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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Two men charged in convenience store robberies in Lee's Summit

For Immediate Release

April 27, 2018

Two Independence men, who fled from Lee's Summit police on Thursday until it ended after a short standoff, have been charged in recent armed robberies in Lee's Summit, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Billy J. Standley, dob: 2/7/1997, and William C. Crawford, dob: 3/16/1985, each face three counts of Robbery 1st Degree and three counts of Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records filed today, the defendants were taken into custody Thursday in Lee's Summit after a brief standoff. Both defendants told police they robbed a 7-Eleven and a Quick Trip. Standley told police he committed three robberies. Police responded to robberies on April 2 and April 14 at 7-Eleven in Lee's Summit and on April 25 at a Quik Trip in Lee's Summit.

Prosecutors requested a $100,000 bond for each defendant.

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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