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Kansas Parole Board to hear public comment on inmates

September 14, 2005

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

If parole is granted, it would be in November.

These inmates who were convicted of crimes in Leavenworth or Jefferson counties are eligible for hearings next month:

  • Michael Turner, convicted in Leavenworth County of attempting to traffic contraband in a correctional institution, also convicted in Butler County of attempted theft, aggravated burglary, kidnapping and rape; convicted in Shawnee County of aggravated escape from custody.
  • Arzo Tucker Jr., convicted in Leavenworth County of attempting to traffic contraband in a correctional institution and aggravated escape from custody, also convicted in Sedgwick County of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated sodomy, rape and aggravated robbery.
  • Sherman Brunson, convicted in Leavenworth County of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault.
  • Charles E. Harrison, convicted in Jefferson County of theft, also convicted in Shawnee County on two counts of forgery and convicted in Lyon County of manufacture, possession or distribution of opiates, opium or narcotic drugs.

Public comment sessions will be conducted from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 26 at City Hall, One McDowell Plaza, 701 N. Seventh, Kansas City, Kan.; and from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 23 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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