Quantcast

Sex Offender Receives Prison Sentence - KOAM TV 7

Sex Offender Receives Prison Sentence

Updated:
George Kersey George Kersey
CHEROKEE COUNTY, KANSAS -

On August 23, 2017, George Kersey was sentenced to 12 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for violation of the Kansas Offender Registration Act (KORA). In January 2017, detectives with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office discovered Kersey had an active Facebook account which he had not registered with law enforcement as required by KORA.

Kersey is a registered sex offender as a result of previous convictions for attempted indecent liberties with a child and child abuse in Cherokee County in 2003. Kersey was also convicted of first degree statutory sodomy in Newton County, Missouri in 2004. KORA requires sex offenders to report to law enforcement any and all email addresses, online identities used by the offender on the internet, information relating to membership in any and all personal web pages or online social networks, and internet screen names. According to Cherokee County Attorney Jake Conard, Kersey attempted to conceal his social media presence from authorities by using the name Sherman Kersey.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • 5th Street Lot Debate

    5th Street Lot Debate

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:31:33 GMT

    The vacant lot in downtown Pittsburg won't stay vacant for long. The city recently acquired the property from the owner, because the structure on it was coming down and threatening adjacent businesses. 

    More >>

    The vacant lot in downtown Pittsburg won't stay vacant for long. The city recently acquired the property from the owner, because the structure on it was coming down and threatening adjacent businesses. 

    More >>
  • Galena Softball Takes 2nd at State

    Galena Softball Takes 2nd at State

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:54:59 GMT

    Galena secured its best finish in team history Friday night, finishing as the 4A-DII state runner-up.

    More >>

    Galena secured its best finish in team history Friday night, finishing as the 4A-DII state runner-up.

    More >>
  • Girard Finishes 3rd at State

    Girard Finishes 3rd at State

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:48:20 GMT

    The Trojans topped Holton 2-1 in the 3rd place game to finish 24-1 overall.

    More >>

    The Trojans topped Holton 2-1 in the 3rd place game to finish 24-1 overall.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.