Two Brothers Charged With Conspiracy, Attempted Murder, And Firearm Offenses For Shooting Of Letter Carrier

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A grand jury sitting in Charlotte returned a federal indictment charging two brothers for the shooting of a United States Postal Carrier, announced R. Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Rashawn Donnell Williams, 29, and Dion Lamar Williams, 27, both of Charlotte, were charged with conspiracy to murder a federal employee, attempted murder of a federal employee, and discharging a firearm during, in relation to and in furtherance of a crime of violence. Rashawn Williams was also charged with possession of a firearm by a felon. Continue reading

Baltimore Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Letter Carrier Assault

Baltimore, Maryland –United States District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Idialyon Helm, age 21, of Baltimore, Maryland, to 10 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for forcible assault on a United States Postal Service (USPS) letter carrier, and brandishing a firearm in connection with a crime of violence. Helm also admitted to one additional armed robbery, as well as an attempted armed robbery. Continue reading