Sentenced

March 26, 2019 - 7:19 pm
The former executive director of Inter-Faith Ministries in Wichita has been sentenced to probation for embezzling more than $100,000 from the church. Garland Egerton, 66, of Wichita, was sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation, with an underlying prison sentence of 32 months. Egerton pleaded...
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March 14, 2019 - 7:10 pm
A man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for killing a man and wounding the victim's father outside a Topeka home. John Towner Jr., 30, apologized in court Thursday before he was sentenced for voluntary manslaughter and attempted second-degree murder in the January 2018 shooting. During the...
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March 14, 2019 - 7:03 pm
Prosecutors say an Oklahoma man was sentenced to nine years in prison for trafficking more than 20 lbs. of methamphetamine. The U.S. attorney's office said in a news release that Guillermo D. Andrade, 23, of Oklahoma City was sentenced Thursday on one count of possession with intent to distribute...
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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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