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

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Bank Robbery

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that MICHAEL COLLIER, age 56, of New Orleans, pleaded guilty before United States District Judge Jay C. Zainey.

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

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.   He is scheduled to be sentenced on January 29, 2019.

U.S. Attorney Strasser 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 October 30, 2018