Texas Woman, Daughter Headed To Prison For Bank Robbery

GULFPORT, Miss. (January 7, 2013)--U.S. District Judge Walter J. Gex III has sentenced a Texas woman and her and daughter to prison for bank robbery.

Evie Mearlene Herrin, 58, and Amelia Darci Crew, 30, both of Cleveland, were also 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’re charged in Louisiana with robberies of a bank in Kinder, La., in February and another in Sulphur, La., in March and with a heist in February in Henderson.

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