Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Man Taken into Custody after Pursuit Thursday Morning in Wabaunsee County

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Man Taken into Custody after Pursuit Thursday Morning in Wabaunsee County

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A vehicle chase early Thursday in Wabaunsee County ended without incident when a car being pursued broke down and the driver gave himself up to Kansas Highway Patrol troopers on a rural road west of Alma, authorities said.

Before surrendering to troopers, the man -- who was alone in his car -- talked on his cellphone and refused to get out of his disabled vehicle for about 40 minutes.

Kansas Highway Patrol Lt. Adam Winters later identified the driver as Anthony Sutton, 34.

Winters said the pursuit began about 7 a.m., when a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper attempted to stop a car for a traffic violation on Interstate 70 near Wabaunsee Road, about 20 miles west of Topeka. Wabaunsee Road is the exit to Grandma Hoerner's Foods Inc.

Sutton refused to pull over and exited the interstate onto Wabaunsee Road, before going south through Alma. …

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