FBI New Orleans
Craig C. Betbeze
(504) 816-3274
April 24, 2018

New Orleans Woman Arrested in Connection with Liberty Bank Robbery on Crowder Blvd.

NEW ORLEANS—FBI New Orleans Field Office Special Agent in Charge Eric Rommal announces the arrest of and federal charges brought against Sandra Ann Dumas, for her alleged involvement in the robbery of Liberty Bank, 7200 Crowder Blvd., New Orleans, LA.

On Monday, April 23, 2018, at approximately 10:47 a.m., Dumas allegedly entered the Liberty Bank, approached the teller counter, announced she had a bomb and demanded money. After allegedly attempting to obtain cash from the teller, Dumas fled the bank on foot.

Dumas, a black female and resident of Orleans Parish, was taken into custody on Monday, April 23, 2018 at approximately 10:51 a.m. in the New Orleans area, by the New Orleans Police Department without incident. Dumas was then transported to the St. Charles Parish Correctional Center for processing.

Pursuant to a criminal complaint filed in the Eastern District of Louisiana, Dumas was charged with 18 U.S.C. 2113(a) – Attempted Bank Robbery. Additional federal charges may be forthcoming.

This investigation was coordinated jointly by the FBI New Orleans Violent Crime Task Force and New Orleans Police Department. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana is prosecuting this matter.

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.

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