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Two Texas Women Sentenced For Armed Bank Robbery

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi

Gulfport, Miss – Evie Mearlene Herrin, 58, and her daughter, Amelia Darci Crew, 30, of Cleveland, Texas, were sentenced in federal court today for the March, 2012 armed bank robbery of the Regions Bank on Highway 49 in Gulfport, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis, FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen, and Gulfport Police Chief Alan Weatherford.

Herrin was sentenced to 70 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release, and Crew was sentenced to 46 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release. Both defendants were also ordered to pay a $5,000 fine.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Gulfport Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Ruth Morgan.


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Updated January 7, 2015