NEWS RELEASE FROM U.S. ATTORNEY STEPHEN MCALLISTER
Two Topeka men pleaded guilty today to a federal carjacking charge.
20-year-old Chauncey Elliott Lyles and 23-year-old Mathdaniel Squirrel of Topeka both pleaded guilty to one count of carjacking.
In their pleas, they admitted that on Jan. 30, 2019, in Topeka, they threatened the driver of a 2007 Cadillac SUV and stole the vehicle.
Sentencing is set for November 26th. The parties have agreed to recommend a sentence of not less than 60 months and not more than 87 months.