Charles Sample sentenced to 28 months


Charles Sample, 45 years old from Tonganoxie, was sentenced to 28 months in prison for a drug offense stemming from contact with law enforcement on September 24, 2016.  Sample will serve 12 months of post release supervision upon completion of his sentence.

An officer with the Tonganoxie Police Department observed Sample in the parking lot of O’Reilly’s Auto Parts in Tonganoxie, and knew Sample had active warrants for his arrest.  The officer approached Sample, explained to him that he had warrants for his arrest, and ultimately placed him in custody.  The officer located a baggie of methamphetamine in Sample’s pocket.