A man is in jail after he was caught with methamphetamine and a gun during an assault Tuesday afternoon, Topeka police said.
Officers responded to a reported assault in progress around 3:30 p.m. in the 3300 block of SW 29th Street. They identified a suspect on scene, 33-year-old Boisy Barefield, and said he was found in possession of a firearm as a felon, and in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana.
Barefield was arrested and taken to the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on charges including:
- Felon in possession of a firearm
- Possession of methamphetamine and marijuana
- Aggravated assault
A TPD Watch Commander said there were no serious injuries reported by the involved assault victim and that they believe Barefield and the victim knew each other.