KC man pleads guilty to disrupting mayor's speech, gets probation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The man who disrupted Kansas City mayor last March has accepted a plea agreement and has been sentenced to one year probation.

Derron Black was charged with misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and obstruction of government operations after disrupting Mayor Sly James' State of the City address.

On Thursday, Jackson Co. prosecutor announced Black has pleaded guilty as part of a plea agreement and has been sentenced to one year probation. The plea agreement also includes Black have 10 days of shock jail time, attend anger management class, along with continuing mental health counseling and continue the bond conditions already in place, which includes keeping a safe distance from the mayor and his security detail.

Black was originally charged with assault on a law enforcement officer, but as part of the plea agreement, that charge was changed to resisting arrest.

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