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Overbrook standoff ends with two arrests

Topekans arrested on felony, gun charges

OVERBROOK—An attempt to serve a warrant at 306 Ash St., Apt. 103, at the Overbrook Apartments resulted in a seven-hour standoff.

A task force of Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, U.S. Marshals and deputies from the Osage County Sheriff’s Office attempted to serve a warrant for Thomas C. Kent, 39, Topeka at 1 p.m. Dec. 10.

Sheriff issues press release following Overbrook standoff

Press Release from Sheriff Laurie Dunn
Osage County Sheriff’s Office

December 10, 2013

On December 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm a task force with members from the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, ATF and US Marshals and deputies from Osage County Sheriff’s Office went to 306 Ash, apartment # 103 in Overbrook, Osage County in attempt to arrest a subject on a Shawnee County warrant.

The subject wanted would not exit the apartment when approached by law enforcement. A short time later a different subject exited the apartment and was detained by law enforcement.

Authorities involved in standoff in Overbrook and are reporting on a standoff between the Osage County Sheriff Department, Shawnee County Sheriff's Department and Kansas Hiughway Patrol at the Overbrook Apartments, 306 Ash Street in Overbrook.

At 6 p.m., a member of The Herald-Chronicle staff has confirmed the standoff, which began before 3 p.m., is still under way.

According to the web sites, authorities have closed off a multiple-block area near Santa Fe Trail Ave. and Walnut Street. Students from Overbrook Attendance Center were being held until they could be picked up by bus or parents.



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