Topeka Firefighter Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Domestic Charges

By: WIBW
By: WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka firefighter charged with four felony counts may avoid jail time under a plea deal with prosecutors.

Shawnee County District Court records show Claude Clark was given a 12 month suspended jail sentence for his guilty plea Monday, March 17, to three misdemeanor charges. A count of aggravated battery was reduced to endangerment, while two counts of aggravated assault were amended to domestic battery.

A count of aggravated intimidation of a witness or victim was dismissed.

Court documents indicate Clark assaulted a woman with a gun and a baseball bat in February 2012 then tried to stop her from filing a report.

Clark will serve a year of supervised probation.

Topeka officials had said that he remained a firefighter with the city while the case progressed.

Posted by Melissa Brunner


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 252118381 - wibw.com/a?a=252118381