Police Department

Suspects Charged With Robbery and Kidnapping

Independence Police Department

223 N. Memorial Drive

Independence, MO 64050-3013

Public Information Office

Officer Tom Gentry

(816) 325-7258


News Release

For immediate release:  April 10, 2015


Four Suspects Charged with Robbery and Kidnapping


Each of four suspects were charged today in the Circuit Court of Jackson County in Independence with one count of Robbery 1st Degree and one count of Kidnapping - facilitating a felony or flight thereafter inflicting injury and terrorizing victim.


                 James T. Hunter                   Sydney M. Adams                  Tristen W. Bishop                Zachary A. Donahoo


The suspects are alleged to have lured the victim to 1117 S. Pearl St. and robbed him on April 9, 2015. The suspects are then alleged to have driven the victim to an area near M78 Hwy and 7 Hwy where an Independence Officer found him.