A Sedgwick County judge last week sent a 23-year-old man to prison for just under six years for shooting three people he thought were trying to collect drug money from him. Ray’s defense attorney, Sal Intagliata…said Ray fired at the three men because he feared they were after him for money, drugs, revenge or his life… Prosecutors had asked the judge to order Ray serve about 4 1/2 years more time than he was given…
Halstead’s former police chief entered a no contest plea Tuesday afternoon to two misdemeanors involving the theft of ammunition from the city. “After almost 38 years as a law enforcement officer, it is unfortunate that Mr. Lewis’ career concluded in this fashion,” attorney Sal Intagliata said. “But Mr. Lewis didn’t want continued media coverage on… his family…so he thought this was … the most appropriate way to resolve this.”
New memos put out by the Department of Homeland Security aim to place a higher emphasis on stopping illegal immigration, still prioritizing the deportation of criminal illegal immigrants. Attorney Dan Monnat says, “The new policies greatly expand the targets of immigration enforcement….”
The Wichita City Council voted to approve security upgrades in the Old Town area by adding up to 70 high-definition cameras. KSN legal analyst, Dan Monnat, says the cameras and surveillance are within the legal limits of privacy. “I don’t think 70 cameras in a public place push the limits of privacy any more than 70 law enforcement officers in a public place,” says Monnat.
WICHITA — A Georgia man has been arrested on federal charges for carrying out an e-mail spoofing scheme that cost Sedgwick County $566,000. KSN Legal Analyst Dan Monnat says, “Criminals can be caught doing modern crimes… from wiretaps to snapchat and from door-to-door swindles to hacking in the cloud. All you need is proof beyond a reasonable doubt.”
WICHITA — Best Law Firms 2017 – a national assessment produced jointly by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers – has awarded Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered’s criminal defense practice a Tier 1 Ranking for the Wichita area. Complete rankings are online at www.usnews.com/bestlawfirms.
Firm President Dan Monnat was selected to Super Lawyers’ elite “Top 100” lawyers in Kansas and Missouri for the 11th time. Firm Shareholder Sal Intagliata was honored by Super Lawyers for the third consecutive year. Only 5 percent of all attorneys are included in the Super Lawyers list.
When Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay thinks about the men and women he’d like to see working for him one day, he doesn’t envision classes filled with cadets who have spotless pasts. That could include recruits who have crimes in their past. Dan Monnat, is encouraged “to see the top brass of the Wichita Police Department recognize that people deserve second chances…
Dr. Travis Hubin was arrested on a felony charge of promoting prostitution or promoting the sale of sexual relations. Trevor Riddle tells KAKE TV the doctor is not accused of purchasing or producing pornography. Instead, he is accused of paying two otherwise consenting adults for engaging in an act of sex. In essence, Riddle says, it is not illegal to view pornography….