Man Charged In Lenexa Bank Holdup

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

Kansas City, KS (WIBW) – An Olathe man is charged with robbing a Lenexa bank.

34-year old Isha Jackson faces one count of bank robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during the robbery.

According to the criminal complaint, on Sept. 21, 2009, Jackson entered Wachovia Bank at 12000 West 95th in Lenexa wearing a hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, black sunglasses, jeans and white tennis shoes. He pointed a silver revolver at tellers and demanded money.

The complaint says he drop off in a silver Mazda sedan, managing to elude police until he hit a large real estate sign near 87th Street.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 25 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the bank robbery charge, and a penalty of not less than 7 years and not more than life to be served consecutively to other sentences and a fine up to $250,000 on the charge of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence.

The Lenexa Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation worked on the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Leon Patton is prosecuting.

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