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Police: Bank robbery on woman's "bucket list"

DeLand suspect used Votran bus to esape

By PATRICIO G. BALONA, Staff Writer
patricio.balona@news-jrnl.com
March 30, 2010 2:59 PM

DELAND -- A DeLand woman who said robbing a bank was something she wanted to cross off her "bucket list" took a bus downtown to rob one, DeLand police said.

Patricia Dianne Edwards, 51, called the heist at the Bank of America at 230 N. Woodland Blvd. on March 9 one of the things she wanted to do before she died, a charging affidavit showed. Edwards is charged with robbery of the DeLand bank and is also charged with the robbery of a second Bank of America in Sanford.

She was arrested on Friday and is being held at the Volusia County Branch Jail on $20,000 bail, a booking officer said this afternoon.

On March 9, Edwards walked into the DeLand Bank of America, handed the teller a note that read "I have a gun, give me all your money. Give me stra


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