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Wood County woman indicted for several bank robberies

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Davisville, West Virginia woman has been indicted for bank robberies spanning two counties, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Christine Joy Martin, 31, was charged by a federal grand jury for two counts of “Unarmed Bank Robbery.” Martin is accused of robbing Huntington Bank in Marion County of $2,000 on November 4, 2016. She is also charged with robbing United Bank in Monongalia County of $964 on December 20, 2016.

Martin faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 for each count.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah W. Montoro is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Morgantown Police Department and the Fairmont Police Department investigated. 
An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated March 7, 2017