Guilty Plea

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October 12, 2017 - 5:59 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man who was not in the country legally has admitted causing a traffic accident that killed a Johnson County sheriff's deputy. Adrian Espinosa-Flores pleaded guilty Thursday to reckless second-degree murder in the September 2016 death of Master Deputy Brandon Collins. The...
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September 26, 2017 - 10:22 pm
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) — A former Blue Springs doctor and Boy Scout leader is being held without bond after admitting that he sexually assaulted a boy for years. The Kansas City Star reports Joseph Mackey, 45, of Lee's Summit, pleaded guilty in Jackson County Circuit Court to statutory sodomy. He...
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September 22, 2017 - 10:38 am
A Wichita woman pleaded guilty Friday to robbing three local businesses, according to U.S. Attorney Tom Beall. 26-year-old Christina Messerschmidt appeared in federal court in Wichita to enter her plea. She admitted to the following robberies: ·June 14, 2017: Kwik Shop at 2809 E. Douglas in Wichita...
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September 05, 2017 - 8:26 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City man has admitted to driving under the influence in a crash that killed a woman who worked with special needs children. The Kansas City Star reports that James McAllister, 28, of Overland Park, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter...
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August 17, 2017 - 10:11 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The former city attorney for Manhattan has pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges. Prosecutors say Bill Raymond, 55, of Andover, pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of transporting child pornography and one count of possession child pornography. He admitted...
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July 07, 2017 - 4:18 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Georgia man pleaded guilty in a fraud scheme that cost Sedgwick County more than $566,000. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said in a statement Thursday that 49-year-old George James, of Brookhaven, Georgia, pleaded guilty to wire fraud. James said someone called only A.H., asked to...
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June 01, 2017 - 7:25 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who is a registered sex offender has pleaded guilty to transporting a 16-year-old girl across state lines to have sex with him. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said 21-year-old Logan Viquesney of Kansas City, Kansas, pleaded guilty Wednesday to interstate...
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May 09, 2017 - 11:04 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - A Topeka man pleaded guilty Tuesday to lying to investigators in a 2016 interview during a search for fugitive Orlando J. Collins. Quentin Kirk Lawton, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of making a false statement. In his plea, he admitted that on April 23, 2016, he visited...
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May 02, 2017 - 8:29 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) — A man accused in taking part in a fatal attack on another man, pleaded guilty to amended charges. Court records show that Jose Antonio Rojas, 30, pleaded guilty Monday before has was scheduled to be tried on more severe counts of first-degree premeditated murder and...
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April 28, 2017 - 6:07 pm
PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — A fifth person charged in the shooting death of a Pittsburg State University student pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. Darius Rainey agreed to the plea deal Friday in the October 2014 death of Taylor Thomas, 20. The Joplin Globe reports District Attorney Michael Gayoso...
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