Florissant Man Accused of Robbing Five Florissant Businesses
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Missouri
ST. LOUIS – A man from Florissant, Missouri was indicted Wednesday and accused of robbing five stores or restaurants in Florissant since 2021.
Kevin E. West Jr., 22, was indicted on five counts of robbery and two counts of possession and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.
The indictment accuses West of robbing a Dollar Tree store on May 26, 2021, a different Dollar Tree on Dec. 1, 2021, a Subway on January 2, 2022, a GameStop on January 5 and a second Subway on January 28.
West is also facing robbery charges in St. Louis County Circuit Court.
The robbery charges carry a potential penalty of up to 20 years in prison, and the gun charges carry a potential sentence of seven years to life in prison.
This case was investigated by the Florissant Police Department and the FBI. Assistant U.S. Attorney Linda Lane prosecuted the case.
Updated October 27, 2022