Guilty plea in Shawnee bank robbery

A Lee’s Summit man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Shawnee bank in December.

Scott Thario, 22, also pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., to unlawfully possessing a firearm during a crime of violence.

Federal prosecutors said Thario was armed with a short-barreled shotgun when he held up the Intrust Bank at 19501 West 65th Terrace on Dec. 16.

He faces a minimum prison sentence of 10 years, prosecutors said. Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 5.

Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com