TOPEKA, KAN. – A Topeka man was sentenced today to five years in federal prison for driving a getaway car during a robbery, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.
Justin Alexander McClelland, 33, Topeka, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting a commercial robbery. In his plea, McClelland admitted he drove a co-defendant to a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant where the co-defendant committed the robbery. Then McClelland drove the co-defendant away from the robbery.
Co-defendant Joshua Musgraves, 27, Topeka, Kan., pleaded guilty to robbery and is set for sentencing Jan. 25.
McAllister commended the Topeka Police Department, the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared Maag for their work on the case.