Former Marshall County Attorney Brian Carroll has been ordered to serve 30 days in jail prior to be placed on probation on a felony theft conviction. Carroll was sentenced today Tuesday in Marshall County District Court. The case was prosecuted by the Kansas Attorney General’s office.
Jeff Wagaman, deputy chief of staff for the Kansas Attorney General’s office, said Carroll was given a 13-month suspended prison sentence and granted 24-months probation. However, Wagaman said Retired District Judge Jack Murphy ordered Carroll to serve 30 days in jail beginning December 27th prior to be placed on probation. Carroll had plead no contest to the felony theft charge in October.
Carroll was charged with misappropriating more than 70-thousand dollars from the Marysville Berean Church between August 2006 and November 2010 while serving as the church treasurer.
He resigned from his position as Marshall County Attorney in August of last year to accept a job as a trust officer at a bank in Pratt.