Archive for August, 2011

TEN (10) YEAR SENTENCE FOR BURGLARY AND SEVEN (7) YEAR SENTENCES FOR ASSAULTING OFFICERS

Posted Aug 22 2011 by with Comments Off

Christian County Prosecuting Attorney, Amy Fite, announced that KENNY L. DEAN, dob: 7/18/1977 of Nixa, Missouri was sentenced by Christian County Circuit Judge Mark Orr on August 12, 2011 to ten (10) years in the Department of Corrections for the class B felony of burglary in the first degree, and seven (7) years on each of two counts of the class C felony of assault of a law enforcement officer in the second degree. Probation was denied and all sentences are to run concurrent.

On February 22, 2011, KENNY DEAN, led officers from the Nixa Police Department, Ozark Police Department and Missouri Highway Patrol on a high speed chase through Christian County after a reported kidnapping. The vehicle that KENNY DEAN was operating was finally stopped after a spike strip was deployed in the 2400 block of Westwind in Ozark. KENNY DEAN ran from his vehicle after it was stopped and entered a residence. Inside the residence, KENNY DEAN assaulted two officers. He was later detained in the front yard of the residence.

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ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR NAMED TO THE 2011 MISSOURI BAR LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

Posted Aug 22 2011 by with Comments Off

Christian County Prosecuting Attorney, Amy Fite, is pleased to announce today that 1st Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Christopher W. Lebeck was selected for the Bar Leadership Academy. The Academy, now in it’s 12th year encourages diversity among the leadership of The Missouri Bar by recruiting and targeting young or recent admittees (under age 40 or less than 10 years of practice) to the Bar who are already outstanding leaders in their communities for participation in the program and a commitment to work for the Bar.

Academy participants are nominated by attorneys, their firms or coworkers, and local or specialty bars. Each class is limited to twelve or fewer members.

Participants in the program complete leadership training, develop and implement a community service project and prepare for a two year commitment of service to the Missouri Bar Association.

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