Two Topekans arrested after car chase

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Topeka, Kan. (KSNT) – Shawnee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people after a short chase Tuesday night, according to to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s department.

Deputies arrested 29-year-old Marvin Harvey on charges of:

  • Reckless driving
  • Flee and elude law enforcement: fail to stop
  • improper driving on landed roadway
  • driving with an invalid licence.
  • Speeding
  • Inaccurate license place
  • possession of opiate
  • Trafficking contraband in correctional institution

The car chase started around 10:00 p.m. Tuesday after a deputy tried to pull Harvey over near the I-470/I-70 interchange. Harvey started to pull over, and then moved back onto the highway and sped away. The pursuit ended near MW MacVicar Avenue and NW Shawna Drive. The Sheriff’s officer arrested both people in the car, according to a press release.

The car passenger, 21-year-old Topeka resident Jordan Green, was arrested on a misdemeanor drug charge.

Both are now booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections

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