Man Pleads Guilty To 3 Bank Robberies
NEW ORLEANS – ZACHARY VERDIN, age 29, a resident of Marrero, Louisiana pleaded guilty to three counts of bank robbery before the Honorable Susie Morgan, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans. VERDIN faces up to twenty (20) years imprisonment, up to a $250,000 fine, up to three (3) years of supervised release, and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee, as to each count. Sentencing is currently scheduled for February 22, 2022.
According to Count One of the bill of information, on or about July 19, 2021, VERDIN robbed the Capital One Bank located in Marrero, Louisiana. He obtained approximately $521 in the robbery. According to Count Two of the bill of information, on or about July 26, 2021, VERDIN robbed the Chase Bank located in New Orleans, Louisiana. He obtained approximately $1,000 in that robbery. According to Count Three of the bill of information, on or about August 2, 2021, VERDIN robbed the Regions Bank located in Gretna, Louisiana. He obtained approximately $12,540 in that robbery.
U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Violent Crime Task Force and officers with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and New Orleans Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jon Maestri is handling the prosecution.