Topeka man arrested on meth charge

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A Shawnee County Sheriff’s deputy arrested a Topeka man Wednesday night on a felony drug charge, according to a news release.

Officials charged 50-year-old Jerome Townsend with:

  • Possession of meth
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Traffic violation

An officer attempted to stop Townsend around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday in north Topeka. The deputy then deployed a K-9 unit and took him into custody.

Officials booked Townsend into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections. He is being held without bond.

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