Guilty Plea

Dreamstime
February 05, 2018 - 6:15 pm
A Wichita man pleaded guilty to not reporting hundreds of thousands of dollars from illegal bookmaking on his federal income taxes. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Daniel Dreese, 65, of Wichita, pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of making false statements on income tax returns. He admitted...
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Dreamstime
January 29, 2018 - 7:26 pm
A Kansas City, Kansas, man has pleaded guilty to causing a deadly crash while fleeing from a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper. The Kansas City Star reports that David Colvin, 47, admitted to a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the August 2016 death of Janet Eimer, 66. The Kansas City, Kansas,...
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Dreamstime
January 29, 2018 - 7:11 pm
A Topeka man pleaded guilty to shooting and injuring a girl, 5, when he meant to shoot another man. Antwaun Nelson Fulton, 36, pleaded guilty Monday to attempted second-degree murder, aggravated battery and discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling. The girl who was shot in the leg last July...
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January 26, 2018 - 7:44 pm
A former Kansas Highway Patrol trooper will not work in law enforcement again after admitting that he used excessive force on a man he arrested. Federal prosecutors say James Carson, of Independence, Kansas, pleaded guilty Friday to violating the man's civil rights during an arrest in June 2013...
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January 11, 2018 - 5:42 am
A Kansas man has pleaded guilty five bank robberies in four states. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Dakota Shareef Walker, of Topeka, pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing U.S. Banks in Topeka, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri; Evanston, Wyoming; and Malad City, Idaho. He also pleaded guilty to...
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December 11, 2017 - 7:52 pm
A former Montgomery County man pleaded guilty to killing a southeast Kansas woman and her three children in 2013. The Kansas Attorney General's office said David Cornell Bennett Jr, 26, formerly of Cherryvale, pleaded guilty Monday to capital murder and three counts of first-degree premeditated...
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November 16, 2017 - 9:20 pm
SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to killing a Shawnee woman in her apartment last year. The Kansas City Star reports Gregory Paul Wright II, 55, pleaded guilty Thursday to premeditated first-degree murder in the death of Monica Lee,44. The woman was found dead in May 2016 inside her...
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October 30, 2017 - 5:58 pm
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A former Overland Park man has admitted filing false income tax returns, causing a loss of between $550,000 and $1.5 million. Federal prosecutors say Alfred Reece, 58, pleaded guilty Monday to aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of false income tax...
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October 30, 2017 - 5:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — One of the three co-defendants in a Topeka shooting death has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Use David Laeli Jr., 36, admitted Friday to reckless involuntary manslaughter and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute in...
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October 19, 2017 - 8:44 pm
MERRIAM, Kan. (AP) — The owner of a Kansas City-area restaurant has pleaded guilty to impeding an investigation into the withholding of employees' pay. The U.S. Department of Labor says Yong Lin, president of China Garden Buffet in Merriam, Kansas, could face up to 20 years in prison and fines of $...
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