SHAWNEE COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a stolen car ring, have one suspect in custody and continue to search for two others.
Just after 7a.m. Thursday, the Shawnee County Emergency Communications Center received a call about a Toyota Tacoma that was stolen in the city of Auburn, according to Deputy Abigail Christian.
Sheriff’s deputies, with assistance from the truck owner, were able to locate the truck in the 600 block of SE Lime Street. A Kia Optima, reported stolen out of Jackson County, was also located at that address.
Deputes arrested Rachael R. Ratzloff, 21, of Topeka, on requested charges that included multiple counts of burglary and theft.
The investigation and video surveillance identified two outstanding suspects as Cody J. Brown, 22, and Cheyenne N. Thomas, 23, both of Topeka. A firearm was stolen during one of the vehicle burglaries.
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s assistance in locating these two individuals.