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Judge: Assistant U.S. Attorney in Kansas commits misconduct


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A judge found that a federal prosecutor in Kansas with a history of questionable conduct committed misconduct in a drug case, prompting a sharp reduction in the defendant's sentence.

U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Crabtree ruled last week that Assistant U.S. Attorney Terra Morehead did not provide evidence to the defense attorney for Jay Giannukos, 49, who was convicted of drug and counterfeiting charges, The Kansas City Star reported.

Morehead has been previously accused of concealing evidence and threatening witnesses. She was the prosecutor in Wyandotte Coun...

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