Burglary holds Topeka man in Jefferson Co

Billy Ketron/Credit: Jefferson Co Sheriff

(KAIR)--A Topeka man faces charges in Jefferson County, arrested over the weekend in connection with a burglary.

WIBW-TV reports 49-year-old Billy Ketron was booked into the Jefferson County Jail, late Saturday morning, on charges for burglary, criminal trespass, aggravated burglary, and aggravated escape from custody.

The TV station, citing the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, reports that Ketron was arrested Saturday morning, about 3 miles south of Meriden, in the 3200 block of 39th Street. However, it's alleged that Ketron, once in custody, tried to escape from a deputy, but was quickly apprehended.

Ketron's bond is set at $100,000.

The TV station's report cites Ketron's criminal history, naming him as the man arrested December 31 for firing a gun in a Topeka neighborhood.

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