Driver in IL Bank Robbery Receives Sentence
By WestKyStar Staff
BENTON, IL - A southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to more than eleven years in prison for her role in a 2008 bank robbery in Tamms.
The US Attorney's office in Benton says that 39-year-old Franchie Farmer of Tamms, formerly of Thebes, was sentenced on Thursday in federal court in Benton for driving the car involved in the crime.
The individuals who robbed the Capaha Bank in Tamms, Holli Wrice and Richard Anderson, held two tellers at gunpoint while stealing more than $14,000 from the bank. Wrice received a 35-year prison sentence for her role in the crime, while Anderson received a ten-year sentence.