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Marrero Man Indicted for Whitney Bank Robbery

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that TRAVIS CARTER, age 37, of Marrero, was charged yesterday in a one-count Indictment with bank robbery.

According to the Indictment, CARTER robbed the Whitney Bank located in Marrero, Louisiana on July 22, 2016.

If convicted, CARTER faces a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of three years, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.

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

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of FBI agents in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Brittany Reed is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated August 12, 2016

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