Knife brandished at traffic stop leads to charges

Steven Perry ( Credit: Jackson Co Sheriff's Office)

(KAIR)--A Topeka man, accused of brandishing a knife during a Jackson County traffic stop, faces charges for threatening the Deputy.

Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse, in a release, says 36-year-old Steven Donald Perry was arrested early Monday morning, near Mayetta, where his vehicle had been stopped for allegedly driving erratically. According to Morse, Perry, during the traffic stop, exited his vehicle and pulled out a knife, leading to his arrest.

Perry faces charges for aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, felony interference with law enforcement, and driving under the influence.

Following his arrest, Perry was booked into the Jackson County Jail.

The Prairie Band Pottawatomi Police assisted with the incident.

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