SC woman sentenced for Va. bank robberies
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A South Carolina woman convicted of robbing several banks in Virginia will spend more than 11 years in prison.
U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente says 44-year-old Nicole Racquel Drakeford of Fountain Island, S.C., admitted to robbing two banks in Fairfax County and a credit union in Chesapeake in 2013.
Drakeford had pleaded guilty in January to armed bank robbery and a related weapons charge. She was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Norfolk to 11 years and five months in prison.Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.