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District of Kansas

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Wichita Woman Pleads Guilty To Four Commercial Robberies

WICHITA, KAN. – A Wichita woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to four commercial robberies, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Savannah Cole, 21, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty to four counts of robbery. In her plea, he admitted committing the following robberies:

  • Dollar General Store, 915 S. Glendale in Wichita, Nov. 22, 2017. Cole admitted she and co-defendant Kenneth W. Cade, 29, Wichita, Kan., went into the store together to rob it. Cade pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money.
  • C-Store, 837 S. Oliver in Wichita, Feb. 7, 2018. Cole admitted she pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money. Cade stayed outside as a lookout.
  • Arby’s, 4308 E. Harry in Wichita, Feb. 14, 2018. Cole and Cade went into the store to rob it. Cade pointed a firearm at an employee and demanded money.
  • Circle K Store, 515 N. Seneca in Wichita, Feb. 14, 2018. Cole and Cade went into the store to rob it. Cole pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money. Cade grabbed the cash

 

Sentencing is set for Sept. 16. She faces a penalty of up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000.

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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Project Safe Neighborhoods
Updated June 24, 2019