Topeka storage unit break-in sees 2 men arrested, police say

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TOPEKA (KSNT) – Two men have been arrested by the Topeka Police Department in connection with several storage unit burglaries.

According to a press release from TPD, officers were dispatched to 2720 NE Grantville in response to individuals breaking into storage units. Officers on the scene saw two individuals getting into a vehicle and driving to the rear of the property.

Police set up a perimeter and cleared the business before finding that the vehicle was stolen. The two individuals were taken into custody with help from a K-9 unit and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office.

Donald Burhle, 50, and Walter Rogers, 58, were arrested and booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections for the following charges:

  • Burglary
  • Theft
  • Criminal damage
  • Possession of stolen property
  • Felony interference

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