Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty to 2022 Bank Robbery in Baton Rouge

By Liora Hawthorne
Published August 22, 2023

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Floyd C. Hose, Jr., a 38-year-old resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has pleaded guilty to bank robbery before U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson, as announced by United States Attorney Ronald C. Gathe, Jr.

Mr. Hose admitted to entering the Cottonport Bank located at 6500 Corporate Boulevard in Baton Rouge on December 5, 2022. He passed a note to a teller demanding cash and subsequently fled the bank with $9,605.00.

Detectives later found a mask and money believed to be from the robbery in Mr. Hose’s apartment. Following his arrest, he confessed to the crime, citing his need to pay off multiple debts.

The investigation into this matter was conducted jointly by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Baton Rouge Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Harley W. Ferguson is prosecuting the case.