Indictment: Topeka Man Robbed Two Cash Loan Stores
TOPEKA, KAN. – A Topeka man was indicted today on charges of robbing two cash loan stores, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.
Derick Renee Crawford, 29, Topeka, Kan., was charged with two counts of commercial robbery. The indictment alleges Crawford committed the following robberies:
Advance America, 2232 Louisiana Street, Lawrence, Kan., Feb. 21, 2019.
Advance America, 1947 Northwest Topeka Blvd., Topeka, Kan., March 29, 2019.
If convicted, Crawford faces a penalty of up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The FBI and the Topeka Police Department investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared Maag is prosecuting.
Tapoleon B. Hendricks, 24, Topeka, Kan., is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The crime is alleged to have occurred June 14, 2019 in Topeka, Kan.
If convicted, Hendricks faces a penalty of up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The FBI and the Topeka Police Department investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared Maag is prosecuting.
In all cases, defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The indictments merely contain allegations of criminal conduct.