Sex Offender

March 01, 2019 - 5:19 pm
The Kansas Supreme Court has issued a rare order directing the Brown County District to sentence a sex abuse offender for a third time, saying the man was a victim of "judicial vindictiveness." County District Judge John Weingart sentenced defendant Wyatt Brown to 30 years in prison for aggravated...
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November 06, 2018 - 7:08 pm
A former employee of a suburban Kansas City youth mental health facility has been placed on probation for sex charges. The Kansas City Star reports that Dijon Willis, 27, will have to serve 30 days in jail as a condition of probation. He also was ordered Monday to undergo sex offender treatment and...
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Dreamstime
June 30, 2018 - 5:20 pm
A former teacher at Gardner Edgerton High School has received a suspended prison sentence and three years' probation for having sexual contact with a student. The Kansas City Star reports that 45-year-old Todd Burd was ordered Friday to serve 30 days in jail as a condition of his probation. He was...
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May 13, 2018 - 10:21 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's tough treatment of sex offenders living outside of prison is sending hundreds of the offenders to neighboring states, where laws are not as stringent. Missouri requires sex offenders to register for a lifetime, with no exceptions. Other states require registrations...
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Dreamstime
February 28, 2018 - 7:01 pm
The family of a Newton mother and daughter who were killed last year wants a law that would reveal the names of child sex offenders, regardless of their ages when the crimes were committed. The Kansas Department of Corrections and other rehabilitation groups disagree with the proposed law, because...
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Dreamstime
February 10, 2018 - 5:32 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 33-year-old man was sentenced to about 2.5 years in prison for soliciting nude photos from a 15-year-old girl. Sean Wenger, of Osage City, was sentenced Thursday for sexual exploitation of a child. He also must register as a sex offender for 25 years and will be on post-...
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Dreamstime
December 07, 2017 - 8:21 pm
A convicted sex offender has been sentenced to more than 22 years in prison for sexually assaulting a Kansas girl, 12. The Sedgwick County District Attorney's office announced that Kelly Farr, 44, of Scott County, Kansas, was sentenced Wednesday for attempted rape. The victim reported that Farr...
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Dreamstime
November 02, 2017 - 4:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to require the passports of registered child sex offenders to identify them as such. The State Department said this week it will revoke existing passports of registered child sex offenders and require them to apply for a new one that carries a...
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Dreamstime
September 12, 2017 - 11:17 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A registered sex offender from Kansas has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for taking a girl, 16, from Virginia across state lines for sex. Federal prosecutors say Logan Viquesney, 21, of Kansas City, Kansas, was sentenced Tuesday. He pleaded guilty to...
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Dreamstime
August 11, 2017 - 12:51 am
Since news broke of a man arrested and accused of killing a Newton mother and her four-year old child, many people have been interested in his background. It has been reported that nineteen-year old Keith Lane Hawkins was convicted of aggraveted indecent liberties with a child in McPherson county...
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