Female CU Robber Sentenced To 15 Years Behind Bars

Register now

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A 21-year-old women who robbed five area institutions, starting with Apple FCU last February, on Thursday was sent to prison for 15 years.

Shona Jones followed up her first heist with robberies at three more area institutions, including Northwest FCU, before she was captured after robbing another Apple branch.

While police were staging special surveillance on the credit union because of all the recent robberies they saw a woman resembling the suspect in the three previous bank robberies enter the Apple branch in Centreville. When she left, police approached her, identified themselves and took her into custody for further questioning. Detectives quickly determined that the credit union had, in fact, just been robbed by the very woman they’d detained.

 

For reprint and licensing requests for this article, click here.
MORE FROM AMERICAN BANKER