Mother, daughter accused of bank robberies


Louisiana State Police said Wednesday that 57-year-old Evie Mearlene Herrin and 30-year-old Amelia Darci Crew, both of Cleveland, Texas, are accused of holdups Feb. 13 in Kinder, and of other bank robberies in Sulphur, La., and Henderson, Texas.

Sgt. James Anderson says he does not know the dates of the other two holdups.

Police in Gulfport, Miss., arrested the women minutes after a bank robbery there on Monday. They remain in the Harrison County Jail.

Police say that in Gulfport and Kinder, Herrin allegedly showed a gun and got money, and her daughter allegedly drove the getaway car.

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