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Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Armeer Asad II, 34, of Chicago, was sentenced to 19 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for possessing fentanyl and…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Jadarrius J. Smith, 25, of Lawrence, pleaded no contest to unlawful distribution of fentanyl. “Fentanyl is a significant…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Zachary T. Maddux, 19, of Lawrence, pleaded guilty to aggravated battery for striking an off-duty law enforcement officer with a…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Chloe L. Colby, 23, of Lawrence, pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter and conspiracy to commit unlawful distribution of…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Steven Lorenzo Russell, 34, was sentenced to 17 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for possessing methamphetamine that…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Kevin Lee Lemon, 54, of Overbrook, pleaded no contest to aggravated assault.“Combatting gun violence that threatens the safety and…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Major C. Edwards, Jr., 45, of Lawrence, was sentenced to 21 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for an aggravated…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Breyon Paul Townsend, 21, of Lawrence, was sentenced to 53 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for aggravated battery…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that a jury found Servando J. Martinez Vazquez, 24, of Lawrence, guilty of domestic battery and criminal damage to property, both…
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…

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