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Kansas man to receive a 154-month sentence for robbery and brandishing a firearm

July 28, 2019 - 7:53 pm

A Kansas man has been sentenced to 154 months in federal prison for armed bank robbery and brandishing a firearm.

26-year old Damon Hammeke pleaded guilty to one count of armed bank robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during a robbery. He admitted that he robbed the Country Club Bank at 2310 South Fourth Street in Leavenworth on November 21 of 2017, and left with an undisclosed amount of money.

Two days following the event, Hammeke lead Tonganoxie police on a high-speed chase through multiple cities and towns before police were able to stop him, following an attempted traffic stop.

Hammeke has previous convictions for drugs, flee or attempt to elude law enforcement according to Kansas Department of Corrections.

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