Twenty-eight-year old Charles B. Koch of Stratford and 27-year-old Cheri Harper of Malaga both received seven-year terms on Friday. They must serve 85 percent of their sentences before becoming eligible for parole.
They also were ordered to pay $7,600 in overall restitution to the Newfield National Bank in Franklin Township (Gloucester County), which they admitted robbing on Jan. 8, 2010.
Harper told authorities she entered the bank with a concealed knife, while Koch claimed to have a bomb. They soon fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and began driving to Las Vegas, but were captured in Oklahoma five days later.