Sep 17, 2021 12:00 PM

Police find teen hiding after dumping stolen vehicle

Posted Sep 17, 2021 12:00 PM
Solomon-photo Shawnee Co.
Solomon-photo Shawnee Co.

SHAWNEE COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects in connection with a stolen vehicle.

Just after 7p.m. Wednesday, officers located a stolen vehicle near 6th and SW Fairlawn, according to Police Lt. Ron Ekis.

During the course of their investigation, officers were able to determine two suspects were connected to the stolen vehicle. Officers located the two suspects walking in the  4300 block of SW 6th Avenue in Topeka. Both  attempted to elude officers on foot and one of the suspects was immediately captured.

Law enforcement officers with the Kansas Highway Patrol, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Topeka Police Department quickly enclosed an area that encompassed the 4300 block of SW 6th Avenue and the 600 block of SW Westchester and were able to keep the second suspect confined to that neighborhood. Officers found him hiding in a residential area. Both suspects were taken to the LEC for questioning. 

Marcus M. Solomon, 18, of Junction City,  was booked into the Shawnee County Department on requested charges of Attempted Aggravated Burglary, Criminal Carrying of a Weapon, Interference with Law Enforcement Officer and Possession of Stolen Property

A 17-year-old boy was also booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on requested charges of Criminal Use of Weapons and Interference with Law Enforcement Officer.