Shawnee County deputy interrupts burglary in progress

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A 38-year-old man is in custody after a Shawnee County Sheriff’s deputy found him burglarizing a storage unit in Auburn.

Zackery W. Slover, of Topeka, was the driver who aroused the suspicion of a Shawnee County deputy around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday. Thinking the 1994 Chevy S-10 Pickup, located in the 400 block of east 14th Street was suspicious, the deputy pulled him over to find stolen items in the bed of the pickup.

A quick search of the area found two storage units that had been broken into.

Slover was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections with the following charges:

  • Burglary
  • Theft
  • Criminal damage to property
  • Criminal trespass
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear
  • Other registration violations
  • Possession of methamphetamine

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