Two Cleveland, Tx. women sentenced in Miss. robbery

January 8, 2013 3:56:41 AM PST
U.S. District Judge Walter J. Gex III has sentenced a mother and daughter from Texas to prison terms on charges of bank robbery.

The Sun Herald reports that 58-year-old Evie Mearlene Herrin and 30-year-old Amelia Darci Crew, both of Cleveland, Texas, were fined $5,000 each.

Gex sentenced Herrin to 5 years and 10 months in prison for using a BB gun to hold up a Regions Bank on U.S. Highway 49 on March 26, 2012. Crew was sentenced to 3 years and 10 months.

Herrin and Crew pleaded guilty Oct. 1.

They are charged in Louisiana with robberies of a bank in Kinder, La., in February and another in Sulphur, La., in March. They are charged in connection with a February heist in Henderson, Texas.

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