Marc Bennett

April 12, 2018 - 5:02 pm
The police officer who fired the shot that killed a man during a hoax emergency call will not face criminal charges. District Attorney Marc Bennett announced the decision Thursday, saying there was reasonable concern at the time Andrew Finch, 28, may have been armed with a weapon. The unarmed...
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Dreamstime
January 07, 2018 - 6:33 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Attorney General Derek Schmidt and two county prosecutors are asking the Kansas Legislature to strengthen the state's law against abusing the elderly. Schmidt, Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe and Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett say they want lawmakers...
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Glendale Police
January 03, 2018 - 1:05 pm
A 25-year-old Los Angeles man suspected of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man faces a charge of making a false alarm, according to a warrant filed Wednesday in California. The Los Angeles County district attorney filed the fugitive-from-justice...
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Dreamstime
August 13, 2017 - 6:29 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Wichita man has been ordered to spend more than 13 years in prison in connection with the sexual attack on a woman last year. Nineteen-year-old Amahri Huston was sentenced Friday in Sedgwick County, where he pleaded guilty in June. District Attorney Marc Bennett says Huston...
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Dreamstime
July 01, 2017 - 11:37 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Wichita truck driving school and its owner will pay $6,000 back to students after admitting to making false claims about its credentials. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said Friday that Wichita Truck Driving School claimed to be approved by the Kansas...
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Dreamstime
April 15, 2017 - 12:54 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man convicted of causing a traffic death will be going to prison for more than 13 years. District Attorney Marc Bennett says in a news release that 53-year-old Richard L. Johnson of Wichita was sentenced Friday to 162 months. Johnson pleaded guilty to...
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Dreamstime
April 02, 2017 - 6:58 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett has cleared a Wichita police officer of wrongdoing in the 2015 fatal shooting that began with a traffic stop. The announcement Friday comes in the shooting of 26-year-old Nicholas Garner in Wichita. KWCH-TV reports http://bit.ly/...
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Dreamstime
March 31, 2017 - 4:24 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett has cleared a Wichita police officer of wrongdoing in the 2015 fatal shooting that began with a traffic stop. The announcement Friday comes in the shooting of 26-year-old Nicholas Garner in Wichita. KWCH-TV reports that after...
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