Archive for Saturday, May 27, 1995

DISTRICT COURT

May 27, 1995

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Criminal case proceedings

  • A 21-year-old man, Steven E. Foglesong, 1623 W. Third, has entered an 18-month diversion agreement on a charge of conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. Under terms of the agreement, Foglesong is to complete 100 hours of community service work, pay $3,988 restitution and $593 in court costs and fees. If he completes all terms of the agreement, prosecutors will dismiss the charge. Foglesong was charged in connection with an August 1993 armed robbery of an assistant manager at Sonic Drive In, 3201 W. Sixth.
  • Christina L. Beers, 22, 1333 Ky., recently pleaded no contest to amended charges of endangering a child and falsely reporting a crime. She is to be sentenced June 26. Beers was charged after police investigated allegations that she had abused her 1-year-old son. Beers originally was charged with child abuse.
  • Timothy A. Lawrence, 24, Baldwin, recently was sentenced to six months in the Douglas County Jail for the September battery of a city parking control officer. Court records indicate Lawrence also was fined $1,000, ordered to pay court costs and $110.60 restitution. He was to be placed on supervised probation after serving four days in jail.
  • Kelly D. Seals, 24, 3801 Clinton Pkwy., was bound over for trial after a preliminary hearing earlier this week on charges of kidnapping and aggravated robbery. The charges stem from an April 6 incident in which he confronted a 19-year-old female Kansas University student as she was walking to Oliver Hall. The woman reported Seals threatened her with a knife, took about $20 in cash and then forced her into the back of her car. Seals' trial is scheduled July 19.
  • Tyrone Edwards, 19, no address listed, was sentenced this week to 13 months in the custody of the Kansas Secretary of Corrections for the Oct. 8 attempted robbery of a Lawrence man. Edwards then was placed on 24 months of supervised probation, ordered to pay an unspecified amount of restitution, costs and fees, and ordered to seek admittance to the Labette County Conservation Camp.
  • Nicholas Midgyett, 16, 802 W. 25th, was bound over for trial after a preliminary hearing Wednesday on two counts of aggravated assault. The charges allege that on May 1 he fired gunshots at two Lawrence men during an altercation outside an apartment building in the 2500 block of Redbud. Neither man was injured. Midgyett's jury trial is set for Sept. 9.
  • A Topeka man, Rozelle A. Harris, 39, is scheduled to stand trial Aug. 21 on a charge of aggravated robbery. Harris was bound over for trial on the felony charge after a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Douglas County District Court. The charge alleges that on Jan. 21 he took a wallet, checkbook and cash from a man in Riverfront Park. Police reports indicate that Harris was armed with a handgun.
  • Raymond C. Cook, 19, Lawrence, has signed a 12-month diversion agreement to avoid prosecution on charges of felony theft and possession of marijuana. Under terms of the agreement, Cook is to complete 40 hours of community service work, pay $400 restitution and $329.50 in court costs and fees. The charges allege that on March 1 Cook possessed a small quantity of marijuana and stole a television and videocassette recorder from Rent-A-Center, 711 W. 23rd. If Cook complies with all terms of the diversion agreement, prosecutors will dismiss the charges at the end of the diversion period.
  • Michael A. Bolden, 31, Lawrence, has been sentenced to 12 months incarceration after pleading no contest to charges of felony operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and driving while declared a habitual violator. Court records indicate he was sentenced to 12 months incarceration on each of the charges and that the sentences are to run concurrently. He also was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and court costs. Bolden was to be placed on work release after he had served 48 hours in custody.

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