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Topeka Man Sentenced For Carjacking

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

TOPEKA KAN. – A Topeka man was sentenced Monday to 18 months in federal prison for carjacking, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Michael Min Koy, 25, Topeka, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of carjacking. In his plea, he admitted that on Jan. 12, 2015, he and a co-defendant physically assaulted a Topeka man and stole the keys to the victim’s 1999 Ford Mustang. The assault occurred in the 1800 block of Michigan Avenue in Topeka. The victim didn’t get his car back until March 29, 2015. The car had suffered extensive damage.

Co-defendant Marcus Anthony Montoya was sentenced to three years in federal prison.

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

Updated March 14, 2016

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