Wisconsin postal worker charged with mail theft

Kenneth Grunewald, 50, Bruce, Wis., is charged with two counts of stealing items from the U.S. Mail while an employee of the U.S. Postal Service in Winter, Wis. The indictment alleges that in January and May 2015, Grunewald stole two rebate cards from mail entrusted to him.

If convicted, Grunewald faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. The charges against him are the result of an investigation by the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Antonio Trillo.