Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Sentenced to 7 Years for Theft

After a stop in Lafayette County to face charges there, William P. Willbanks, 40, of Higginsville, will be spending the next seven years in Missouri Department of Corrections as the result of a sentence handed down by Circuit Court Judge Dennis A. Rolf Monday, Nov. 9.

A grand jury indictment was filed for the case in December 2008; Willbanks pleaded guilty to class C felony theft in Rolf's 15th Circuit Court in March and was given a five-year term of probation.

Willbanks is accused of class B felony financial exploitation of an elderly or disabled person in Lafayette County and is scheduled for a hearing there Monday, Nov. 16.

Full Article and Source:
Higginsville Man Sentenced to 7 Years for Theft


Anonymous said...

We are glad to see perps held accountable.

StandUp said...

Seven years would be about right!

Barbara said...

The 7 year part is good but I'd also like to see resitution ordered.

Anonymous said...

That's the best news I've read all day!