2012 News Releases

Independence man sentenced to more than 8 years on meth charges

Release Date: Sep 19, 2012

Charles HiseINDEPENDENCE – (September 19, 2012) – An Independence man was sentenced yesterday to 8 ½ years in prison after pleading guilty in August to methamphetamine charges, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Charles Henry Hise, 35, was sentenced to 102 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections by District Judge Roger Gossard. Hise pleaded guilty on August 8 to conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine.

Assistant Attorney General Amanda Voth of Schmidt’s office prosecuted the case. The charge stemmed from an investigation by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Coffeyville Police Department and Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Montgomery County Attorney Larry Markle assisted with the prosecution.

Photo courtesy of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

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