The former sheriff of Sedgwick County has been sentenced to seven months in jail after he was caught bringing a female jail inmate to his home in his own car for sex. A jury found Hanna guilty May 8 of first-degree official misconduct. Hanna, 45, was acquitted of sexual assault on an at-risk personsecond-degree kidnapping and soliciting a prostitute.
KUSA — A jury has convicted the former sheriff of Sedgwick County of transporting an inmate with intellectual disabilities in his personal vehicle, but found him not guilty of sexually assaulting her and threatening her as previously alleged. Hanna was found not guilty of sexual assault on an at-risk person, second-degree kidnapping and soliciting a prostitute for the August incident. According to an arrest affidavit obtained by 9NEWS, the allegations came to light after a deputy saw Hanna transport the handcuffed inmate in his personal vehicle.
A former Chase County Jail staffer accused of illegal sexual contact with an inmate has offered a plea to an amended count in her case. Maudi McCorgary was originally in court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing on charges of unlawful sexual relations and trafficking contraband into the Chase County Jail. That hearing was waived, though, as McCorgary pleaded no contest to an amended count of attempted unlawful sexual activity.
Right now, there are 1, sex offenders, violent offenders and drug offenders registered in Sedgwick County. However, there are only four deputies in charge of making sure each of the offenders is following the rules. Each offender, who could be convicted of crimes ranging from rape, kidnapping, capital murder and drug distribution, is required to register with the county every quarter. During registration, they must update their address, the type of vehicle they drive, where they work, etc.
A convicted sex offender has been sentenced to more than 22 years in prison for sexually assaulting a year-old Wichita girl. He pleaded guilty in August to attempted rape and did not appear in court for his October sentencing. A warrant issued and Farr was sentenced Wednesday.
Police often remind parents to check for registered sex offenders ahead of Halloween trick or treating, but one national group says offender's rights are being infringed upon. Wichita streets are all decked out for Halloween. Jennifer Hickerson is ready to take the kids out for a fun night.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation KBI has established this website to facilitate public access to information about persons who have been convicted of certain sex, violent and drug offenses, as set forth in the Kansas Offender Registration Act K. Effective July 1,K. The KBI makes no representations, either express or implied, that the information on this website is complete or accurate.
More than registered sex offenders live in Sedgwick County, but sex offender locator websites and apps can struggle to track where offenders actually live. Part of the deal when someone is convicted of a sex crime in Kansas is that they have to register as a sex offender each quarter and on their birthday with their local sheriff's office or tribal police department. One example of the inaccuracies of the registered offender search website that's run by the state of Kansas is the case of Kelly Farr. Farr is a registered offender currently facing two counts of raping a year-old girl.
STERLING, CO -- A former rural Colorado sheriff was found guilty of first-degree official misconduct after being accused of sexually assaulting a developmentally delayed female inmate in his home in A Logan County jury found former Sedgwick County Sheriff Thomas "TJ" Hanna, 45, not guilty of charges of sexual assault on an at-risk adult, second-degree kidnapping and soliciting prostitution. Hanna will have his peace officer certification revoked as a result of the conviction, a statement from the 18th Judicial District Attorney said.
He made his first court appearance Wednesday where he was advised of the four charges against him. Hanna was arrested Tuesday and the prosecutor from the 13th Judicial District recused herself from the case. A special prosecutor from the 18th Judicial District will handle the case. He arrested some of the inmates who are in the Logan County Jail.