A man convicted of stealing between $1,000 and $2,000 from the Islamic Center of Lawrence has been sentenced to two years of probation.
Thirty-two-year-old Amadou Bah was sentenced Wednesday after pleading no contest in September to burglary. As part of his plea, prosecutors dropped a felony theft charge and a
The Islamic Center was burglarized on August 13th. Bah was
identified through surveillance video, which showed a man using bolt cutters to remove two cash donation boxes and then taking cash from a third box.
Bah’s attorney, Julia Butler, said Bah holds a permanent resident card and was aware the conviction could affect his immigration status.
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