Topeka seeks to padlock house where police had 84 incidents
June 23, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka wants to padlock a house where police have been involved in 84 incidents in six years.
The Topeka Capital-Journal (http://bit.ly/2tBtxUS ) 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...