Ohio man sentenced in postal theft

TOLEDO — A Defiance, Ohio man was sentenced Tuesday afternoon in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, on one count of theft from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).

Douglas Bush, 20, was sentenced to three years of probation by Judge Jeffrey Helmick, with no fine, though a special assessment of $100 was imposed. In addition, he was ordered to pay restitution to the USPS in the amount of $15,929.90.

Bush had been charged with stealing from the post office last summer while he was employed as a postal employee in Leipsic. He allegedly stole postal service money orders between June 30-July 16, 2015.

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