Pennsylvania Postal Worker Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Mail

WILKES-BARRE – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Mark Kerpovich, age 29, of Shavertown, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty on December 6, 2019, before U.S. District Court Senior Judge A. Richard Caputo to theft of mail.

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Kerpovich admitted to stealing mail between October 2017 and October 2018. The thefts were discovered after postal customers in Hanover Township, Luzerne County, complained about mail that was not received and/or mail that was received with contents missing. Some of the missing contents included cash, gift cards, and lottery tickets.

The case was investigated by the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. Assistant United States Attorney Robert J. O’Hara is prosecuting the case.

Judge Caputo ordered that a presentence investigation take place. Sentencing is scheduled for May 1, 2020.