Man found guilty in robbery of Truity Credit Union in Lawrence

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A Kansas City man was found guilty of one count of bank robbery and one count of use of a firearm “in furtherance of a crime of violence” in a Lawrence robbery, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.


The jury found that in September 2021, Davonte Chaney, 30, entered Truity Credit Union, 2221 W. 31st St., pointed a semi-automatic gun at the employees and instructed them to get on the ground, according to the release.

Lawrence police and the FBI investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Trent Krug and Faiza Alhambra prosecuted the case, according to the release.

Chaney’s sentencing is set for Aug. 16.

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