Man sentenced for robbing Marrero bank
NEW ORLEANS- A man was sentenced Thursday after previously pleading guilty to robbing a Whitney Bank in Marrero.
The robbery took place in July 2016.
Travis Carter was wearing a baseball hat, sunglasses and used a towel to cover his face while committing the crime. He escaped with over $4,000 dollars.
Residents identified Carter after local news outlets reported the robbery and featured still images of him captured from bank surveillance footage. Carter’s vehicle used in the robbery was also identified by an automatic license plate recognition camera after fleeing the scene.
Carter, 38, was sentenced to 30 months in jail followed by two years of supervised release. He must also pay back $4,444.95 that was stolen and a pay a $100 special assessment fine.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Ascension Parish judge to discuss defense funding, bond in Theriot case
Police investigating fatal Sunday shooting on Lake Calais Court
Daughter of fallen BRPD officer receives personalized rocking horse
Three heroic Central Private graduates saved four distressed swimmers while on senior...
It's heating up and officials are reminding people to stay cool