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New Orleans 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 GREGORY CHISOLM, age 52, of New Orleans, was charged today by a federal grand jury in a one-count Indictment with the January 4, 2016 robbery of the Whitney Bank branch located at 228 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana.

If convicted, CHISOLM faces a maximum sentence of twenty-five years in prison, a $250,000, and five years of supervised release.

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

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan L. Shih is in charge of the prosecution.


Updated June 10, 2016

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