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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

New Orleans Man Indicted For Bank Robbery

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – ISIAH HOLMES, age 48, a resident of New Orleans, was indicted for bank robbery on March 13, 2020, announced U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser.

According to court documents, on or about December 23, 2019, HOLMES entered the Capital One Bank located at 4121 Canal St. in New Orleans. HOLMES then handed the teller a note that claimed he was armed, and demanded money.  HOLMES obtained approximately $774 and left the bank. If convicted, HOLMES faces a maximum of 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release and a $100 special assessment fee.

United States Attorney Strasser reiterated that the 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 in investigating this matter. The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant U. S. Attorney G. Dall Kammer, Supervisor of the General Crimes Unit.

 

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Updated March 17, 2020