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Galena Man Receives Prison Sentence



James Bilke Jr.

James Bilke Jr., 50, of Galena, was sentenced to over a year imprisonment earlier this month in Cherokee County District Court.

The 15 month sentence came after Bilke pled guilty to Attempted Aggravated Assault, stemming from a January 2020 altercation.

Bilke is being held in the Cherokee County Jail pending transfer to the Kansas Department of Corrections.  

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