Tilley receives sentence in district court, appeals to Kansas Court of Appeals
May 3, 2017
What started as a routine traffic stop in 2016 is making its way to the Kansas Court of Appeals.
In April 2016, Kiowa, Kansas, man Paul Tilley was issued a citation for driving with improper tags. He was also issued a citation for having no vehicle insurance. Tilley reportedly had no tags on his vehicle while driving in Kiowa and Kiowa Police Department Officer Warren Howerter issued him the citations.
Tilley went before Municipal Judge Richard Befort and lost his argument in May 2016. About two weeks later Tilley appealed to the district court. By law a person has a right to have a jury...