HARRISONVILLE, Mo. — A 78-year-old girl with two previous financial institution theft convictions faces new fees after authorities allege she handed a teller a word that mentioned “I didn’t imply to scare you” throughout a latest Missouri heist.
Bonnie Gooch is jailed on $25,000 bond after she was charged with one rely of stealing or trying to steal from a monetary establishment within the holdup Wednesday in Nice Hill, The Kansas Metropolis Star reported. No lawyer is listed for her in on-line court docket information.
She additionally was convicted of robbing a California financial institution in 1977 and one within the Kansas Metropolis suburb of Lee’s Summit in 2020. Her probation within the second heist resulted in November 2021.
Courtroom paperwork filed in Cass County within the newest case mentioned the theft word demanded “13,000 small payments,” including “thanks sorry I didn’t imply to scare you.”
Surveillance video additionally captured her banging on the counter, asking the teller to rush, Cass County prosecutors mentioned.
She smelled strongly of alcohol when officers stopped her lower than 2 miles away, with money scattered on the automotive’s floorboard, prosecutors added.
“It’s simply unhappy,” Nice Hill Police Chief Tommy Wright mentioned, including that the suspect had no identified illnesses.