Woman Arrested, Accused
Of Robbing NBT Branch
ONEONTA – A woman, 36-year-old Corinne Simmons of Deposit, is under arrest, accused of robbing NBT Bank’s main local branch on Wall Street, Chief Dennis Nayor reported a few minutes ago.
Events leading to the arrest began at 12:15 p.m., when OPD officers and detectives responded to a report the bank had been robbed.
“It was learned that an unidentified subject demanded money and then left the bank on foot with approximately $1,500 cash,” the OPD press release said. “A threat of a gun was made, but no weapon was displayed and no persons were injured during the incident.”
The suspect was described as a white women, 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-6, and between 30 and 40 years old, of medium build and with shoulder-length hair.
After a canvas, police arrested Simmons at a Fonda Avenue location. She “was arrested and taken into custody without incident,” the report said. The money was recovered at the time of the arrest, and she was arraigned in Oneonta City Court.
Simmons has been charged with robbery, first degree, a Class B felony that could result in up to 25 years in prison; and larceny, fourth degree, that can bring up to four years.
City police were assisted by the state police’s BCI Major Crimes Unit and the Forensic Investigation Unit.