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Posted on: January 2, 2018

KC man charged in armed robbery of Raytown convenience store on New Year's Eve

For Immediate Release

Jan. 2, 2018

A 28-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in connection with an attempted armed robbery of a Raytown convenience store on New Years Eve, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Jerry L. Williams III, dob: 4/16/1989, faced Attempted Robbery in the 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Aciton.*

According to court records, Raytown police responded to a reported robbery at a convenience store on 350 Highway about 10:30 p.m.  They surrounded the area and found the suspect nearby. The suspect was taken into custody after he was found lying under a greet in the area of 68th Terrace. Witnesses identified the suspect as the man, armed with a handgun, who fled from the store after attempting to rob it. Raytown police also found a gun and a gun magazine. Video surveillance from the store showed the defendant as the person who attempted the robbery.

Prosecutors requested a bond of $50,000 cash.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur

Director of Communication

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor

Work   : (816) 881-3812

Mobile: (816) 674-3954

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

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