Friday, August 12, 2016
U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that TRAVIS CARTER,age 37, of Marrero, was charged yesterday in a one-count Indictment with bank robbery.
According to the Indictment, CARTERrobbed the Whitney Bank located in Marrero, Louisiana on July 22, 2016.
If convicted, CARTER 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.
U.S. Attorney Polite reiterated that an Indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of FBI agents in investigating this matter. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brittany Reed is in charge of the prosecution.