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November 13, 2014

Missouri Man Sentenced to 13 Years for Robbing Bank in Shawnee

KANSAS CITY, KS—A Missouri man was sentenced Wednesday to 13 years and a month in federal prison for a robbery at a bank in Shawnee, Kan., U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Scott Thario, 22, Lee’s Summit, Mo., pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

A grand jury indictment filed in December 2013 alleged that on Dec. 16, 2013, Thario robbed Intrust Bank at 19501 West 65th Terrace in Shawnee, Kan. The indictment alleged he was carrying a short-barreled shotgun during the robbery.

Grissom commended the Shawnee Police Department, the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney David Zabel for their work on the case.

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