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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Connecticut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

West Haven Woman Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for Robbing 3 Banks

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that COURTNEY WORTHINGTON, 31, of West Haven, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to 60 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for robbing three Connecticut banks.  

According to court documents and statements made in court, WORTHINGTON robbed the TD Bank at 636 Campbell Avenue in West Haven on December 19, 2016; the Peoples Bank at 198 Amity Street in Woodbridge on January 2, 2017, and the TD Bank at 184 Route 81 in Killingworth on January 5, 2017.  During each robbery, WORTHINGTON handed the teller a note containing threats and demanding money.

WORTHINGTON was arrested on January 5, 2017, at a hotel in East Haven. On July 12, 2017, she pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery.  She has been detained since her arrest.

This investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Connecticut State Police, West Haven Police Department and Woodbridge Police Department.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Douglas P. Morabito.

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Violent Crime
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Updated April 4, 2018