Former Deputy Charged with Unlawful Sexual Relations

News Release – Johnson County (Kan.) Sheriff’s Office

Date – October 11, 2017

Former Deputy Charged with Unlawful Sexual Relations

Olathe, Kan. – One charge of Unlawful Sexual Relations was filed today against former Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Lee Weller III.

On or about August 31st, 2017, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of alleged misconduct by then Deputy Weller.  Upon receiving a complaint, the Sheriff’s Office initiated a criminal investigation and a Professional Standards inquiry into the alleged misconduct.  Deputy Weller was placed on administrative leave and ultimately terminated as a result of the alleged incident.

All criminal reports were forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review.  Any inquiries about this case can be directed to the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office at 913-715-3000.