2018 News Releases

Pratt man sentenced to more than 18 years for child sex crimes

Release Date: Feb 26, 2018

PRATT – (February 26, 2018) – A Pratt man was sentenced today to more than 18 years in prison for child sex crimes, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Matthew T. Gamblin, 38, pleaded guilty in January to one count of aggravated criminal sodomy and one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Judge Francis E. Meisenheimer sentenced Gamblin to 227 months to be served in the Kansas Department of Corrections. Gamblin is also subject to lifetime post-release supervision and sex offender registration. The crimes occurred between October 2014 and May 2015.

The case was investigated by the Pratt Police Department.  Assistant Attorney General Lyndzie Carter of Schmidt’s office prosecuted the case.


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