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Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that a jury convicted George Joseph Burgess Jr., a 45-year-old transient, of two counts of rape and six counts of indecent liberties…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Mason Duane Robinson, 28, of Lawrence, was sentenced to 49 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for distribution of a…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Maurice Anthony Mahan, 53, of Lawrence, was sentenced to 16 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for making a criminal…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Romeo Martinez, 23, of Lawrence, was sentenced to 66 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for the sexually motivated…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Howard C. Levite Jr., 32, of Leavenworth, was sentenced to 40 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections in the non-fatal…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced the release of the 2023 Annual Report for the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office. This comprehensive report highlights the…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Austin W. Kidder, 32, of Olathe, was sentenced to 26 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for aggravated domestic…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that a jury found John T. Price, 36, of Lawrence, guilty Monday of battery against a law enforcement officer.“Correctional officers…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Benjamin Mims, 36, of Lawrence, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and unlawful distribution of fentanyl in the death of an…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Michael W. Wicks, 54, of Lawrence, was sentenced to 123 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for three counts of sexual…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Jordan Turner Watson, 35, of Tonganoxie, was sentenced to 16 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for fleeing or…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that James D. Kaberline II, 42, of Lawrence, was sentenced to two concurrent sentences of 32 months in the Kansas Department of…

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