Nov 24, 2020 1:30 AM

Sheriff: Suspect took car from Kan. hospital parking lot

Posted Nov 24, 2020 1:30 AM
Terrell photo Jackson County
Terrell photo Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities  had been looking for a suspicious person and vehicle that had been reported just after 5 a.m. Sunday in Holton, according to Sheriff Tim Morse.

Shortly after, a Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy located the suspect later identified as Rashone Christopher Terrell, 37, of Topeka and vehicle near 5th and Pennsylvania Street in Holton.

Police also learned the vehicle, a 1998 Honda Civic, had been reported stolen from the Stormont Vail parking lot in Topeka, according to Morse.

The deputy attempted to stop the Honda when a short pursuit ensued inside the City of Holton.

The vehicle stopped in the 600 block of Ohio Street. Deputies arrested Terrell, transported him to the Jackson County Jail and booked him into the Jail on requested charges of possession of stolen property, fleeing and eluding a law enforcement officer and driving while suspended. Terrell was also wanted on outstanding Shawnee County warrants, according to Morse.