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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 2, 2017

New Orleanian Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ERIC MALLORY, age 34, of New Orleans, pled guilty today to a two-count Indictment charging him with bank robbery.

 

According to court documents, on July 27, 2016, MALLORY entered the Capital One Bank located at 1867 Barataria Boulevard in Marrero, and approached a teller with a note demanding money. The teller gave MALLORY $2,798. On September 22, 2016, MALLORY entered the Gulf Coast Bank & Trust, located at 737 Terry Parkway, Gretna, and approached a teller with a demand note. He then approached a second teller and demanded money. In total, MALLORY obtained $7,882 from Gulf Coast Bank & Trust.

 

MALLORY faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years, a fine of $250,000, three years supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment as to each count. U.S. District Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle set sentencing for May 3, 2017.

 

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Maria M. Carboni is in charge of the prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Violent Crime
Updated February 2, 2017