Wichita man accused of robbing same store in 8 days PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 10:34

Special to the Leader & Times

WICHITA — A federal grand jury in Wichita today returned an indictment charging a Wichita man with three robberies, including two only eight days apart at a Valero gas station, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Ricky Price, Jr., 20, Wichita, is charged with five counts, including:

• Robbing the Valero gas station at 851 S. Meridian on Jan. 11, 2014.

• Robbing the Valero gas station at 851 S. Meridian on Jan. 19, 2014.

• Brandishing a firearm during the Jan. 19 robbery.

• Robbing the Harry Grocery and Smoke Shop at 324 W. Harry on Feb. 27, 2014.

• Discharging a firearm during the Feb. 27 robbery.

Upon conviction, the crimes carry the following penalties:

Robbery: A maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on each count.

Brandishing a firearm: Not less than seven years and a fine up to $250,000.

Discharging a firearm: Not less than 10 years and a fine up to $250,000.

The FBI and the Wichita Police Department investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Debra Barnett is prosecuting.

 

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