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Sexual Predator Law

Douglas County judge re-sentences man, 32, in aggravated indecent liberties with a child conviction
April 2, 2012
A Douglas County judge has re-sentenced a 32-year-old man convicted of aggravated indecent liberties with a 6-year-old child in 2009 after the Kansas Supreme Court over-ruled the sentence earlier this year.
Lawrence man, 52, faces solicitation and child exploitation charges
02:26 p.m., March 30, 2012 Updated 04:27 p.m.
Douglas County prosecutors have filed solicitation and child exploitation charges against a 52-year-old Lawrence man who was arrested Wednesday night.
Eudora High School teacher arrested on sex crime charges in Wichita
10:17 a.m., March 13, 2012 Updated 03:19 p.m.
A Eudora High School English teacher was arrested last Friday in Sedgwick County on sex crime charges as part of an investigation there, Wichita police Lt. Jeff Weible said Tuesday.
Convicted sex offender won rare judicial reprieve
February 27, 2012
When convicted sex offender Christopher J. Saemisch, 54, went to trial earlier this month in Douglas County contesting his classification as a sexually violent predator, he was facing long odds.
12 years after sexual assault, suspect found and will stand trial
February 26, 2012
The 2003 arrest of a trucker — caught smuggling 500 pounds of marijuana along with tomatoes in a semitrailer on the East Coast — would eventually lead police to a suspect 10 years after the assault.
Douglas County judge orders release of sex offender Christopher Saemisch, who has served his prison sentence
12:24 p.m., February 22, 2012 Updated 04:00 p.m.
A Douglas County judge Wednesday ordered a 54-year-old man who had served his time for molesting a Lawrence girl in the 1990s to be released instead of kept in state custody for sex-offender treatment.
Douglas County prosecutors seek to keep sex offender in prison
February 7, 2012
Attorneys Tuesday argued in a bench trial over whether a 54-year-old Lawrence man convicted of a molesting a girl in the 1990s was likely to commit another sex offense if he’s released from prison.
Most sexual predators in Kansas never make it out of treatment, according to data
January 29, 2012
A Douglas County jury recently found that 42-year-old Kodi Thomas was a sexually violent predator and sent him into state custody for treatment. Thomas, convicted of attempted rape and burglary in 1996, will join 216 other sex offenders at the Larned State Hospital in the Sexual Predator Treatment Program.
Mexican national gets nine years in prison for molesting girl, will be deported after serving sentence
January 24, 2012
A Douglas County judge ordered a 39-year-old Mexican national to serve nine years in prison for his conviction on two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child.
Douglas County jurors determine 42-year-old Lawrence man is sexually violent predator
January 19, 2012
A Douglas County jury deliberated for 20 minutes Thursday afternoon before finding a 42-year-old man was a sexually violent predator, meaning he will to return to state custody for treatment.
20-year-old Lawrence man gets four years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old girl
October 20, 2011
A Douglas County judge Thursday sentenced a 20-year-old Lawrence man to serve more than four years in prison for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old Lawrence girl.
More than a dozen sex offenders living in Kansas nursing homes
October 17, 2011
More than a dozen sex offenders are living in Kansas nursing homes, a newspaper found, and officials said there is no system to alert the facilities when they are moving in.
Judge gives 26-year-old Lawrance man jail time, probation for having sex with teenage girl
September 23, 2011
judge Friday sentenced a 26-year-old Lawrence man to serve 57 days in jail and three years on probation for having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl over a seven-week period.
Eudora resident Stacy R. Scott pleads no contest to molesting 9-year-old boy
September 6, 2011
A 47-year-old Eudora man pleaded no contest to a charge of molesting a 9-year-old boy at his home in March.
Edgerton man pleads guilty in Douglas County Court to molesting two girls
August 12, 2011
A 45-year-old Edgerton man in Douglas County District Court pleaded guilty Friday to molesting two girls, ages 5 and 6, in 2010.