Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson announces that Carrody M. Buchhorn, 42, is expected to have a first appearance on Monday, April 17 in the Pro Tem Division of the Douglas County District Court. Buchhorn is charged with felony murder associated with the death of an infant in a Eudora daycare in September 2016.
Bond has been set at $250,000 cash/surety.
All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. Charges are merely allegations of criminal conduct.
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Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson announced today a jury convicted Baldwin City resident Teri Lynn Johnson, 34, of unlawful sexual relations, sexual exploitation of a child and promoting obscenity to minors. Johnson was a paraprofessional employed by the Lawrence Public Schools to work in the day school, which is located within the Juvenile Detention Center at the time of the crimes, but is no longer employed there.
On December 9, 2016, Lawrence Police Department officers were dispatched to a report of property damage at 545 Wisconsin Street, Lawrence, Kansas. Upon arrival, officers contacted a female who claimed the car she was driving had been damaged by a known person and other unknown individual(s).
Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson announces that this afternoon Jared L. Wheeler, 21, of Oklahoma was sentenced following his earlier no contest plea to aggravated battery, a level seven, person felony. The Court sentenced Wheeler to an underlying sentence of 13 months in the custody of the Kansas Department of Corrections. The Court ordered him to serve 60 days jail time to be followed by 24 months probation with Community Corrections, the maximum sentence the Court could give. The Court remanded him into custody to immediately begin serving the jail time.