Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting a Postal Carrier

PITTSBURGH – A resident of McKees Rocks, PA, pleaded guilty today and was sentenced in federal court to 46 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release on conviction of assaulting a federal employee, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Donetta W. Ambrose imposed the sentence on Raheem Jackson, 28.

According to the information presented to the court, on December 31, 2018, Jackson struck the victim, R.F., in the head with a hand railing as R.F delivered mail for the United States Postal Service. R.F. lost consciousness and suffered bleeding to the brain. Prior to imposing the sentence, Judge Ambrose emphasized the severity of the offense.

Assistant United States Attorney Mark V. Gurzo are prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

The United States Postal Service conducted the investigation of Jackson.