2016 News Releases

Scott City man convicted of distribution of meth

Release Date: Sep 23, 2016

SCOTT CITY – (September 23, 2016) – A Scott City man was convicted yesterday of distribution of methamphetamine and interference with law enforcement, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Richard Alexander Heberlee, 32, was found guilty of the two charges by a Scott County jury. The jury also found Heberlee not guilty of distribution of a controlled substance causing death. Judge Wendel W. Wurst presided over the trial. Sentencing has been set for October 12 at 3pm  in Scott County District Court.

The crimes were committed in January 2014. The charges stemmed from an investigation by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Assistant Attorney Lyndzie Carter of Schmidt’s office is prosecuting the case.


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