Archive for Wednesday, January 30, 2002

State parole panel sets hearing for inmates

January 30, 2002

The Kansas Parole Board will conduct public comment sessions in February for inmates who are entitled to a parole hearing in March.

The only inmate who was convicted of crimes in Leavenworth County who is eligible for a hearing in March is Louie R. Martin, who is being held at the El Dorado Correctional Facility.

Martin was convicted in Leavenworth County on three counts of burglary, one count of robbery, one county of forgery, one count of theft, one county of aggravated burglary and one count of aggravated battery.

He also was convicted in Wyandotte County on an attempted burglary charge and in Reno County on an aggravated battery charge.

Public comment sessions will be conducted from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 25 at City Hall, One McDowell Plaza, 701 N. Seventh, Kansas City, Kan.; and from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 28 in the Landon State Office Building, Room 106-A, 900 S.W. Jackson St., Topeka.

Anyone who would like to express an opinion but cannot attend a comment session may write to the parole board, Landon State Office Building, 900 S.W. Jackson St., Room 452-S, Topeka, 66612-1220.

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