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Wichita man sentenced for gun theft from sheriff’s vehicle

October 10, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to four years and nine months in federal prison for stealing guns from an undercover Sedgwick County Sheriff’s vehicle.

The U.S. attorney’s office says 38-year-old Travis Keller pleaded guilty to one count of possessing stolen firearms. Keller admitted in his plea that he and co-defendant Justin Winger took guns from the unmarked car. The guns included a 9-mm handgun, a 12-gauge shotgun and a 5.56-caliber rifle.

Another co-defendant, Arthur Mannie is scheduled to go on trial in January. Sentencing for Winger is scheduled for Nov. 19.

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