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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Metairie Man Indicted For Capital One Bank Robbery

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser announced today that KEITH ANTHONY RAMIREZ (RAMIREZ), age 33, was charged Friday, December 14, 2018 in a one-count Indictment for bank robbery in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a).

According to the Indictment, RAMIREZ robbed the Capital One Bank located in Covington, Louisiana on December 4, 2018.

If convicted, RAMIREZ 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 Strasser 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 Strasser praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, St, Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Covington Police department in investigating this matter.  Assistant U. S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

 

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Topic(s): 
Violent Crime
Updated December 18, 2018