May 16, 2021 12:00 AM

Deputies find Kan. woman with cocaine, brass knuckles

Posted May 16, 2021 12:00 AM
Pruyser photo Jackson Co.
Pruyser photo Jackson Co.

SHAWNEE COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects following a joint investigation in northeast Kansas.

Just after 10:30a.m. May 11, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary and theft from a residence located at 110 W. 1st Street in the City of Hoyt.

Deputies found a window broken in the residence and it was reported that a 65 inch flat screen T.V., a Play Station 4 and an electric sander were taken from the home.

Deputies and detectives along with the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Kansas Highway Patrol located the suspect identified as 29-year-old Cory Jonathon Pruyser of Topeka and missing items in Topeka where he was arrested near 8th and Fairlawn, according to Sheriff Tim Morse.

Smith photo Shawnee Co.
Smith photo Shawnee Co.

During the investigation, Alexis N. Smith, 22, of Topeka, was arrested for multiple outstanding warrants through the City of Topeka and found in the possession of cocaine and brass knuckles.

Pruyser is jailed in Jackson County on requested charges of  burglary, theft and criminal damage to property.

Smith is being held in the Shawnee County Department of Corrections for the warrants and on requested charges of possession of cocaine and criminal use of weapons.