Woman Sentenced For Credit Union Robbery

POSTED: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 - 7:25am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 10:29pm

A woman who robbed two local credit unions this year will serve four years in federal prison. Romelia Vargas-Garcia pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery in a plea deal.

She held up a credit union in East El Paso in February, robbed a second credit union, and tried to rob a third. Besides the prison term, Vargas-Garcia must pay $6,000 in restitution.

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