Criminal case proceedings
Ralph Trekell, 41, Topeka, Thursday was sentenced to two to six years imprisonment on an amended felony count of attempted aggravated battery. Trekell was charged May 9 with a felony count of aggravated battery after he struck a 27-year-old Topeka man in the head with a shovel while working at a construction site in the 3700 block of Greenway Circle. Trekell pleaded guilty Sept. 14 to the amended charge.
Timothy J. Stevens, 34, Roeland Park, Thursday was sentenced to one to five years imprisonment on each of two felony counts of theft and three to 10 years imprisonment on a felony count of making a false writing. He pleaded guilty Sept. 13 to the charges, which allege that he forged and cashed checks during May belonging to two local businesses.