Westbrook Woman Sentenced to More Than Four Years for Robberies
Contact: Julia M. Lipez
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced today that Maria
Mattson, 31, of Westbrook, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge George Z. Singal to 50
months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised released for aiding and abetting bank
robbery, conspiracy to commit bank robbery and aiding and abetting interference with commerce by
robbery. Mattson pled guilty to the charges on August 1, 2012.
Court records reveal that in January and February 2012, Mattson was the get-away driver for
robberies of the Cumberland Farms on Pine Street in Portland, the University Credit Union and the
TruChoice Credit Union in Portland, the Evergreen Credit Union in Windham and the Auburn Savings
Bank in Lewiston. Mattson and her co-defendant, Paul Sans, were arrested on February 15, 2012. Sans
is due to be sentenced in January 2013.
The charges are the result of a collaborative investigation conducted by the Lewiston, Portland
and Windham Police Departments and the Southern Maine Gang Task Force, which is comprised of
investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Portland Police Department, the Department
of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
Explosives and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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