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Overland Park teacher receives probation for sex with students
July 22, 2013

When people are accused of a sex crime in Kansas, they are often demonized due to the nature of the alleged offense. However, not every sex crime is the same. Some offenses occur simply as a result of poor judgment. Nevertheless, a sex crime charge often brings with it a permanently damaged reputation even before a defendant stands trial. A strong sex crime defense strategy may be one of the only ways for defendants to minimize damage to their names. The Johnson County District Court recently ordered a three-year probation term for a former Shawnee Mission teacher who pleaded guilty… Read More →

Kansas postmaster found guilty of embezzlement

A federal jury has found the former postmaster for the small town of Whiting, Kansas, guilty of making a false writing and embezzlement of public funds. These offenses, both white collar crimes, resulted in a shortage of over $7,000 in the post office’s account. An auditor discovered the shortage of money, which occurred while the postmaster was responsible for running the Whiting post office. This discrepancy in bookkeeping led to the charges against the postmaster. Because the man was an employee of the U.S. government and he allegedly embezzled public funds, he was tried in a federal court. The penalties… Read More →

Kansas man faces federal charges for allegedly hiring hit man

It is usually the state’s responsibility to deal with violations of state statute. But sometimes a crime that breaks a state law is also a federal crime. This is the situation a Kansas man finds himself in after police arrested him for allegedly hiring a hit man to kill his wife. A confidential informant recently contacted Kansas City police to report that a Basehor man allegedly discussed hiring him to kill his wife. The informant called the suspect to say he was holding the man’s wife and daughter. This was not the truth, but undercover investigation is legal and informants… Read More →

Kansas City man receives federal sentence for firearm possession

Conviction of a federal crime can mean consequences extending beyond jail time and fines. It can mean that a convicted felon loses rights granted to other residents of Kansas. One example of this is the right to own a fire arm. A Kansas City man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison without parole as a result of being a felon in possession of a fire arm and fatally shooting a vardenafil generic over the counter In addition to facing state court charges related to the victim’s death, the man was charged with a violation of… Read More →

Alleged marijuana operation in Leavenworth brings drug charges

When a Sheriff’s Office tactical unit served a search warrant on a rural Leavenworth residence, Kansas authorities uncovered an alleged marijuana operation and arrested a 34-year-old man. Firearms, paraphernalia, cash, and approximately twelve mature and four starter marijuana plants were seized by the authorities. Reports indicate that approximately ten pounds of “processed” marijuana was also vidalista online no prescription There were no initial reports as to how the police came to suspect the residence in question, although the fact that a search warrant was executed at the residence tends toward the conclusion that the location was the focus… Read More →

Dealers hammered with murder charges in the fight against heroine

One user got his fix of heroine but something went wrong. The user collapsed and his dealer refused to let any one call 9-1-1, likely because he didn’t want to deal with the authorities. Instead, the dealer thought that he would be capable of reviving the collapsed man so he began sticking frozen meat in the man’s pants in an effort to make him regain consciousness. It didn’t work, the man died of an overdose. Now, that dealer is spending the rest of his life behind bars on conviction of drug charges. The public perception of heroine used to be… Read More →

Kansas man not require to register as a sex offender

In an unusual sex crime case, a Kansas man that plead guilty to molesting a dog and was convicted in Sedgwick County, will not have to forcibly register on the sex offender registry. Presence on the sex offender registry is required when an individual is found guilty of committing a “sexually motivated crime” that would be proven to gratify the individual. The man in question was found guilty of criminal sodomy after charges came about resulting from the individual’s contact with his roommate’s Rottweiler. While criminal sodomy charges can result from contact with an animal, another law determines whether registration… Read More →

Kansas man’s blackmail conviction overturned

A Johnson County, Kansas, blackmail case, also more formally known as extortion, has recently been overturned. The charges originated when the accused sent a letter to the husband of his former wife stating that he would expose the husband as a child abuser if the man did not keep his distance from the man that was sending the letter’s family. At the time, in order for a conviction of blackmail, the purported victim would have to have completed some sort of action against their will as a result of the alleged blackmail. In this instance the man would have had… Read More →

All charges dropped in alleged family sex crime case

Six elder members of a family were accused of a string of unusual sex crimes, including wedding younger relatives to older male relatives to allow intercourse. Further allegations of bestiality, pregnancy and murder were also brought forth. Multiple of the accused family members spent time behind bars awaiting trial. The alleged crimes, which are said to have occurred about 30 miles east of Kansas City on a family farm, resulted in the arrest of the family members in 2009. However, all charges have been dropped. Initially, charges against one of the six family members were dropped last year owing to… Read More →

Kansas man, wife and son charged with white collar crimes

One Kansas contractor originally pleaded not guilty to several charges of white collar crimes but now has a change of plea hearing scheduled for April 9. The charges include money laundering, conspiracy to defraud the government, making false statements, wire fraud and major program fraud. According to a federal indictment, the Kansas man claimed earnings of multiple citations and medals — four Bronze Stars, three Purple hearts and three Silver Stars — acquired for his service in Vietnam. Authorities allege that the Kansas contractor won over $6 million in federal contracts due to a falsely-claimed disability. The Kansas contractor that… Read More →

Kansas man sentenced to 6 months in federal prison

One Kansas man pled guilty to wire fraud, food stamp fraud and citalopram online no prescription It appears that in this federal crime a Kansas grocery store operated by the man was giving recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program only about half the value they were entitled while the man pocketed the remainder. The charges came after an extensive investigation involving surveillance of the Kansas grocery store, computerized detection systems and the use of undercover investigators. However, the man received a fairly lenient sentence because of the defendant’s familial situation. It appears the man has five children and… Read More →

Kansas authorities make drug arrest after pocket-dial

Drug busts can come in many forms but Kansas law officials report that one unusual case in particular may be the first of its kind. Pocket-dial induced arrest. Police speculate that a pair of drug dealers misdialed or possibly accidentally dialed 911 as they were in the midst of discussing their plans to distribute illegal substances, thereby incriminating themselves and leading to their drug charges. Currently on 30 mg of Strattera and funnily enough, I started on 10mg and felt it is benefit pretty much immediately. Now at this stage, I am hopefully going up to 40 mg soon, and… Read More →