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COUPLE CHARGED AFTER ALLEGED CRIME SPREE LAST MONTH

 

              A TOPEKA KANSAS COUPLE ARE BOTH BEING CHARGED WITH OVER A DOZEN FELONIES FOR A LENGTHY CRIME SPREE IN JOHNSON COUNTY LAST MONTH.

 

              JOHNSON COUNTY PROSECUTING ATTORNEY JULIE SMITH OFFICIALLY CHARGED 33 YEAR OLD MICHAEL ENGSTROM AND 34 YEAR OLD JAMIE ENGSTROM ON THURSDAY, A MONTH AFTER THE TWO TRIED TO OUTRUN POLICE WHO WERE TRYING TO ARREST THEM FOR HOLDING UP A PAWNEE CITY GAS STATION WHILE JAMIES 14 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER WAS A PASSANGER IN THE VEHICLE

 

              MICHAEL ENGSTROM IS FACING TWENTY FELONY CHARGES INCLUDING: SEVEN COUNTS OF USING A FIREARM TO COMMIT A FELONY, FIVE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER, TWO COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF A FIREARM, TWO COUNTS OF CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, AND SINGLE COUNTS OF CHILD ABUSE, UNLAWFUL DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM, OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE TO AVOID ARREST, RESISTING ARREST THROUGH USE OF A DEADLY WEAPON, AND OPERATING A VEHICLE TO AVOID ARREST.

 

              FOR JAMIE SHE IS FACING 12 FELONYS COUNTS WITH MOST BEING AIDING AND ABETTING CHARGES. THOSE INCLUDING: FOUR COUNTS OF USE OF A FIREARM TO COMMIT A FELONY, THREE FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER, UNLAWFUL DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM, RESISTING ARREST THROUGH USE OF A DEADLY WEAPON, CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, AND HER OWN CHARGE OF CHILD ABUSE.

 

              IF CONVICTED OF ALL CHARGES, MICHAEL WOULD FACE 42 TO 825 YEARS IN PRISON.

              WHILE JAMIE WOULD FACE ANYWHERE BETWEEN 24 TO 420 YEARS BEHIND BARS.

 

              THE ENGSTROMS WERE IN COURT ON WEDNESDAY, WHERE THEIR BOND WAS SET AT 4 MILLION DOLLARS.

              A PRELIMINARY HEARING FOR BOTH IN THE CASE IS SET FOR APRIL 10TH IN JOHNSON COUNTY COURT. 

 

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