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Topeka man arrested on meth count in Jackson County

Brian Joseph Wessel, 60, of Topeka, was arrested in connection with possession of...
Brian Joseph Wessel, 60, of Topeka, was arrested in connection with possession of methamphetamine following a traffic stop Thursday evening in Jackson County, authorities said.(Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office)
Published: Apr. 9, 2021 at 9:25 AM CDT
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HOLTON, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka man was arrested in connection with methamphetamine possession following a traffic stop Thursday evening in Jackson County, authorities said.

The arrested man was identified as 60-year-old Brian Joseph Wessel.

Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said deputies stopped a 1999 Toyota Camry for a traffic infraction near 150th and Q roads.

During the traffic stop, an investigation led to the discovery of a substance believed to be methamphetamine, Morse said.

Wessel then was arrested in connection with possession of methamphetamine; possession of drug paraphernalia; and transporting an open container.

Wessel was being held Friday morning in the Jackson County Jail.

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