UPDATE: Woman Sentenced for March Bank Robbery

UPDATE: ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- 32-year-old Latoya Burrows has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for robbing Associated Bank at 612 N Main St in Rockford on March 20, 2012.

Burrows pled guilty to the charge on October 29, 2012.

She will have to pay full restitution of $4,856. Once released from prison, she will be on supervised release for 3 years.


UPDATE: ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Today, 32-year-old Latoya Burrows of Rockford plead guilty to the March 20 robbery of Associated Bank located at 612 North Main St., Rockford, Illinois.

According to the plea agreement, Burrows entered Associated Bank through the west doors just before 11:00 a.m. on March 20, 2012. Burrows approached the teller counter, passing the roped off waiting line and handed the teller a note that read “Put the money in the bag and nobody will get hurt.”

The teller removed cash from the teller drawer, but told Burrows that he did not have a bag to put the money into. Burrows took the money from the teller’s hand, stuffed the cash into her bra, and walked out of the bank.

Shortly after the robbery, Burrows was arrested by the Rockford Police Department near the bank and was held in federal custody since her arrest.

Burrows’ sentence is yet to be determined. Bank robbery carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, a fine up to $250,000, up to 5 years of supervised release following imprisonment and full restitution.


ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Police have arrested a Rockford woman for a bank robbery in the city.

31-year old LaToya Burrows was charged with the Mar. 20, 2012, bank robbery of the Associated Bank, in the 600 block of North Main St.

Burrows allegedly went into the bank and handed the teller a folded piece of paper, which read: "Put money in the bag and no one will get hurt." The teller told burrows that he did not have a bag to put the money into. So she stuffed the cash into her bra, and walked out of the bank.

Burrows were arrested by Rockford Police about a block away from the bank.

She faces a maximum of 20 years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000.


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