Sentenced

August 14, 2018 - 7:19 pm
A man who fought with and threatened security officers outside a federal office building in Kansas City has been sentenced to 15 years without parole. James Everett Jr., 32, of Kansas City, Kansas, was sentenced Tuesday for threatening a federal law enforcement officer, resisting a federal law...
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August 09, 2018 - 7:58 pm
A man who owed about $400,000 in taxes who was convicted of shooting and wounding a Wichita tax agent has been sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison. Ricky Wirths was sentenced Thursday. He was found guilty in June of attempted first-degree murder for shooting Cortney Holloway five times at a...
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August 09, 2018 - 6:43 pm
A Kansas man has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for a 2016 death in Neodesha. The Kansas Attorney General's office says DeJay Lynn Schlegel, 37, of Neodesha, was sentenced Wednesday in the December 2016 death of Michael Elam. Schlegel pleaded no contest in May to second-degree...
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August 08, 2018 - 8:37 pm
A Lawrence man who molested a girl beginning when she was 7 was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. Clinton Laing, 68, was sentenced Tuesday for aggravated indecent liberties with a child for crimes that occurred in 2015 and 2016. Before a plea deal, he faced four...
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August 07, 2018 - 6:42 pm
A man has been sentenced to three consecutive life sentences on federal hate crime charges for killing an Indian immigrant and wounding two other men in a Kansas bar. The Johnson County District Court had already sentenced Adam Purinton to life in prison for first-degree murder in the February 2017...
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August 07, 2018 - 4:39 am
A Kansas man who fatally shot an Indian immigrant and wounded another in a suburban Kansas City bar is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday on federal hate crime charges. Adam Purinton of Olathe agreed to a plea deal in May that recommended he be sentenced to life in prison on each of three hate crime...
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August 06, 2018 - 4:00 pm
A teenager has been sentenced to one year and one month in juvenile detention for crashing into a tree and killing one of his friends in suburban Kansas City. The 16-year-old was sentenced in the juvenile division of Johnson County District Court. He pleaded no contest last month to charges of...
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July 26, 2018 - 8:29 pm
A suburban Kansas City woman who sold thousands of counterfeit designer merchandise has been sentenced to a year of probation. So Wun Pak, 64, owner of Sue's Accessories in Mission, was sentenced Thursday. She pleaded no contest in May to counterfeiting merchandise worth from $1,000 to $25,000...
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July 24, 2018 - 7:04 pm
A Topeka man was sentenced to 14 years in prison for driving a getaway car in an armed robbery. A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Jermaine Tyrell Patton, 30, for participating in a November 2016 robbery at an Oakmark Convenience Store. The U.S. Attorney's General office says when Patton pleaded...
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July 12, 2018 - 8:18 pm
A former sheriff's lieutenant was placed on two years of probation for stealing more than $22,000 in cash from the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office. Gregory Swanson, 49, was sentenced for felony theft Wednesday after pleading guilty in April. He also admitted stealing more than $3,400 in money...
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