NEWS RELEASE                                             

For Immediate Release
January 11, 2008
Contact: Catherine Rodriguez
Community Relations Coordinator
  (850) 651-7448

Second Arrest Made in Mary Esther Robbery

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a second suspect in connection with the robbery of a man outside of a Mary Esther Bank on Monday, December 17th.  27 year old (10/16/80) Jessica Ann Giuffrida was arrested by investigators this morning at her home, 248 Oxford Court, Mary Esther.  Giuffrida is charged with principle to armed robbery. 

Giuffrida was a former teller at Vanguard Bank in Mary Esther and provided significant information to Joshua Thomas Marks and Joshua Nathaniel Landrie.  She also had knowledge of the crime after the fact. 

A third suspect, 29 year old (7/23/78) Joshua Nathaniel Landrie is currently being sought for the armed robbery.  Landrie is considered to be armed and dangerous.  He has been through the law enforcement academy and is known to have access to guns.  Anyone with information on Landries’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office at 850.651.7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850.863.TIPS.

The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as it becomes available.  

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