report of a shooting. Two male victims were transported to a local hospital by AMR. Both victims were listed in critical condition, with at least one victim suffering from injuries believed to be life threatening. Witnesses described a black male wearing a brown jacket leaving the area to the north just after gunshots were heard.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.
Lieutenant Jennifer Cross #414
Criminal Investigations
785-861-9764
jcross@topeka.org

Arrest of suspects in HOmicide 700 Blk SW Fairlawn

Homicide-Arrest of suspects
TOPEKA, Kan.-
Two suspects have been arrested in relation to the homicide of Jesse McFall on January 11th, 2018.
Logan L Bartley,19, was located on January 12th in the 600 Blk SE Leland.
Vincent D Gonzalez-Rook,19, was located this morning after a pursuit with Shawnee Sheriffs’ Office in a reported stolen vehicle beginning in the 5000 blk NW Pueblo Ct.
Both were booked into the Department of Corrections on charges of 1st Degree Murder.
On 01/11/2018 at 2342 hours Topeka Police Officers responded to 700 SW Fairlawn to a report of a shooting that had just occurred. One victim, Jesse Lee McFall, 31 suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to a local hospital where he passed away from his injuries.
This shooting stemmed from an argument between known subjects. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

Disturbance leads to arrest for firearm violation and aggravated robbery

January 20, 2018

Disturbance leads to arrest for Firearm violation and aggravated robbery

TOPEKA, Kan.- Officers responded to a report of a disturbance in the 300 Blk NW St John at approximately 2:00 p.m. on January 19th. Officers contacted two individuals in a gray 4d vehicle.  A firearm was located in the vehicle and after being provided false identifying information, both individuals were taken to the Law Enforcement Center for further interviews.

Kurtis Schwanz, 40, was transported to the Department of Corrections on charges of Felon in possession of a firearm, felony obstruction and drug charges.

Hunter Hosler,23, was transported to the Department of Corrections on charges related to a Dec 20th aggravated robbery in the 3800 Blk S Topeka Blvd.

 

 

 

Contact:   LT Colleen Stuart   cstuart@topeka.org

Report of Aggravated Assault

Report of Aggravated Assault

TOPEKA, Kan.- TPD Officers responded to the 4000 Blk SW Huntoon on January 18th at approximately 6:30 p.m. to speak to a victim of an Aggravated Assault. The victim, an employee of the business, relayed a subject had come into the store several times armed with what appeared to be a firearm and threatened to harm the victim and their family.

K9 Officers trailed from the store to the east with limited success. Through research of similar calls for service in the area, officers were able to identify a possible suspect. A residence associated with the possible suspect was located and officers responded, knocked, and attempted to speak with any of the residents.

A search warrant was received and served on the residence. The firearm used in the Aggravated Assault was recovered along with several pounds of marijuana.

Giovanni Coleman, 27, Topeka, was transported to the Department of Corrections on charges of Aggravated Assault and Criminal Threat.

LaShawn M Kelley Sr,28, was transported to the Department of Corrections on charges of Criminal Possession of a weapon, Possession of stolen property, and drug charges.

 

 

Contact:   LT Colleen Stuart   cstuart@topeka.org