18 arrested in Shawnee County domestic violence sweep

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -

Shawnee County authorities have arrested 18 people and served 23 warrants during a domestic violence crackdown.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the sweep occurred Wednesday, as part of the 17th annual National Family Violence and Apprehension Detail. Shawnee County Sheriff Brian Hill says more than 300 law enforcement agencies from 29 states participated.

Of the 18 arrests in Shawnee County, 14 were for domestic violence suspects, clearing 18 warrants. Four other arrests were for other crimes, clearing five warrants.

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