GULFPORT, Miss. —A mother and daughter from Liberty County have been sentenced for an armed robbery in Gulfport.
Police said in March of 2012 Evie Herrin, 58, and her 31-year-old daughter, Amelia Crew, both of Cleveland, robbed the Regions Bank on Highway 49 around 1 p.m.
While responding to the scene, officers were given a description of the suspects’ car and spotted it headed eastbound on I-10. Police stopped the vehicle and took both women into custody without incident.
Investigators said they found the money that was stolen from the bank in the suspects’ car.
Herrin was sentenced to just over seven years in prison. Her daughter got just over 4 years.