The owners of Elysian State Bank claimed they were owed $7,800 as a result of Sandra Bathke’s robbery last December. But Bathke’s attorney and an assistant Le Sueur County attorney agreed on $1,500 in restitution.
The 70-year-old woman who robbed a bank in LeSueur County in December was sentenced to 15 years of probation Tuesday.
A 70-year-old woman accused of duping a man to be her getaway driver for a bank robbery has chosen to stay in jail.
Luke Weimert thought he was just giving a 70-year old woman a helpful lift to the bank. Imagine his surprise when police pulled over his car, ordered him and Sandra Bathke to the ground and said he was driving the getaway car in a bank robbery.
A 70-year-old Janesville, Minn. woman has been arrested on suspicion of robbing a bank in LeSueur County Wednesday afternoon and the 26-year-old man who drove her there, thinking that he was doing a good deed, ended up being her unsuspecting getaway driver.