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Posted on: June 30, 2023

A 24-year-old Independence man charged in mutliple robberies there

For Immediate Release
June 30, 2023

A 24-year-old Independence, MO, man faces four counts of Robbery in the 1st Degree for business robberies in Independence in April, May and June, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Zachary I. Caldwell, dob: 3/23/1999, faces four counts of Robbery in the 1st Degree.*

According to court records filed late yesterday, the defendant robbed four Independence business in 2023: on April 20, at a Walgreens on South Sterling Avenue, on May 14, 2023, at a CVS on West 23rd Street, on May 20 at a Metro by T-Mobile store on East 23rd Street and on June 7, at the same Metro b T-Mobile store he robbed in May. Video surveillance at each business captured the robberies and allowed detectives to identify the defendant.   . 

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur, Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile : (816) 674-3954

*Charges are only accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or pleads guilty.

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