2012 News Releases

Baxter Springs woman sentenced to 7 years for manufacturing meth

Release Date: Aug 03, 2012

Kimberly RobinsonCOLUMBUS – (August 3, 2012) – A Baxter Springs woman will spend 7 years in prison for manufacturing methamphetamine, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Kimberly J. Robinson, 42, was sentenced Thursday to 84 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections. Robinson, also known as Kimberly Lane, pleaded guilty in May to manufacturing methamphetamine. Judge Oliver Kent Lynch handed down the sentence in Cherokee County District Court.

Assistant Attorney General Steve Wilhoft of Schmidt’s office prosecuted the case. The crime was investigated by the Baxter Springs Police Department, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.

Photo courtesy of Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.

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