A man serving sentences for rape and aggravated burglary committed in Stafford County will be eligible for a parole hearing in February, the Kansas Parole Board reports.
Ronald Lee Thomas, 50, committed his crimes on Oct. 15, 1988. He is incarcerated in the Hutchinson Correctional Facility at a low-medium security level. Thomas is also serving time for an aggravated assault that occurred in Wabaunsee County in 1984.
Willie L. Williams Jr., 40, is also on the list of inmates eligible for a parole hearing in February. He is incarcerated at Larned State Hospital in the maximum security level. Williams has three convictions from 1988-89 for manufacturing drugs in Sedgwick County, and was also convicted of attempted battery against a correctional officer in Pawnee County.
The Kansas Parole Board will hear public comments about the possible parole of eligible inmates in January. Anyone who would like to comment but can’t attend a session should write to the Kansas Parole Board at Landon State Office Building, 900 S.W. Jackson, Room 452-S, Topeka 66612-1220.