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Sumner County Court Docket: August 8, 2019 report

by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The following are a list of criminal court complaints recently filed by the Sumner County Attorney’s office.

These are formal charges introduced into the Sumner County District Court system. The suspects listed in the complaint have not been tried by a judge or jury unless specified otherwise. All citizens are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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The state of Kansas v. Vance Lough — Case No: 19 CR 130.

Date of birth: 1965. Address: Wellington.

Date of the alleged crime: May 30, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Possession methamphetamine, level 5 drug felony.

Count 2: Possession of drug paraphernalia to test or analyze controlled substance, level 5 drug felony.

Case description: Lough is accused of possessing three small bags of methamphetamine in his pocket and a loaded syringe in the driver’s side door of the vehicle he was driving until it ran out of gas. He also had two digital scales inside his vehicle.

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The state of Kansas v. Franklin Ray Nichols — Case No: 19 CR 133.

Date of birth: 1984. Address: Wellington.

Date of the alleged crime: May 19, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Criminal Possession of Firearm by a convicted felon, level 8 felony.

Case description: Nichols is accused of possessing a firearm after being convicted of a Level 4 drug felony on Sept. 11, 2014. Under article 57 of Chapter 21 of the Kansas Statutes, no person convicted within the last 10 years can possess a firearm. Nichlols allegedly possessed 1) a Marlin .22 Cal LR, 2) a Winchesters 30-30 lever-action rifle,  and 3) a Rossi Circuit Judge 45/410 rifle.

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The state of Kansas v. Thomas Weaver — Case No: 19 CR 134.

Date of birth: 1955. Address: Wellington.

Date of the alleged crime: March 18, 2018.

Charges:

(This is an appeal from a municipal City of Wellington case 2018-210)

Count 1: Theft of lost or mislaid property, Class A misdemeanor.

or Criminal deprivation of property, Class A misdemeanor.

Count 2: Interference with law enforcement, Class A misdemeanor.

Case description: Weaver was accused of stealing a Dodge Ram Dually Power Wheels toy worth about $100. He also allegedly interfered with the investigation.

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The state of Kansas v. Amber Dawn Dorsey — Case No: 19 CR 135.

Date of birth: 1986. Address: Wellington.

Date of the alleged crime: May 30, 2019. 

Charges:

Count 1: Burglary of non-dwelling, level 7 felony.

Count 2: Interference with law enforcement in a felony case, level 9 felony.

Count 3: Theft, Class A misdemeanor.

Count 4: Criminal damage to property, Class B misdemeanor.

Case description: Dorsey is accused of driving her vehicle to the Wellington Animal Clinic where two dogs, a white and brown pit bull mixes including one named “Diesel” belonging to her brother and his girlfriend, had been impounded.  Allegedly, she was discovered parked near the animal clinic with Diesel in the backseat of her car. According to information in the complaint, Dorsey broke the outside of the kennel and stole one of the pit bull mix dogs. When apprehended, Dorsey allegedly told law enforcement her car was overheating so she stopped at the Animal Clinic to let it cool down, but when the officer turned on the car there was nothing indicating that she was having car trouble.

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The state of Kansas v. Devon Andrew Simmons — Case No: 19 CR 136.

Date of birth: 1986. Address: Udall.

Date of the alleged crime: May 10, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Domestic battery, Class B misdemeanor.

Count 2: Domestic battery, Class B misdemeanor.

Count 3: Domestic battery, Class B misdemeanor.

Case description: Simmons is accused of angrily punching another person in the face two or three times with a closed fist causing bruising near her lip that was still visible four days later. He then allegedly bit the woman’s right forearm which left a bruise about the size of a golf ball. Then two days later he allegedly slapped the person across the face causing a black eye.

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The state of Kansas v. Devon Andrew Simmons — Case No: 19 CR 137.

Date of birth: 1986. Address: Udall.

Date of the alleged crime: June 3, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Interference with law enforcement in a criminal case, level 9 felony.

Count 2: Criminal damage to property, level 9 felony.

Case description: Simmons is accused of physical resisting arrest when a state patrol officer was attempting to transport him to jail. He allegedly kicked the back seat passenger’s side window of the police car causing more than $1,500 damage to the back seat passenger’s window and door paneling.

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The state of Kansas v. Marie Dennis — Case No: 19 CR 140.

Date of birth: 1985. Address: El Dorado.

Date of the alleged crime: May 24, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Conspiracy to commit vehicle burglary, level 10 felony.

Count 2: Criminal damage to property, Class B misdemeanor.

Count 3: Burglary of vehicle, level 9 felony.

Count 4: Theft, level 9 felony.

Case description: Dennis is accused of agreeing with Jason Barrajas to break into a black Lincoln parked at Kansas Star casino so they could steal several items.  Barajas allegedly broke the passenger side front window and entered before allegedly hitting the trunk button and opening the trunk. Dennis then allegedly removed some golf clubs. They also allegedly stole, a wallet, black satchel, credit and debit cards, cash and other items valued at least $1,500 but less than $25,000.

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The state of Kansas v. Jason Barajas — Case No: 19 CR 141.

Date of birth: 1988. Address: Wichita.

Date of the alleged crime: May 24, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Conspiracy to commit vehicle burglary, level 10 felony.

Count 2: Criminal damage to property, Class B misdemeanor.

Count 3: Burglary of a vehicle, level 9 felony.

Count 4: Theft, level 9 felony.

Case description: See complaint above.

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The state of Kansas v. Robert Carlson Jr. — Case No: 19 CR 142.

Date of birth: 1958. Address: Belle Plaine.

Date of the alleged crime: June 8, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Illegal parking, an infraction.

Count 2: Driving under the influence, non-grid felony (second offense)

Count 3: Driving in violation of driver’s license restrictions, a misdemeanor.

