2013 News Releases

Parsons man sentenced to 10 years in prison for child sex crime

Release Date: Jul 01, 2013

Arthur Scott Jr.PARSONS – (July 1, 2013) – A Parsons man was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for the crime of aggravated indecent solicitation of a child, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Arthur Scott, Jr., 23, was sentenced to 120 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections by Judge Robert J. Fleming in Labette County District Court. Scott was found guilty of the crime in May.

Scott’s probation was revoked on a previous conviction for unlawful voluntary sexual relations, and he will be serving a 16-month sentence in that case. Fleming ordered today’s sentence to run consecutive to his prior sentence.

The case was investigated by the Parsons Police Department. Assistant Attorney General Amanda Voth of Schmidt’s office prosecuted the case in cooperation with Assistant Labette County Attorney Steve Jones.

Photo courtesy of Labette County Sheriff’s Office.


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