Woman sentenced to 8 years for bank robbery

Amy Ramsey (Source: Jefferson County Justice Center)
Amy Ramsey (Source: Jefferson County Justice Center)

MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) - A Waltonville woman was sentenced to eight years in prison for her role in a bank robbery in Mt. Vernon.

Amy. M. Ramsey, 27, of Waltonville pleaded guilty to one count of financial institution robbery and was sentenced to served eight years in prison with two years of mandatory supervised release.

The charged stemmed from her role in a Dec. 10, 2012 robbery of the Jefferson County Schools Credit Union in Mt. Vernon.

Her co-defendants, Jeffrey Wilson and Jessica Wilson, face charges from the robbery as well.

As part of her plea agreement, Ramsey has agreed to cooperate with the prosecution and trial of her co-defendants. That includes the charges against Jeffrey Wilson related to the Nov. 27, 2012 robbery of the Community First Bank of the Heartland in Woodlawn.

Ramsey also agreed to pay court costs and pay restitution to the credit union.

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