County resident sentenced for Lenexa bank robbery
Isha Jackson, 34, Leavenworth, has been sentenced to more than 11 months in federal prison for robbing a bank in Lenexa, U.S. Attorney Lanny Welch said.
Jackson pleaded guilty to one count of armed bank robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during the robbery. According to court documents, on Sept. 21, 2009, Jackson entered Wachovia Bank at 12000 West 95th in Lenexa, pointed a Smith & Wesson .38 Special revolver at tellers and demanded money.
Police responding to the bank’s alarm, spotted Jackson’s car and pursued him. Jackson led police on a high-speed chase until he crashed the car near 87th Street. He was ordered to pay more than $13,000 in restitution for damage to a car he struck during the chase and damage to the Enterprise rental car he was driving.
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