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Woman sentenced to 15-years after bank robbery

AP PhotoJohn Raoux
Harrison County Jail

An Alabama woman has been sentenced to 15-years behind bars after she robbed a bank.

The incident was reported at Gulfport bank in March of 2019.

Officials say Iconic Facce went into the bank and handed a teller a threatening handwritten note.

“You have 1 min to give the money do not be wrong are (sic) die,” the note read.

She then fled the scene in a Cadillac.

Investigators later located the Cadillac near the scene and were able to trace it back to Facce.

Officials compared Facce to the suspect on bank surveillance video and had two bank employees who identified her in a photo lineup that was already on file from a previous arrest.

She was arrested was arrested at a Houston airport as she returned from Mexico.

Authorities believe Facce committed the robberies to pay for plastic surgery as her face showed signs of a recent procedure.

During a court hearing on Monday Facce pled guilty to two counts of robbery and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.