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Topeka seeks to padlock house where police had 84 incidents


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka wants to padlock a house where police have been involved in 84 incidents in six years.

The Topeka Capital-Journal ( ) reports that the city argued in a lawsuit filed Thursday in Shawnee County that the house should be locked up for two years under the state's nuisance laws. City attorney Lisa Robertson also is asking that a fine of $25,000 be assessed.

The petition says authorities have recovered stolen vehicles, encountered a self-described methamphetamine addict and collected numerous drugs and paraphernalia.

Jeffrey Patton told the Capita...

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