Man involved in stolen car ring arrested in Topeka


The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office arrested Cody J. Brown on January 14th, 2020, around 2:30pm near SE 5th and Lafayette St after a short foot pursuit. 

During the pursuit, Brown tossed a firearm that was later recovered.  He was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on the following charges:  Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Burglary to a Vehicle, Felony Theft and Criminal Damage to Property.

His arrest comes after an incident involving a stolen vehicle from the city of Auburn that lead to the discovery of a stolen car ring.  That incident also lead to the arrest of Rachael Ratzloff of Topeka.

Authorities are still looking for another suspect, Cheyenne N. Thomas, of Topeka.  Anyone with information on the location of Thomas is asked to contact Detective Kasl at 785-251-2200.


Cheyenne Thomas