GULFPORT, Miss. -- U.S. District Judge Walter J. Gex III has sentenced a mother and daughter from Texas to prison terms on charges of bank robbery.
The Sun Herald reports that 58-year-old Evie Mearlene Herrin and 30-year-old Amelia Darci Crew, both of Cleveland, Texas, were fined $5,000 each.
Gex sentenced Herrin to 5 years and 10 months in prison for using a BB gun to hold up a Regions Bank on U.S. Highway 49 on March 26, 2012. Crew was sentenced to 3 years and 10 months.
Herrin and Crew pleaded guilty Oct. 1.
They are charged in Louisiana with robberies of a bank in Kinder, La., in February and another in Sulphur, La., in March. They are charged in February heist in Henderson, Texas.