Thursday, February 20, 2014

KCMO man indicted for string of armed robberies, including several in KCK

U.S. Department of Justice

KANSAS CITY, KAN. - A Kansas City man has been indicted on federal charges alleging he committed a string of armed robberies, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Clifford L. Miller, 48, Kansas City, Mo., was indicted Wednesday on one count of bank robbery, ten counts of commercial robbery, and ten counts of brandishing a firearm during a robbery.

The indictment alleges Miller committed the following robberies:     
  •     June 10, 2013, Capital City Bank, 120 SW 6th Street in Topeka, Kan.
  •     June 21, 2013, Cirilla’s store, 7258 State Avenue in Kansas City, Kan.
  •     June 21, 2013, Family Dollar at 1274 Merriam Lane in Kansas City, Kan.
  •     June 22, 2013, Dollar General, 2852 W. 47th, Kansas City, Kan.
  •     June 30, 2013, Family Dollar, 1402 S. 42nd, Kansas City, Kan.
  •     July 1, 2013, Dollar General, 2018 Metropolitan in Kansas City, Kan.
  •     July 3, 2013, Cirilla’s, 4301 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, Kan.
  •     July 24, 3013, Advance America, 4625 Shawnee Drive, Kansas City, Kan.
  •     Aug. 4, 2013, GameStop, 9672 Quivira Road in Lenexa, Kan.
  •     Aug. 12, 2013, Dollar General, 2852 W. 47th in Kansas City, Kan.
  •     Sept. 21, 2013, Cirilla’s, 7258 State Avenue in Kansas City, Kan.
If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on each robbery count and a penalty of not less than seven years and a fine up to $250,000 on each charge of brandishing a firearm.

The Kansas City, Kan., Police Department, the Lenexa Police Department, the Topeka Police Department, the Raytown, Mo., Police Department and the FBI investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Terra Morehead is prosecuting.