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 - Wife Squealed On Bank Robber BLUEFIELD — The...
Wife Squealed On Bank Robber BLUEFIELD — The story of, After the robbery, Sutphin and how he spent most of the $23,745 his wife drove back to Aiexan taken taken from the First National dri a where they buried the iBank of Petei - stown in a holdup[ money and left it for about a last year and how he lost S3, of the loot to a thief was told by me accused robber in U. S. Dis trict Court here. Trouble with his young wife led to his arrest, said Theodore! William Sutphin, 22, of Alexan dria. .Va.. and Pearisburg. Va., who entered a plea of euiltv be lore lore judge Sidney l. unnstie. The judge set Jan. 15 for a pre sentence examination hearing. Sutphin changed his plea from; innocent to guilty after evidence! was introduced, including a note! which said, "ibis is a noid - up. Make one sound and I'll shoot." week. They later took it to their apartment and kept it in a filing cabinet, Sutphin said. He and his wife continually fought over the furniture, and she threatened to leave him if he did not buy new furniture. Sutphin told how he spent S5,000 tor new iurniture. down pay ments on two houses, hundreds of dollars for clothes for hi; wife, and a pickup truck and. icamper. rney tooit t r l p s (Florida and Missouri, he said. After one trip, they discovered upon their return home that a thief had taken the last $3,000 of

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  1. The Charleston Daily Mail,
  2. 20 Dec 1969, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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