Former Kansas sheriff's detective pleads guilty to theft

His brother is the Sheriff

April 18, 2018 - 7:24 pm

A former Pawnee County Sheriff's detective has admitted to stealing from the department, where his brother is sheriff.

Jeffrey Allen King, 43, of Larned pleaded guilty Monday to three felonies for thefts that occurred between Jan. 9, 2015, and Oct. 13, 2017.

A total of $20,318 was stolen from the sheriff's department.

King is the brother of Pawnee County Sheriff Scott King.  Jeffrey King resigned from the department in February.

His sentencing was scheduled for May 25.

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