Former Kansas APWU official pleads guilty to financial improprieties

On February 27, 2020, in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, Asenath Roland, former President of the Kansas Postal Workers Union (located in Wichita, Kans.), pleaded guilty to one count of failure to maintain records, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 439(c).

The guilty plea follows an investigation by the Office of Labor-Management Standards Kansas City Resident Office.

Roland was originally charged with stealing more than $4,700 that belonged to the union. The crime is alleged to have occurred in May and June 2017 in Wyandotte County, Kan.

The plea agreement requires Roland to make restitution to the union of any improper use of union funds.