Texas Mail Handler Arrested for Soliciting Bribes

McALLEN, Texas – A Mission man and employee of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has been taken into custody on charges he accepted more than $1,000 in bribes, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Noe Olvera, 43, was arrested today upon his arrival at work at the USPS facility in McAllen. He is expected to make an initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Peter E. Ormsby Monday morning.

The USPS – Office of Inspector General investigated the case with assistance from the FBI. Assistant U.S. Attorneys David A. Lindenmuth and Roberto Lopez Jr. are prosecuting the case.