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Jackson County authorities arrest two following burglary

Two people were caught in a traffic stop shortly after committing a burglary in Jackson County over the weekend.

According to Sheriff Tim Morse, a suspicious vehicle was reported to be parked behind a residence in the 13000 block of S. Road near Hoyt Friday night after 8 p.m. Jackson County deputies discovered that forced entry was made to the property.

The car, a white Saturn, was stopped east of T Road on 126th Road and its occupants, 34-year-old Rachel Leeann Johnson of Wellsville and 36-year-old Bradley Steven Cowling of Carbondale were arrested as deputies say they had property from the residence with them.

Cowling was booked into the Jackson County Jail for burglary, theft, felony interference with law enforcement, and criminal use of weapons. Cowling also had outstanding warrants for his arrest from other Kansas jurisdictions.

Johnson was booked into the Jackson County Jail for burglary and theft.

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