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District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 20, 2019

Wichita Man Sentenced For Four Commercial Robberies

WICHITA, KAN. – A Wichita man was sentenced today to 12 years in federal prison for robberies at four local stores, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Kenneth W. Cade, 29, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty to four counts of robbery and one count of carrying a firearm during a robbery. In his plea, he admitted committing the following robberies:

  • Dollar General Store, 915 S. Glendale in Wichita, Nov. 22, 2017. Cade admitted pointing a gun at an employee and demanding money.
  • C-Store, 837 S. Oliver in Wichita, Feb. 7, 2018. Cade admitted serving as a lookout while a co-defendant pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money.
  • Arby’s, 4308 E. Harry in Wichita, Feb. 14, 2018. Cade admitted pointing a firearm at an employee and demanding money.
  • Circle K Store, 515 N. Seneca in Wichita, Feb. 14, 2018. Cade admitted grabbing cash from a register after a co-defendant pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money.

Co-defendant Savannah Cole, 22, Wichita, Kan., is set for sentencing Oct. 4, 2019.

McAllister commended the FBI, the Wichita Police Department and Assistant U.S. Attorney Matt Treaster for their work on the case, which was prosecuted as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods, a U.S. Department of Justice initiative targeting violent crime.

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Updated September 20, 2019