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CU System Briefs (09/18/2013)
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (9/18/13)--Virginia Beach  police have identified the suspect shot and killed by an off-duty police officer during an attempted robbery at Chartway FCU as Courtney Andrew Holloman, 30, of Virginia Beach. Holloman died at the scene from a gunshot wound to the torso (The Virginian-Pilot Sept. 17). The incident occurred when Holloman, wearing a mask, dark clothes and gloves, entered the credit union branch and allegedly displayed what appeared to be a gun. He announced the robbery and the police officer identified himself as police to Holloman, who began to turn on the officer and was shot. The officer has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation, which is standard procedure. No one else was injured. The branch remained open and the credit union has made one-on-one counseling available for employees (News Now Sept. 17) ...
  • BELLEVUE, Neb. (9/18/13)--Brandi Coen, 32, of Portsmouth, Neb., was sentenced to 24 months of probation after pleading guilty to aiding and abetting theft by receiving over $1,500 in stolen cash from a Dec. 7 robbery of Sac FCU in Portsmouth.  Her former husband, Gabriel L. Coen, 29, was sentenced last week to the same term. The two said they did not know about the heist and that the money was given to them by Caleb Searcy, 22, who is now serving a four- to eight-year sentence in prison for possessing stolen money.  The Coens said they thought Searcy had received a loan from his father. Searcy said he found the money in the woods near a tent where he was living a few hundred yards from the credit union (wowt.com Sept. 17) ...


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