Kansas man, wife charged 2 days after he resigned as mayor

August 05, 2020 - 6:05 pm

A Goddard man and his wife are charged with counterfeiting two days after he abruptly resigned as mayor of Goddard. 

Jamey Blubaugh and his wife, Elizabeth, were charged Wednesday with one count of counterfeiting, which is a misdemeanor. The Sedgwick County District Attorney's office said the couple is accused of using counterfeit tickets to attend last year's Zoobilee at the Sedgwick County Zoo. 

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The tickets were $165 each. Blubaugh resigned as mayor on Monday, citing conflicts with the city administrator. 

The city of Goddard said in a statement that the charges have no connection to any of Blubaugh's officials duties as mayor.

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