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Missouri man sentenced for robbery on KU campus

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | 9:33 a.m. CST

LAWRENCE, Kan. — A Missouri man was sentenced to five years in prison for his role in a robbery on the University of Kansas campus.

Mykel Dantae Karlyle, 21, of Belton was also ordered Tuesday to register as a violent offender after serving his prison sentence. He had pleaded no contest to one count of aggravated robbery.

Prosecutors said Karlyle used a handgun to rob a student of marijuana in April 2009 in a residence hall parking lot.

The Lawrence Journal-World reported that Karlyle also faces aggravated robbery and aggravated battery charges for a 2011 incident in Shawnee County.

A co-defendant in the Lawrence case, Terrance A. Dean, 21, of Topeka, faces sentencing Feb. 28 for conspiracy to commit robbery.


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Louis Schneebaum February 15, 2012 | 11:23 a.m.

And you've highlighted this relatively insignificant crime why? The 'Missouri Man' was from Belton, MO, which is just across the border from Johnson CO, KS -- It's essentially part of the entire KC area, which extends about to Lawrence... Looks like your digging for some sensationalism here...

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Michael Williams February 15, 2012 | 11:44 a.m.

Insignificant??????

He used a gun!!!!!!!!

PS: Lot's of farmland between KCMO and Lawrence. Using your geography, I guess we could say Fulton is a suburb of Columbia.

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