Michigan UP letter carrier indicted for destroying bulk mail

US-Department-Of-Justi_fmtMARQUETTE, MICHIGAN —U.S. Attorney Patrick Miles announced the indictment of Sarah Jane Paradise, a former U.S. Postal Service City Carrier, on charges of delaying, detaining and destroying U.S. Mail entrusted to her for delivery in Manistique, Michigan.

On the basis of an investigation by the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of Inspector General, the indictment alleges that Paradise, who was employed as a USPS City Carrier in Manistique, Michigan, delayed, detained and destroyed Standard A Mail, which is bulk business mail, that she was supposed to deliver to residences on her route from March 2013 until early March 2014. Her route in Manistique, which USPS identifies internally as “City Route 1,” covered hundreds of residences in the heart of Manistique.

If you believe you are a victim of this alleged crime, you will be able to obtain court notices relating to this case by checking: http://www.justice.gov/usao-wdmi/victim-and-witness-assistance-program/vw-large-cases/Paradise.