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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Bank Robber Sentenced

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that KRISTEN WILLIAMS, age 44, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to one count of bank robbery, in violation of 18 U.S.C § 2113(a).

U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan sentenced WILLIAMS to a term of imprisonment of 70 months, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 mandatory special assessment.

According to court documents, WILLIAMS robbed the Gulf Coast Bank and Trust located at 201 North Carrollton Avenue in New Orleans on November 5, 2016. WILLIAMS, whose actions were recorded by surveillance video, robbed the bank of $4,983.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorneys Maria Carboni and J. Ryan McLaren were in charge of the prosecution.

Updated February 8, 2018