2012 News Releases

Barber County man pleads guilty to theft from elder person

Release Date: Apr 09, 2012

Timothy DierksenMEDICINE LODGE – (April 9, 2012) – A Barber County man today pled guilty to two counts of felony theft, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.

Timothy Dierksen, 52, stole thousands of dollars from his elderly mother. As part of the plea, he must pay restitution in the amount of $55,440.10 back to the victim. The plea was accepted by Judge Francis E. Meisenheimer in Barber County District Court. Sentencing was set for May 30 at 11 a.m.

Assistant Attorney General Amanda Voth from Schmidt’s office prosecuted the case. The case was investigated by the Attorney General’s Office Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Division.

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