Suspended driver gets sentenced to a year in jail

Date: 
09/03/2015

Timothy Wright, a resident of Leavenworth,  was convicted by a jury of driving while suspended.  In March 2015, detectives working for the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office were conducting surveillance due to reported crimes in the area.  They saw Timothy Wright driving a truck, even though Wright's driver's license has been suspended since 1992. Judge Asher sentenced Wright to the maximum sentence of one year in jail consecutive to Wright's other cases.

Leavenworth County Attorney's office teaches DARE students about Court

Date: 
08/24/2015

Our office working with LVPD teaching DARE students the courtroom process.

County Attorney asked to be a member of the Prison Population Projection Consensus Group

Date: 
08/24/2015

Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson has been selected to be part of the Prison Population Projection Consensus Group meeting.  This is a group of members of the Kansas Sentencing Commission, Kansas Department of Corrections, Kansas judicial branch, a member of the indigent defense, and a Kansas prosecutor set up to review the trends of those being imprisoned in the State of Kansas and assess future growth and trends.  

Leavenworth County vigiliant in training to protect our Community

Date: 
08/24/2015

The Leavenworth County Attorney's office ensures that its prosecutors are trained in the most current law enforcement and prosecution techniques. The Crimes Against Children Conference this week brings together more than 3,900 professionals from many disciplines, including the FBI, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, US Attorneys, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, US Marshalls, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. There is no greater responsibility that we undertake than protecting the children of Leavenworth County.