FBI New Orleans
Craig C. Betbeze
(504) 816-3274
December 4, 2018

Alleged Capital One Bank Robber Arrested in Covington, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS—During a joint Northshore investigation with the FBI New Orleans Violent Crime Task Force, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, and the Covington Police Department, Keith Anthony Ramirez was arrested for the alleged robbery of the Capital One Bank located at 830 North Highway 190, Covington, Louisiana 70433.

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at approximately 9:45 a.m., Keith Anthony Ramirez, age 33, of Covington, Louisiana, entered the Capital One Bank, approached the teller counter and presented a note demanding money. After attempting to obtain money, Ramirez fled the bank in a silver Honda Accord.

Following the dissemination of a law enforcement BOLO to surrounding agencies for Ramirez and the Honda Accord, at approximately 2:15 p.m. an arrest was made by the Covington Police Department in coordination with the FBI.

Ramirez was transported to the St. Tammany Parish Jail and housed in the federal tier awaiting his court appearance.

This matter will be prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Louisiana.

The public is reminded criminal complaints and indictments contain only charges and are not evidence of guilt. Defendants are presumed to be innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information regarding this crime or other bank robberies is asked to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation New Orleans Field Office at 504-816-3000 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

The public can visit bankrobbers.fbi.gov for further information on suspects wanted for bank robbery.