Probation

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October 09, 2019 - 7:17 pm
A suspect in a weekend Kansas bar shooting that left four dead and five wounded was given probation last year for trafficking contraband while imprisoned for aggravated robbery instead of more time behind bars. The same Leavenworth County, Kansas, judge that allowed Hugo Villanueva-Morales, 29, to...
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September 13, 2019 - 7:51 pm
A Lawrence man was sentenced to three years of probation for giving a teenager drugs that nearly killed him. Dana Wingert, 56, pleaded no contest Wednesday to seven charges, including two counts of endangering a child. He had previously pleaded not guilty and was scheduled to go to trial in October...
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September 10, 2019 - 8:10 pm
A Wichita woman has been sentenced to six months of probation after her dogs attacked a neighbor's dog, which had to be euthanized. Carlett McPherson pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor cruelty to animals. The Sedgwick County District Attorney said McPherson's dog got into a neighbor's yard on...
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August 23, 2019 - 6:00 pm
A Lawrence man who was shot by police after a traffic stop has been sentenced to a year of probation. Akira Lewis pleaded no contest Thursday to battery of a law enforcement officer. He will be required to take anger management courses. Lewis was stopped in May 2018 for a seat belt violation...
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August 15, 2019 - 6:12 pm
A former Lawrence police officer has been sentenced to 12 months of probation for threatening another driver with a gun on a suburban Kansas City highway in a case of road rage. Jeffrey Brian Holtzman, 35, faces up to five months in prison if he violates the terms of the probation under the...
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June 26, 2019 - 7:13 pm
A Kansas woman who operated massage parlors in Lawrence and Topeka has been sentenced to three years of federal probation. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said in a news release that Weiling Nielsen, 54, was sentenced Wednesday for conspiracy. She pleaded guilty in February. She was ordered to pay...
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June 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm
A Kansas man has been sentenced to five years of probation for stealing more than $21,000 from his mother while she was in a nursing home. John Queen, 53, also was ordered to pay back the money. He faces five months in prison if he violates his probation. The thefts occurred in 2015 and 2016 while...
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April 25, 2019 - 8:24 pm
A Wichita man was sentenced to two years of supervised probation and ordered to forfeit more than $1.6 million in cash for operating a gambling business. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said in a news release that Danny Chapman, 68, was also ordered on Thursday to forfeit cars, jewelry and other...
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March 13, 2019 - 5:55 pm
A Kansas woman who stole charitable donations meant for a burn victim, 11, has been sentenced to a year of probation. Cinthia Davis, 34, of Wellington, was sentenced Tuesday and ordered restitution to the victim's family. Davis was found guilty of felony theft in January. Prosecutors allege Davis...
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January 28, 2019 - 7:19 pm
Former Kansas trooper sentenced in Wichita gambling probe A retired highway patrol trooper was sentenced to a year of probation for lying to the FBI during an investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita. Michael Frederiksen, 53, of Derby, was convicted in May of making false statements to FBI...
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