Archive for Thursday, March 10, 2005

Parole Board’s hearing schedule includes cases of area convicts

March 10, 2005

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

If parole is granted, inmates would be released in May.

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

¢ Jerrell Edward Larry, convicted in Leavenworth County on attempting to traffic contraband in a correctional institution, also convicted in Wyandotte County on first-degree murder.

¢ Henry D. Pondexter, convicted in Leavenworth County on aggravated escape from custody, also convicted in Sedgwick County on aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, unlawful possession of fire arms, attempted first-degree murder and attempted burglary.

¢ Mario D. Martin, convicted in Leavenworth County on voluntary manslaughter, also convicted in Sedgwick County on two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of forgery.

Public comment sessions will be conducted from 10 a.m. to noon March 21 at City Hall, One McDowell Plaza, 701 N. Seventh, Kansas City, Kan.; and from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. March 25 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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