For Immediate Release:
Dec. 13, 2018
A 30-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in the armed residential robbery of a Kansas City residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Antoine W. Anderson, dob 9/12/1988, faces charges of Sodomy in the 1st Degree, Class A Felony Robbery in the First Degree, two counts Armed Criminal Action, Class B Felony Burglary in the First Degree, Class E Felony Assault in the Third Degree, and the Class E Felony of Resisting a Lawful Stop.*
According to court records, on 11/23/18, members of KCPD responded to a report of an armed residential robbery. Upon arrival, officers made contact with two victims, each with facial injuries. The victims stated on the previous day, the female victim had sold a car to brothers Antonio & Antoine Anderson. The next day, female victim heard a knock on the door where she recognized both suspects from the day before standing on the porch. Both suspects forced their way into the house while producing assault rifles. Antoine Anderson told the female victim to lay on the ground while Antonio Anderson entered the bedroom where the male victim was sleeping. The female victim stated Antoine Anderson forced her to stand up at which time he struck her in the face with a rifle. Antoine Anderson then demanded she walk back to her bedroom where he stole some of her jewelry and ordered her to get undressed. After the female victim complied, Antoine Anderson grabbed her buttocks and vagina. Female victim stated Antoine Anderson made it clear he wished to have sex with her, but stated she was lucky he didn't have enough time. Female victim then observed Antonio Anderson holding the male victim at gunpoint. Before fleeing the residence, suspects stole female victim's purse and DVR for her surveillance system.
The male victim stated the day before the robbery he observed the suspects inside the residence talking to the female victim about purchasing a vehicle. On the day of the robbery, he awoke in his bedroom to Antonio Anderson striking him in the face. Male victim observed Antonio Anderson with an assault rifle - and used the weapon to order the male victim to go to the living room. When he did so, male victim observed Antoine Anderson in the kitchen with the female victim, who was naked. The male victim laid down on the living room floor as the suspects fled the scene.
At the scene, both suspects positively identified Antoine Anderson through a photograph as a suspect in the robbery. On 11/24/18, a stop order was issued for Antoine Anderson.
On 12/12/18, KCPD officers observed Antoine Anderson enter a vehicle on the passenger side. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle at Gregory Blvd and US 71 Hwy; after initially complying, the suspect's vehicle reentered traffic and eluded police until it came to a stop at 71st and Virginia. Antoine Anderson fled on foot and was taken into custody by officers. When questioned regarding the flight in the car, Antoine Anderson stated he reached across the center console and pressed the gas pedal with his left hand while controlling the steering wheel with his right hand. Antoine Anderson denied any involvement in the events of 11/23/18.
Antonio Anderson is currently held in the Jackson County Department of Corrections due to his involvement in the events of 11/23/18.
Prosecutors have requested a bond of $150,000 cash for Antoine Anderson.
For more information, contact:
Jared D. Bustamante
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Jackson County Prosecutor's Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.