Six months in prison for Pennsylvania window clerk who stole $55K

US-Department-Of-Justi_fmtPITTSBURGH – A former Postal Service employee was sentenced today in federal court to six months imprisonment, three years supervised release and restitution of $55,362.90 on her conviction of misappropriation of postal funds by a postal employee, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Maurice B. Cohill imposed sentence upon Jessica L. Croyle, of Greensburg, Pa. According to USPS records, Croyle was a Lead SSA (Sales and Service Associate), who had worked for the USPS since 2001.

According to information presented to the court, from Nov. 1, 2012, to July 19, 2013, Croyle, while employed with the United States Postal Service at the Latrobe, Pennsylvania Post Office, wrongfully converted to her own use, postal money orders and cash having a total value of $55,362.90.

Assistant United States Attorney Mary McKeen Houghton prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, for the investigation that led to the successful prosecution of Croyle.

Read more: USDOJ: US Attorney's Office – Western Pennsylvania.