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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Louisiana Man Charged with Attempted Bank Robbery

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MICHAEL COLLIER, age 56, of New Orleans, was indicted today by a federal grand jury for attempted bank robbery.

According to the indictment, on April 25, 2018, COLLIER attempted to rob the Capital One Bank located at 2700 South Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, LA.

If convicted, COLLIER faces a sentence of up to twenty years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000, and up to three years supervised release. 

U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that an Indictment is merely a charging document and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Gregory Kennedy is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated May 11, 2018