Shawnee County deputy arrests man on meth charges

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A Topeka man faces drug charges after a Sunday night traffic stop, according to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office.

Diandre L. Spates Sr., 47, faces charges including:

  • Possession of methamphetamine.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Felony interference with a law enforcement officer.
  • An additional felony warrant out of Missouri.

A Shawnee County Sheriff’s deputy pulled over Spates in a 2005 Volkswagen near Southeast 29th and Croco Road around 11:15 p.m. for a broken taillight. The deputy said they found drug material and arrested Spates.

Spates was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections.

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