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Topeka Man Pleads Guilty To Carjacking

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Aug. 4, 2014

TOPEKA, KAN. – A Topeka man pleaded guilty in federal court in Topeka Monday to a carjacking charge, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Shaun Lee Kendall, 29, Topeka, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of carjacking. In his plea, Kendall admitted that on Jan. 29, 2014, he and a co-defendant threatened a driver with violence in order to steal a 1999 Dodge Dakota truck.

Sentencing is set for Oct. 27. He faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. Grissom commended the Topeka Police Department, the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared Maag for their work on the case.

Co-defendant Michael Richard Wilkins is awaiting trial.

 

 

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