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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

New Orleans Man Sentenced for Bank Robbery

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that EDDIE JAMES, age 40, of New Orleans, was sentenced today for a one-count Bill of Information charging bank robbery.

According to the Bill of Information, JAMES robbed the Fidelity Homestead Bank at 1201 S. Carrollton Avenue in New Orleans on November 2, 2017. 

JAMES was sentenced to 39 months imprisonment, three years of supervised release and restitution in the amount of $1,114 to the Fidelity Homestead Bank at 1201 S. Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney David Haller is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated August 9, 2018