Sentenced

April 05, 2018 - 9:46 pm
A man who shot and killed three people inside a Kansas City, Kansas, home was sentenced to life in prison without parole. The Kansas City Star reports Jason Tucker, 29, was sentenced Thursday for capital murder in the May 2017 deaths of Vincent Rocha; his wife, Bernadette Gosserand, and his adult...
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April 04, 2018 - 7:10 pm
A Chinese national who lived in Manhattan, Kansas, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for conspiring to steal proprietary rice seeds developed in the U.S. and giving them to visitors from China. Federal prosecutors announced Wednesday that Weiqiang Zhang, 51, was sentenced for two counts of...
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April 03, 2018 - 8:06 pm
A man has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison after pleading no contest to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a Kansas man. Leobardo Velasquez, 39, was sentenced Monday in the death of Raul Lopez-Vargas, 52. The judge also ordered him to pay about $365 in trial preparation...
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March 29, 2018 - 6:07 pm
A Topeka man convicted in the killing of his estranged wife last summer has been sentenced to life in prison. Pedro Enriquez pleaded guilty last month to first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated battery in the death of Viviana Vazquez, 33. Enriquez was sentenced Thursday...
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March 22, 2018 - 5:57 pm
An Olathe man was sentenced for the second time for setting a fire and then shooting at first responders who responded. William Outhet Jr., 63, was sentenced Thursday to nearly 14 years in prison for attempted first-degree murder. Prosecutors say he set his house on fire in February 2013 and fired...
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March 15, 2018 - 5:55 pm
The "Godfather of Grass," who fled to Canada after being indicted on federal drug charges and spent eight years on the run, has been sentenced to almost five years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson III on Thursday in Louisville sentenced John Robert "Johnny" Boone, 74,...
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Dreamstime
March 08, 2018 - 8:10 pm
A Kansas man was sentenced to nearly 12.5 years in prison for a drunken driving crash that killed woman who was riding on his motorcycle. The Leavenworth Times reports Steven Harris, 48, was sentenced Wednesday for a September 2015 crash in Leavenworth County that killed 48-year-old Dawn Caruthers...
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Dreamstime
February 27, 2018 - 7:08 pm
A Pratt man has been sentenced to nearly 19 years in prison for sex crimes involving minors. Matt Gamblin, 38, was sentenced Monday for aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Gamblin pleaded guilty in January. The crimes, involving minors, took place in October...
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Dreamstime
February 25, 2018 - 4:00 am
A 27-year-old man from Horton, Kansas has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison for committing several arson fires throughout the town of Horton. Dustin McCulley was sentenced Friday for the arson crimes he committed in May of 2017. McCulley pleaded no contest last month to nine felonies...
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Dreamstime
February 23, 2018 - 7:15 pm
A Topeka man was sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for the stabbing death of another man during a confrontation at a gas station. Caleb John Kanatzar, 37, was sentenced Friday for voluntary manslaughter in the December 2015 death of Terrin Holloway, 24. Holloway was stabbed in the parking...
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