Kansas City, Missouri Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery
|U.S. Attorney’s Office July 12, 2013|
KANSAS CITY, KS—A Kansas City, Missouri man has pleaded guilty to bank robbery in Kansas, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.
Edward Davis, 31, Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery. In his plea, he admitted that on July 13, 2012, he and other accomplices robbed Bank Midwest, 3500 Rainbow Blvd., in Kansas City, Kansas. Brandishing a firearm, he yelled that a robbery was taking place and ordered bank customers and employees to the floor. He pointed his gun at a bank teller. After the robbery, investigators released surveillance photos of the defendant and his accomplice, resulting in information that led to Davis’ arrest.
Sentencing is set for October 7. The parties have agreed to recommend a sentence of 12 years in federal prison. Grissom commended the FBI, Assistant U.S. Attorney Jabari Wamble, and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Trent Krug for their work on the case.