Texas postal worker pleads guilty to delaying mail

On September 15, Darnell Harris Gause, 40, pleaded guilty to delay or destruction mail.

While an employee of the United States Postal Service, Mr. Gause unlawfully delayed and detained items that were given to him to be mailed, namely, 10 checks.

Mr. Gause faces up to five years in federal prison for his crimes. This case was investigated by the United States Postal Service – Office of Inspector General. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Bray is prosecuting this case.