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Multi-state crime spree suspect sentenced in Kansas

PRATT, Kan. (KRQE) – A Mississippi man accused of going on a multi-state crime spree, including New Mexico, has been sentenced to nearly 13 years behind bars in Kansas.

Alex Deaton pleaded guilty earlier this year to attempted murder and aggravated battery for shooting a convenience store clerk in Kansas.

Investigators say it was part of a string of crimes starting with Deaton strangling his girlfriend and shooting two people in Mississippi.

While on the run, he is accused of carjacking a couple in Albuquerque and shooting the man before ending up in Kansas.

Deaton could face more time if he is convicted in New Mexico and Mississippi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Man Charged in 3 State Crime Spree Pleads Guilty in Kansas Case

PRATT, Kan. A Mississippi man suspected of killing and wounding people in Mississippi, New Mexico, and Kansas pleads guilty to charges in the Kansas case.

ALEX BRIDGES DEATON

Alex Bridges Deaton of Philadelphia pleaded guilty to attempted first – degree murder and aggravated robbery in association with the shooting of a convenience store clerk in Pratt, Kansas back in March.

Deaton’s alleged crime spree started in Rankin County, where he is accused of first degree murder in the strangulation death of his girlfriend. He also faces auto theft and drive-by shooting charges there.

Deaton is also the prime suspect in the death of a woman in Neshoba County.

He also allegedly carjacked a couple in New Mexico before making his way to Kansas.

Read more at: https://www.wcbi.com/man-charged-3-state-crime-spree-pleads-guilty-kansas-case/

Crime spree suspect Deaton to stand trial in Kansas before return to Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. – Multi-state crime spree suspect Alex Deaton’s cases in Mississippi’s Rankin County will be presented to a grand jury this month.

But District Attorney Michael Guest told WLBT-TV that it will be a while before he stands trial in the Magnolia state.

Guest says Kansas authorities have notified his office that they intend to bring Deaton to trial for crimes there before returning him to Mississippi. He said that trial will happen no earlier than six months from now.

Deaton is charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder, theft, armed robbery and personal felony in Kansas.

In Mississippi, he faces murder charges for the deaths of his girlfriend and another woman, and aggravated assault after the shooting of a jogger. He also faces carjacking charges in New Mexico.

Read more at: http://www.hutchnews.com/news/courts_and_cops/crime-spree-suspect-deaton-to-stand-trial-in-kansas-before/article_9f291972-47ce-5560-b030-e24f57967e80.html

Crime spree suspect Deaton to stand trial in Kansas before return to …

JACKSON, Miss. – Multi-state crime spree suspect Alex Deaton’s cases in Mississippi’s Rankin County will be presented to a grand jury this month.

But District Attorney Michael Guest told WLBT-TV that it will be a while before he stands trial in the Magnolia state.

Guest says Kansas authorities have notified his office that they intend to bring Deaton to trial for crimes there before returning him to Mississippi. He said that trial will happen no earlier than six months from now.

Deaton is charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder, theft, armed robbery and personal felony in Kansas.

In Mississippi, he faces murder charges for the deaths of his girlfriend and another woman, and aggravated assault after the shooting of a jogger. He also faces carjacking charges in New Mexico.

Read more at: http://www.hutchnews.com/news/courts_and_cops/crime-spree-suspect-deaton-to-stand-trial-in-kansas-before/article_9f291972-47ce-5560-b030-e24f57967e80.html

Mississippi, Kansas authorities sort out deadly crime spree

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mississippi investigators joined counterparts in Kansas on Thursday, hoping to secure evidence and interview the suspect in a three-state crime spree that included two Mississippi slayings, a New Mexico carjacking and the shooting of a store clerk west of Wichita.

The store clerk, 19-year-old Riley Juel, was in stable condition at a Wichita hospital after Wednesday’s shooting in Pratt.

That’s where suspect Alex Deaton, 28, is suspected of stealing a car, which he later crashed, leading to his capture.

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt late Thursday charged Deaton with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated robbery, theft and fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer. Deaton’s being held on $5 million bond and his first court appearance is scheduled for Monday in Pratt County.

Authorities said Deaton is believed to have strangled his girlfriend, Heather Robinson, 30, late Wednesday, Feb. 22, or early the following day at her apartment in Rankin

Read more at: http://www.hutchnews.com/news/courts_and_cops/mississippi-kansas-authorities-sort-out-deadly-crime-spree/article_e84741db-db2c-599b-b06e-8b8d9513e876.html

Teenagers on a crime spree rob disabled Kansas City veteran’s Jeep and her independence

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A disabled veteran’s car was stolen and wrecked, then used by teenagers to go on a crime spree across East Kansas City.

Sheridin, who is also a grandmother, said the theft stripped her of her only means of transportation.

“This is the jeep,” she can be heard saying in video she shot on her cell phone from the city tow lot. “It`s been ransacked. They took everything out.”

It was a heartbreaking moment for Sheridin – seeing her Jeep Grand Cherokee for the first time since it was stolen.

“I felt violated,” she said, “because it was like someone coming in your house and taking everything that you have.”

The paid off SUV was totaled, leaving the disabled veteran without a way to get to her weekly doctor’s appointments.

“I don’t own a home, but I owned a vehicle,” Sheridin said. “That was the only independence I had left. I can’t do

Read more at: http://fox4kc.com/2017/01/23/teenagers-on-a-crime-spree-rob-disabled-kansas-city-veterans-jeep-and-her-independence/