☷Kansas City Man Guilty of Bank Robbery
Federal Bureau of Investigation ( By Press Release office)
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Kansas City Man Guilty of Bank Robbery KANSAS CITY , KAN . – A federal jury convicted a Kansas man of one count of bank robbery and one count of use of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence . According to court documents , and evidence presented at trial , Davonte Chaney , 30 , of Kansas City was found guilty of robbing Truity Credit Union , 2221 West 31st Street , in Lawrence . In September 2021 , Chaney entered the bank , pointed a semi - automatic gun at the employees , and instructed them to get down on the ground . “Chaney’s criminal actions in order to get money subjected people who were making an honest living to a violent , terrifying ordeal , ” said Duston Slinkard , U . S . Attorney . “The strong evidence collected by law enforcement investigators along with the convincing arguments prosecutors put before the jury , secured a conviction so that the victims’ suffering will not go unpunished . ” A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U . S . Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors . Sentencing is scheduled for August 16 . The Lawrence Police Department and the FBI investigated the case . Assistant U . S . Attorneys Trent Krug and Faiza Alhambra prosecuted the case . ###
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