the republic logo

Escaped inmate arrested in Kansas sentenced to 4 more years in prison

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

WICHITA, Kansas — A man who was arrested in Kansas after escaping from an Oklahoma prison has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.

The U.S. Attorney's office for Kansas said 40-year-old Lance D. Colbert was sentenced Thursday to four years and five months after pleading guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm after a felony conviction.

The sentence will be served consecutively to his Oklahoma prison term.

Colbert was arrested March 11 in Spivey, Kansas, two days after he escaped from the Mack Alford Correctional Center in Stringtown, Oklahoma. Prosecutors say he had a .38 caliber revolver when he was arrested.

Colbert was convicted in the shooting deaths of two people in the early 1990s.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.