Maria S. Alvidrez, 30, Plains, Kan., is charged with two counts of theft of mail while she was employed as a postal worker at the post office in Kismet, Kan. The crimes are alleged to have occurred in April and May 2015.
If convicted, she faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on each count. The U.S. Postal Service – Office of Inspector General investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Alan Metzger is prosecuting.