TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Shawnee County Dispatch launched audio to KSNT Information Tuesday afternoon of callers recognizing the Kansas Senate Majority chief driving on the mistaken aspect of the freeway.
Callers reported seeing a white SUV driving west within the eastbound lanes of I-470 beginning close to Wanamaker Street and afterward I-70 round 12:45 a.m. The Kansas Freeway Patrol mentioned it engaged in a “quick pursuit” with the driving force, recognized as Republican Kansas Senate Majority Chief Gene Suellentrop.
Authorities lastly stopped him in downtown Topeka. In radio chatter, they’re heard making ready to make use of stop-spikes on Suellentrop’s automobile.
The Kansas Freeway Patrol arrested Suellentrop on prices together with driving below the affect and fleeing regulation enforcement, however Shawnee County District Court docket Choose Penny Moylan dismissed the costs towards him, citing lack of possible trigger.
Take heed to the complete audio launched by Shawnee County Dispatch under: