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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • One defendant in ABC sting pleads guilty, another is a no show

  • Following a month-long investigation, Kansas Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control agents in conjunction with the Dodge City Police Department arrested six local residents Sunday, Jan. 12. Through arraignment hearings that took place late last month, one defendant pled guilty, another pled not guilty, and one was a no show.
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  • Following a month-long investigation, Kansas Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control agents in conjunction with the Dodge City Police Department arrested six local residents Sunday, Jan. 12.  Through arraignment hearings that took place late last month, one defendant pled guilty, another pled not guilty, and one was a no show. 
     Roberto Rodriguez-Jurado, 46 and Maria Rodriguez-Hernandez, 38, were both charged with multiple counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor, evasion of liquor tax and selling alcohol without a license; one count of aggravated endangerment of a child and contributing to a child's misconduct.
     Rodriguez-Jurado was granted a continuance to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28; Rodriguez-Hernandez was scheduled for an arraignment hearing, Feb. 6 but did not appear in person. Her attorney, Deanna Knapp, informed the court that Hernandez had been "picked up" in Chase County. Arraignment is set to be continued. 
     Alfonso Rodriguez, 45, charged with two counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor, two counts evasion of liquor tax, and two counts selling without a license, was granted a continuance with date to be set at a later time. 
     Laura Rodriguez-Velazquez, 44, charged with one count furnishing alcohol to a minor; one count evasion of liquor tax; one count selling with no license, pled no guilty to all charges. Rodriguez-Velazquez's bond will continue while the matter is scheduled for jury trial. 
     Juana Perez-Jurader, 40, charged with three counts furnishing alcohol to a minor; three counts evasion of liquor tax; three counts selling with no license, was found guilty of one count, furnishing alcohol to a minor, two counts misdemeanor committed on Dec. 19, 2013 and on Jan. 11, 2014. Perez-Jurader was sentenced to six months probation. 
     Beatriz Flores, 32, charged with three counts furnishing alcohol to a minor; three counts evasion of liquor tax; three counts selling with no license, is scheduled for a diversion arraignment. 
     Through the weekend sting agents and officers seized 1,227 bottles and cans of liquor and beer, four chest freezers and $2,711. 

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