(STL.News) – A Wichita man is set to appear in federal court Wednesday on charges of robbing two businesses, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.
Toney D. Williams, 25, Wichita, man., was charged Oct. 23 with two counts of robbery and two counts of brandishing a firearm during the robbery.
He is charged with a robbery Oct. 1, 2019, at Family Dollar, 2301 S. Seneca, and a robbery Oct. 3, 2019, at Family Dollar, 1031 S. Meridian.
In both robberies it is alleged he pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money.
Police used surveillance video of Williams’ parked car to identify him.
If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on each robbery count and not less than seven years and a fine up to $250,000 on each count of brandishing a firearm. The FBI, the Wichita Police Department and the Safe Streets Task Force investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron Smith is prosecuting.
In all cases, defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The indictments merely contain allegations of criminal conduct.