SHAWNEE COUNTY— Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on an outstanding warrant following a five hour standoff.
Just before 9:30p.m.Thursday, police responded to a residence in the 1100 block of SE Lime in Topeka in reference attempting to serve an arrest warrant on a known fugitive, according to Lt. Andrew Beightel.
Upon arrival officers attempted to make contact with the resident. They then saw the fugitive Harley Dodds, 37, Topeka, through a window.
Dodds refused to comply and come outside. Negotiators and Response team were called to the scene to assist. After several hours of trying to persuade Dodds to come out, Response Team members entered the residence and Dodds was taken into custody without any further incident.
He was transported and booked into the Shawnee Co jail. Dodds has previous convictions for criminal threat, obstruction, drugs, his role in a burglary, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.