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Washington County woman sentenced for role in bank robbery

| Thursday, April 4, 2013, 6:09 p.m.

A Washington County woman was sentenced Thursday to more than four years in prison for her role in a bank robbery spree in Pennsylvania and West Virginia with her then-boyfriend.

Jessica Crawford, 32, of Marianna, was sentenced by U.S. District Chief Judge John Preston Bailey to 51 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release in connection with the Dec. 3 robbery of a bank in Weirton, prosecutors in West Virginia said. She was ordered to pay $31,846 in restitution.

Prosecutors said Crawford was the getaway driver for Rudolph Todd Haladyna of Clarksville, Greene County, who robbed banks in Bentleyville, Redstone and Morgantown in the spree that began in September 2010. The same bank in Bentleyville was robbed twice as was a bank in Redstone, prosecutors said. Haladyna is serving a 20-year prison sentence.

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