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March 13, 2019 - 6:14 pm
A former emergency responder in Jackson County, Kansas, has been sentenced to five years on federal probation for stealing morphine from vials. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Colby VanWagoner, 33, of Mayetta, was sentenced Tuesday. He was also ordered not to work anywhere that gives him...
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March 13, 2019 - 5:55 pm
A Kansas woman who stole charitable donations meant for a burn victim, 11, has been sentenced to a year of probation. Cinthia Davis, 34, of Wellington, was sentenced Tuesday and ordered restitution to the victim's family. Davis was found guilty of felony theft in January. Prosecutors allege Davis...
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March 12, 2019 - 9:03 pm
A Romanian national who used skimming devices on ATMs to steal debit card information has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison without parole. Federal prosecutors say David Velcu. 24, also known as Luca Antoni, was in the U.S. illegally when he committed the crimes on ATMs in...
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March 06, 2019 - 7:37 pm
A Lawrence man accused of biting off part of his roommate's ear during a drug-infused attack has been sentenced to just over three years in prison. Wynn Anderson, 39, was sentenced Tuesday to 37 months in prison followed by two years of supervision. Anderson was originally charged with attempted...
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March 05, 2019 - 7:48 pm
Three men have received prison sentences in the widespread college basketball recruiting scandal that has tainted two dozen schools. Former Adidas executive James Gatto, business manager Christian Dawkins and amateur league director Merl Code were convicted of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in...
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February 27, 2019 - 2:29 am
A 61-year-old Kansas woman has been convicted of participating in a conspiracy to distribute drugs supplied by a drug cartel in Mexico. Christine Little Wood, of Overland Park, was found guilty Monday of being part of a ring that distributed heroin and methamphetamine from January 2010 to April...
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February 20, 2019 - 7:36 pm
A Lawrence man has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for shooting and wounding a girl, 17, as several people shot fireworks at him. Rashan Gill, 21, apologized at Tuesday's hearing, saying through tears that he "will never forget" what happened and that he could have killed the girl. In the...
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February 15, 2019 - 8:03 pm
A man has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison for a fatal shooting in 2015. Fernando Diaz, 26, was sentenced Friday for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Christopher Galvan, 22. Topeka police responding to a call of a vehicle crash in east Topeka found Galvan inside a car...
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February 08, 2019 - 5:20 pm
An Oklahoma City man who cyberstalked a woman based at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha has been sentenced to five months in prison. Federal prosecutors say Kevin McRae, 48, was sentenced Friday in Omaha's federal court. He had pleaded guilty in September to one count of cyberstalking. Prosecutors...
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February 06, 2019 - 5:34 am
A 30-year-old Topeka man who led police on a chase to avoid stopping at a DUI checkpoint has been sentenced on a firearms charge. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said in a news release that Darryl Kevin Norwood was sentenced Tuesday to 3.5 years in prison for possession of a firearm. Because of...
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