Sentenced

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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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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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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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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February 20, 2018 - 5:58 pm
A Lawrence man who stabbed his grandmother to death has been sentenced to more than 48 years in prison. Jaered Long, 19, was sentenced Tuesday in the December 2015 death of Deborah Bretthauer, 67, at a Lawrence apartment where the two lived. Lawrence police say Bretthauer was stabbed dozens of...
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February 16, 2018 - 9:21 pm
A former Montgomery County man was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the death of a southeast Kansas woman and her three children. The Kansas Attorney General says David Cornell Bennett Jr., 26, formerly of Cherryvale, was sentenced Friday for capital murder and three counts of first-...
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February 16, 2018 - 4:39 am
A man has been sentenced to 41 years and three months in prison for kidnapping and raping a suburban Kansas City sheriff's deputy with the help of another man. The Kansas City Star reports that 26-year-old William Luth, of Blue Springs, Missouri, was sentenced Thursday after the prosecutor read a...
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February 12, 2018 - 10:19 pm
An Illinois man was sentenced Monday to 73 months in federal prison for driving the getaway car in a $53,000 holdup at a Verizon store in Village West. The robbers held store employees at gunpoint and bound them with zip ties. Terry Curtis, 34, Rockford, Il., pleaded guilty to one count of...
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February 09, 2018 - 8:24 pm
A homeless man who murdered a Kansas woman and her daughter, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Keith Hawkins was sentenced Friday for capital murder in the August 2017 deaths of Alyssa Runyon, 24, and her daughter, Zaylynn Paz, 4. The victims' bodies were found at their duplex in...
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