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Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Isaiah J. Duckworth, 36, of Lawrence, pleaded no contest to attempting to traffic contraband while incarcerated at the Douglas…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Stephen Tyler Wampler, 28, of Lawrence, was sentenced to a total of 70 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) for…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Michael W. Wicks, 53, of Lawrence, pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual exploitation of a child for possessing nude images of…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Bruce J. Holloway, Jr., 21, of Lawrence, was sentenced to a total of 38 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that a jury found Austin W. Kidder, 32, of Olathe, guilty of aggravated domestic battery in the strangling of a Lawrence woman.“Thank…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Randell Mark Smith, 32, of Lawrence, pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter and unlawful distribution of a controlled…
The University of Kansas School of Law’s Legal Aid Clinic will host a Clean Slate Criminal Record Expungement Clinic this spring in partnership with the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office and…
The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office will close its physical office to the public at least through Friday, January 26, 2024. District Attorney staff will continue to be present for court…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that a jury found Chester W. Brockman, Jr., 51, of Lawrence, guilty of aggravated robbery and aggravated residential burglary in…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Javier Romero, 20, of Lawrence, pleaded no contest to murder in the second degree and Andrel D. Spates Jr., 21, of Lawrence,…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Alex J. Skidmore, 21, of Atchison, will serve 114 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for aggravated sexual battery of…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that a jury found Darren L. Henry, 30, of Topeka, guilty of aggravated robbery in the armed holdup of a local convenience store.The…

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