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William J. Ihlenfeld, II
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April 4, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Marianna, Pennsylvania, Resident Sentenced on Bank Robbery Charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA — A 32 year old Marianna, Pennsylvania, resident was sentenced on April 4, 2013, in United States District Court by Chief Judge John Preston Bailey.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: JESSICA CRAWFORD was sentenced to 51 months imprisonment to be followed by five years of supervised release and ordered to make restitution in the amount of $31,846. CRAWFORD entered a plea of guilty on November
30, 2012, to “Bank Robbery” for her involvement in the robbery on December 3, 2010, of the
United Bank on Three Springs Drive in Weirton, West Virginia.

CRAWFORD was charged for her involvement in this and 5 other bank robberies with her then boyfriend, Rudolph Todd Haladyna, formerly of Clarksville, Pennsylvania. Haladyna has already been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for his involvement in these robberies. CRAWFORD was the get-a-way driver in most of the robberies, which included two robberies of the Charleroi Federal Savings Bank in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, in September, 2010, two robberies of PNC Bank in Redstone Twp., Fayette County, Pennsylvania, in October 2010 and a robbery of Huntington Bank, Cheat Lake Branch, in Morgantown, West Virginia, in November 2010.

CRAWFORD was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a Federal institution.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. and investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the West Virginia State Police and the Weirton Police Department.

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