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Mom, Daughter Sentenced in Bank Robberies

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013  |  Updated 10:10 AM CDT
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Mom, Daughter Sentenced in Bank Robberies

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A Texas woman and her daughter have been sentenced to federal prison for their role in three bank robberies.

The American Press reports 58-year-old Evie Bowin Herrin and 31-year-old Amelia Darci Crew, both of Cleveland, Texas, were sentenced in Lake Charles, La., by U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi for conspiracy to commit bank robbery.

Herrin received 86 months in prison, and Crew received 51 months in prison. They both received three years of supervised release. They pleaded guilty June 27.

According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, the defendants admitted to stealing over $17,000 from banks in Louisiana and Texas. Herrin admitted to entering three banks wearing a disguise.

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