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November 19, 2018 - 9:47 pm
A man who owned businesses in Topeka, Olathe and Kansas City, Kan., was sentenced Monday to 12 months and a day for falsifying a tax return. In addition, he was ordered to pay a $3,000 fine. Fernando Tapia, 47, Eudora, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of making a false statement on a tax return...
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November 19, 2018 - 8:32 pm
A Colorado man was sentenced Monday to 108 months in federal prison for driving seven lbs. of methamphetamine to Kansas. Hector Manuel Aguirre, 21, Edwards, Colo., pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. In his plea, he admitted that in February 2018 the...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:15 pm
A Kansas man who was growing marijuana on an island in the Neosho River has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Scott Joseph Skibo, 55, of Chetopa, was sentenced Thursday for unlawful possession of a firearm following a felony conviction...
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November 14, 2018 - 6:36 pm
The man accused of running over a Wichita police officer last year has pleaded guilty. Justin Terrazas pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated battery and other charges. Prosecutors say Terrazas ran over officer Brian Arterburn while fleeing in a stolen vehicle in February 2017. Terrazas will be...
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November 14, 2018 - 6:15 pm
A Lawrence man was sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison for soliciting a girl, 16, to send him images of her in sexual poses. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Wednesday that Jamie Drake, 40, was sentenced for coercion and enticement of a minor. Drake admitted that he asked the...
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November 14, 2018 - 6:03 pm
A man who secretly photographed and made videos of women as they undressed at a Kansas tanning salon has been sentenced to 60 days in jail. Tracy Driscoll also was ordered to serve three years of probation when he's released from jail. Driscoll pleaded no contest in September in Barton County to...
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November 07, 2018 - 8:36 pm
A Topeka driver who hit a pedestrian and dragged her under an SUV, was sentenced to more than 14 years in prison for a hit-and-run that killed another woman. Alexia Nolte, 21, was sentenced Wednesday for second-degree murder, aggravated assault and failure to stop at an accident. Nolte struck Robin...
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November 07, 2018 - 6:12 pm
One of four women who tried to steal 26 pairs of blue jeans worth thousands of dollars has been sentenced to prison. Shaikeece Whisonant, 25, of Grandview, Missouri, was sentenced Tuesday to nearly two years in prison for robbery. She was one of four women who tried to steal the jeans, worth more...
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November 05, 2018 - 8:18 pm
A Kansas City, Kansas, man who told investigators he sold more than one lbs. of methamphetamine a week has been sentenced to thirteen years in prison. Federal prosecutors say Joseph Cornejo, 30, was sentenced Monday for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Prosecutors say when...
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October 30, 2018 - 7:12 pm
A recently disbarred lawyer has been sentenced to two years and four months in prison for hitting a nurse while she was crossing a street. Mark Logan, 55, was sentenced for aggravated battery and failure to yield to a pedestrian. The woman, who was pregnant, was hit in October outside the...
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