Blackwell man convicted of embezzling from youth pageant

November 28, 2023 | Courts

NEWKIRK — A Blackwell man accused of embezzling from the Blackwell Youth Pageant is now convicted of the offense.

Tyson Convers

Tyson Wayne Convers, 42, Blackwell, entered a no contest plea in Kay County District Court to a felony count of embezzlement and sentencing is deferred for one-year. 

Convers was charged with the offense in 2022 after Blackwell police investigated a report of $2,472.89 missing from the organization. (see story)

Convers is ordered to pay the amount back in restitution.