BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – A former Shelby County postal worker was sentenced this week to home detention and probation for stealing more than $27,000 in money orders.
Germaine Foster, 36, of Birmingham, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Hopkins to five years of probation, including six months home detention, for his guilty plea to six counts of theft of U.S. Postal Service money orders and one count of theft of government property.
Foster,, who worked at the Maylene post office, also will be responsible for repaying $27,650. He had entered into a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office.