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Press Release

Topeka Man Sentenced In Carjacking

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Kansas

TOPEKA, KAN. – A Topeka man was sentenced Monday to 70 months in federal prison on 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.

Co-defendant Michael Richard Wilkins is set for sentencing Dec. 15.

Grissom commended the Topeka Police Department, the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared Maag for their work on the case.

Updated December 15, 2014