Woman sentenced for role in Martin robbery

Woman sentenced for role in Martin robbery

Posted: Monday, September 29, 2008 10:17 pm

  A Camden women has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for her alleged role in a Martin bank robbery.

Pam Wilson, 45, was sentenced Thursday by Judge J. Daniel Breen to 78 months in federal prison and three years’ supervised release. She was also ordered to pay, jointly with co-defendants, $3,139 in restitution to Regions Bank in Martin, according to Lawrence J. Laurenzi, acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee.

In March 2008, Ms. Wilson, Edward Tharpe and LaToya Wilson were indicted on one count of bank robbery and one count of using a firearm during the robbery of the Regions Bank in Martin. 

The Wilsons both pleaded guilty to the first count of the indictment in June.

LaToya Wilson is scheduled to be sentenced in October, while Tharpe is scheduled to be in court Tuesday, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.

The case was investigated by the Martin Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Victor L. Ivy is handling the case for the government.
Published in The Messenger 9.29.08

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