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For Immediate Release

July 19, 2016 Craig Beam, Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal
District of Kansas (913) 551-6727S
Topeka Man Arrested for Parole Warrant
Topeka, KS - John C. Bradshaw, 45, was arrested by the US Marshals Fugitive Task force on July 19, 2016. Bradshaw is a Topeka resident wanted by the Kansas Department of Corrections for a violation of parole. A warrant was issued for his arrest on June 30, 2016.

Information was developed by the Kansas Apprehension Task Force that Bradshaw was hiding in the 2000 block of Harp Place Topeka, KS. With the assistance of the Topeka Department, Bradshaw was positively identified and taken into custody without incident. Seized was a 9mm semi-automatic pistol, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Bradshaw was booked into the Shawnee County Jail.

Bradshaw was on parole for an incident that occurred on December 15, 2008. During that incident Bradshaw was charged and later convicted of attempted murder in the second degree, criminal possession of a weapon, inflicting harm, injury, or death to a service dog, felony fleeing and eluding, felony obstruction, and reckless driving. The convictions stemmed from a car chase that ended in a shootout with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

The Kansas Apprehension Task Force is a multi-jurisdictional fugitive task force comprised of the United States Marshals Service, Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, and the Kansas Department of Corrections.

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