Woman pleads guilty to string of bank robberies in three states

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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Davisville, West Virginia woman was convicted today of bank robberies spanning three states.

Christine Joy Martin, 31, was charged in a six-count information filed April 5, 2017. Martin pled guilty to three counts of “Unarmed Bank Robbery.”

Martin admitted to robbing Huntington Bank in Marion County of $2,000 on November 4, 2016. She also admitted to robbing WesBanco Bank in Washington County, Pennsylvania, of $350.00 on December 23, 2016 and admitted to robbing the People’s Bank in Athens County, Ohio of $2,150 on December 27, 2016. Martin has waived venue on the charges in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Martin faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 for each count.