U.S. Attorney’s Office
July 17, 2013
District of Kansas
Topeka Man Pleads Guilty to Commercial Robberies
TOPEKA, KS—A Topeka man has pleaded guilty to two commercial robberies, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.
Brendon R. Thompson, 26, Topeka, Kansas, pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery. On November 16, 2012, he robbed the EZ Payday Advance store at 2613 S.W. 21st Street in Topeka. On January 17, 2013, he robbed the Family Dollar at 1313 S.W. 21st Street in Topeka.
Sentencing is set for November 5. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on each count. Grissom commended the Topeka Police Department, the FBI, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared Maag for their work on the case.