Arrest made in 17th Street Kwik Shop robbery

Jewon Martell

The Topeka Police Department made an arrest yesterday on the September 17, 2013 robbery that occurred at the Kwik Shop at 17th and Topeka Blvd.  The Topeka Police Department distributed surveillance photographs of the suspect later that same day.

Soon afterwards, Crime Stoppers received tips from our community which led to the identification of Jewon Martell Jackson, 24 years old from Topeka.  Topeka Police quickly located Jackson and took him into custody without incident on September 18, 2013.  He was booked into the Department of Corrections for Robbery.  Crime Stoppers, local media partners and the community were instrumental in the arrest of this individual.

Investigations continue in other recent robberies and anyone with information can call Topeka Police Detectives at 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.

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