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Man arrested in Topeka on human trafficking charges

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE TPD

On Monday, June 17 at 8:56 a.m. the Topeka Police Department concluded a joint human trafficking investigation in partnership with U.S. Immigration and Customs
Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

As a result of the investigation, law enforcement officers arrested 35-year-old Evan H. Vollerthum of Naples, Florida for aggravated human trafficking and attempted commercial sexual exploitation of a child.

Vollerthum was taken into custody in the 3100 blk of SW Topeka Blvd. and booked into theShawnee County Department of Corrections on the above charges.

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