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Topeka man pleads guilty to driving getaway car during robbery

NEWS RELEASE FROM U.S. ATTORNEY STEPHEN MCALLISTER

A Topeka man pleaded guilty Monday to driving a getaway car during a robbery.

32-year-old Justin Alexander McClelland of Topeka pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting a bank robbery.  In his plea, McClelland admitted he drove a co-defendant to a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant where a co-defendant committed the robbery.  Then McClelland drove the co-defendant away from the robbery.

Co-defendant Joshua Musgraves, 26, pleaded guilty to robbery and is set for sentencing on October 7th.

McClelland is set for sentencing on November 5th.  Both parties have agreed to recommend a sentence of three years in federal prison.


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