Sentenced

May 11, 2018 - 8:06 pm
An agent with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement who sent a Wichita television news anchor sensitive law enforcement material has been sentenced to the six months he has already spent in jail. Andrew J. Pleviak declined to make a statement before he was sentenced Friday to time served and...
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May 02, 2018 - 9:28 pm
A northwest Missouri woman has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison without parole for participating in a $4.3 million heroin and methamphetamine ring. Federal prosecutors say Sabrena Lynn Morgan, 41, of Kearney, was sentenced Tuesday. She is one of 21 people who have pleaded guilty to...
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April 27, 2018 - 6:32 pm
A Kansas man has been sentenced to more than 18 years in prison for killing his wife. Jacob Ohnmacht, 27, of Larned, was sentenced Thursday for voluntary manslaughter and interference with law enforcement. Ohnmacht initially faced a second-degree murder charge in the December 2016 strangulation...
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April 24, 2018 - 5:22 am
A Wichita man was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison for distributing child pornography. 42-year-old Joshua Haskins of Wichita pleaded guilty to one count of distributing child pornography and one count of using the internet to target a child for sexual exploitation. In his plea,...
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April 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm
A rap video filmed in Kansas showing six people smoking marijuana while they possessed guns has brought a federal prison sentence for yet another participant. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Shundell C. Barkus, 23, of Wichita was sentenced Monday to four years. He had earlier pleaded guilty to one...
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April 12, 2018 - 7:20 pm
A Lawrence man who sent hundreds of emails to someone he thought was a girl, 14, has been convicted of soliciting sex. The person he was communicating with was a sheriff's deputy. Prosecutors say when Michael Henderson, 38, showed up with condoms to meet the "child" he was arrested. Henderson was...
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April 12, 2018 - 7:15 pm
A man left partially paralyzed when gunfire erupted as he and three others were robbing a suburban Kansas City gun shop has been sentenced to life in prison for killing the shop's owner. The Kansas City Star report that De'Anthony Wiley, 23, won't be eligible for parole for 25 years under the...
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April 11, 2018 - 7:46 pm
A Junction City woman whose boyfriend died of a drug overdose has been sentenced for drug distribution. Racheal Moody, 27, was sentenced Monday to nearly two years in prison. Prosecutors say she supplied the methadone that her boyfriend, Christopher Allen, 27, overdosed on in October 2015. She was...
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April 06, 2018 - 4:57 am
A Chinese national who lived in Manhattan, Kansas, has been 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 on Wednesday announced 51-year-old Weiqiang Zhang's sentence on two counts of...
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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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