Count 4: No interlock device, Class A misdemeanor.

Case description: Carlson, Jr. is accused of illegally parking his blue Nissan Altima in the middle of the road at 1100 E. 90th Ave. in Belle Plaine with an alcohol concentration of .08 or more. He had previous DUI convictions in Cowley County in 2015 and Sedgwick County in 2018.

He also allegedly drove a vehicle without an interlock device as required by the court system.

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The state of Kansas v. Kolby Richardson — Case No: 19 CR 145.

Date of birth: 1997. Address: Wichita.

Date of the alleged crime: June 14, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Driving while suspended, Class B misdemeanor.

Count 2: Driving while texting, a traffic infraction.

Count 3: Possession marijuana, Class B misdemeanor.

Count 4: Possession of drug paraphernalia, Class B misdemeanor.

Count 5: Possession of drug paraphernalia to test or analyze a controlled substance, level 5 drug felony.

Count 6: Possession of a firearm while addicted to and a user of a controlled substance, Class B misdemeanor.

Case description: Richardson is accused of driving a 1999 Chrysler 300 on the Main Street in Oxford with his driver’s license suspended for failing to pay a speeding citation in Cowley and Sedgwick District Court.

He allegedly was texting while driving. After being stopped he allegedly had a small quantity of marijuana in a glass jar on the rear floorboard, a package of Raw rolling papers, a Raw rolling tool and two Swisher Sweet Island Blast cigars. Then allegedly, Richardson had an unassembled AR-15 M-4 rifle in the car that he recently purchased while admitting he currently used marijuana three or four days a week and is addicted.

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The state of Kansas v. Mark Alan Young — Case No: 19 CR 146.

Date of birth: 1970. Address: Peck.

Date of the alleged crime: March 7, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Theft of services, Class A misdemeanor.

Count 2: Criminal damage to property, Class B misdemeanor. 

Case description: Young is accused of installing wiring at his residence at 1459 N. Hydraulic Road in Peck to bypass the electricity meter and stealing $200 worth of electricity without the permission of Sumner County Electric Coop. Defendant cut a lock in order to gain access to the top of the box, allegedly.

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The state of Kansas v. Fredrick Richard Lodwick, Jr. — Case No: 19 CR 147.

Date of birth: 1990. Address: Wellington.

Date of the alleged crime: June 15, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Interference with law enforcement by false statement, level 9 felony.

Count 2: Interference with law enforcement, level 9 felony.

Case description: Lodwick is accused of lying to an officer by providing a different name to a police officer other than his own. He also allegedly in an effort to stop the officer of his duty, he refused to allow an officer into his apartment.

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The state of Kansas v. Matthew Joseph Davis — Case No: 19 CR 143.

Date of birth: 1985. Address: Port Charlotte, Fla.

Date of the alleged crime: May 5 – June 17, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Aggravated interference with parental custody, level 7 felony.

Count 2: Aggravated interference with parental custody, level 7 felony.

Count 3: Aggravated parental custody, level 7 felony.

Count 4: Conspiracy to commit aggravated interference with parental custody, level 9 felony.

Case description: Davis is accused of taking his three children, all under the age of 16, outside the state of Kansas to Florida where he lived without having the visiting rights to do so. According to the complaint, the paternal grandmother, Suzanne Davis, was granted grandmother visitation rights from March 2019 to May 5, 2019, but upon May 5, she allegedly informed the mother, who lives in Wellington, that she would not be returning the children.  Allegedly, the mother flew to Florida but was still not allowed to see her children, despite the fact she won full custody of the children in January 2018. Davis also allegedly failed to disclose he was living with his mother Suzanne at the time of the Florida visitation when according to the courts, he was allowed only to visit the children for two hours on a Saturday.

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The state of Kansas v. Suzanne Davis — Case No: 19 CR 144.

Date of birth: 1961. Address: Port Charlotte, Fla.

Date of the alleged crime: May 5 – June 17, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Aggravated interference with parental custody, level 7 felony.

Count 2: Aggravated interference with parental custody, level 7 felony.

Count 3: Aggravated parental custody, level 7 felony.

Count 4: Conspiracy to commit aggravated interference with parental custody, level 9 felony.

Case description: See the complaint above.

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The state of Kansas v. Robert Fristoe — Case No: 19 CR 148.

Date of birth: 1964. Address: Mayfield.

Date of the alleged crime: June 19, 2019.

Charges:

Count 1: Domestic battery, Class B misdemeanor.

Count 2: Criminal damage to property, Class B misdemeanor.

Case description: Fristoe is accused of angrily grabbing a family member by the shirt and leaving scratch marks on her chest because the television was too loud.

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The state of Kansas v. Nathan Almack — Case No: 19 CR 149.

Date of birth: 1982. Address: Wichita.

Date of the alleged crime: June 19, 2019. 

Charges:

Count 1: Theft, level 9 felony.

Count 2: Fleeing police officer, level 9 felony.

Count 3: Criminal damage to property, Class B misdemeanor.

Count 4: Driving while suspended, Class A misdemeanor.

Case description: Almack is accused of stealing a 2015 Camero in Wellington. He then allegedly was driving the vehicle on U.S. 81, north of Wellington at 50th Ave. North when he was told to stop by a law enforcement officer. Instead, Almack allegedly decided to flee the officer by turning left onto Rock Road without signaling starting a police chase that eventually ended up within the city limits of Belle Plaine. At one point, Almack was accused of driving at speeds exceeding 80 miles per hour when the speed limit was 30 mph.

Almack also, allegedly, drove over stop sticks twice and continued to drive the vehicle until the tread started falling off the rims of the back tires. After apprehension it was learned, Almack had failed to pay a traffic citation in Wichita Municipal Court and lost his driver’s privileges doing so.

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