Guilty Plea

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September 30, 2019 - 7:58 pm
The former chief executive of a north-central Missouri hospital has agreed to plead guilty to participating in a scheme to submit millions of dollars in fraudulent reimbursement claims to insurance companies for a 15-bed hospital in Unionville. David Lane Byrns, the ex-chief executive of Putnam...
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September 27, 2019 - 8:01 pm
A northeast Kansas man has pleaded guilty to trying to rape a 4-year-old girl. Galen Hurt, 76, of Linwood, pleaded Thursday in Leavenworth County court to attempted rape and aggravated child endangerment. Hurt was originally charged in 2018 with rape of a child. Investigators say the girl told her...
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September 26, 2019 - 6:54 pm
A man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old old while the two were staying overnight at a Kansas child welfare office. Michael Hamer, 20, accepted a plea deal Thursday to two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. The second charge of indecent liberties with a child...
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September 11, 2019 - 8:58 pm
A Kansas man who was a school bus monitor has admitted to sexually abusing an elementary school student. Jacob Quentin Bryant, 22, of Arma, pleaded guilty Tuesday to rape and aggravated indecent liberties with a child. The Pittsburg Sun reports investigators determined that Bryant abused a...
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September 10, 2019 - 11:19 pm
A Wichita man who was injured in an officer involved shooting last year, was in court Tuesday. Richard Gore pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated criminal threat. Prosecutors say Gore appeared to be drunk when he was firing a gun in the area of Oliver and George Washington Blvd. Gore was shot...
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August 23, 2019 - 6:58 pm
A man charged in a road rage shooting that injured a young boy, pleaded guilty Friday. Tyler Atkinson. 19, admitted to firing at an S.U.V. in October of last year. A boy, 4, was injured in the shooting. One of the bullets damaged the boys liver, fractured a rib and broke a vertebrae. The boy has...
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August 19, 2019 - 6:37 pm
A Topeka man pleaded guilty Monday to driving a getaway car during a bank robbery, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Justin Alexander McClelland, 32, of Topeka, pleaded guilty one count of aiding and abetting bank robbery. In his plea, McClelland admitted he drove a co-defendant to a Kentucky...
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July 30, 2019 - 11:01 am
A Wichita man pleaded guilty to threatening an employee of the pro-life organization Operation Rescue, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister. 22-year-old Christopher Thompson pleaded guilty of one count of making a threat. In his plea, he admitted making three phone calls to Operation...
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July 26, 2019 - 6:26 pm
A Kansas priest pleaded guilty in federal court to possessing child pornography. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Christopher Rossman, 46, pleaded guilty Friday. He was pastor at Annunciation Catholic Church in Baldwin City and St. Francis of Assisi Church in Lapeer until he was suspended...
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July 23, 2019 - 6:18 pm
A man who was angry about his girlfriend's methamphetamine use has pleaded guilty to beating her to death in a Topeka apartment. Luke Anthony Wabaunsee, 35, pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the October 2018 killing of Michelle Stadler, 42. He initially was charged with premeditated...
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