United States Attorney's Office for the District of Kansas

10/25/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/25/2021 12:12

Kansas City Man Indicted for Bank Robbery

KANSAS CITY, KAN. - A federal grand jury in Kansas City returned an indictment charging a Kansas City, Kansas man with one count of bank robbery and one count of use of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

According to court documents, in September 2021, Davonte Chaney, 29, allegedly used a semi-automatic pistol to rob Truity Credit Union on West 31st Street in Lawrence, Kansas.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Lawrence, Kansas Police Department investigated the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Trent Krug is prosecuting the case.

An indictment is merely an allegation and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.