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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 6, 2020

Metairie Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser announced today that LEVI HERMAN (HERMAN), age 33, pleaded guilty on March 5, 2020 before Judge Carl Barbier to a one-count Indictment for bank robbery in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a).

According to court documents, HERMAN robbed the Capital One Bank located in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 4, 2019.  HERMAN escaped with approximately $1,900 dollars in U.S. currency.   HERMAN 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.  Judge Barbier set sentencing for June 25, 2020.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and the New Orleans Police Department in investigating this matter.

Assistant U. S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated March 6, 2020