Rachel Barrett was arrested and charged with Robbery with a Deadly Weapon. Her bail has been set at $40,000.00. Anyone with any information regarding the robbery is encouraged to contact the Carson City Sheriff's Office, Investigations Division, at 283-7851.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) - Today at 9:10 am, the Sheriff's Office received a "hold up" alarm from the Nevada State Bank, at 4267 South Carson Street. The suspect was identified as an adult female who showed a handgun to the bank teller. The female presented a demand note, directing the teller to keep her hands where they could be seen and to put the money into a bag. The note also directed the teller to have other tellers move to one side together and keep their hands visible. The demand note read "Any mistakes and I start shooting"
The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash on foot and was seen by a witness attempting to enter a vehicle approximately 200 yards from the bank. However, when she saw a witness watching, she ran from the vehicle. Sheriff's Deputies searched the area and were led to the Mountain View Apartments at 4749 South Carson Street. Witnesses identified a tenant in the area as Rachel Barrett matching the description and vehicle information. When contacted, Rachel Barrett exited the apartment without incident.
During a search of the suspects apartment, Investigators located both the stolen cash and a "air-pistol" that is suspected as the weapon used.