Horton teen facing multiple charges

Blake Kaler/Credit:Brown Co Sheriff's Office

(KNZA)--A Horton teenager is facing multiple charges after the recovery of a stolen vehicle and execution of a search warrant.

Horton Police Chief Dennis Entrikin said in a release that on Saturday morning a vehicle stolen from Horton was stopped in Jackson County.

Entriken said recovery of the stolen vehicle lead to a search warrant being served on a Horton residence, which resulted in the recovery of multiple stolen items.

As a result, 18-year-old Blake Kaler was arrested on multiple charges.

Brown County Attorney Kevin Hill filed a criminal complaint Monday in Brown County District Court charging Kaler with one count each of arson, criminal possession of a firearm, burglary, felony theft and misdemeanor theft.

Entriken thanked the Kansas Highway Patrol, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Brown County Sheriff's Office and Brown County Attorney's Office for their assistance.

Kaler is being held in the Brown County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

A preliminary hearing in the case has been set for March 6th.

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