Wichita Man Hogties Sprint Store Employee; Steals 78 Phones

WICHITA, KAN. – A Wichita man was sentenced today to 162 months in federal prison for robbery, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Camarin McPherson, 26, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of robbery. In his plea, he admitted that on April 25, 2019, he brandished a firearm and held a clerk at gunpoint at the Sprint store at 530 S. West Street in Wichita. He hogtied the clerk and stole 54 Apple iPhones and 24 Samsung Galaxy phones.

McAllister commended the Wichita Police Department, the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Matt Treaster for their work on the case. This case was prosecuted under Project Safe Neighborhoods, a Justice Department initiative to reduce violent crime.