LAFAYETTE, La. – Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced today that an Opelousas mail carrier pleaded guilty to stealing cell phones from mail. Continue reading
A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment charging Jess A. Leon, 66, of Leetonia, with theft of government property and false statements and fraud to obtain federal employees’ compensation, said David A. Sierleja, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio. Continue reading
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – Officials plan to bring charges against two people in connection to a mail theft in Winter Garden.
Victoria Sabinath and Carol Haught were arrested on loitering and prowling charges Tuesday, police said. Continue reading
FORT WORTH — Dramatic dash camera video from Fort Worth police shows a high-speed, pedal-to-the-metal chase that ended up with two North Texans in federal custody. Continue reading
A northwest Minnesota man who allegedly fired a rifle at a mail carrier and a sheriff’s deputy is dead after a standoff with law enforcement late Monday morning. Continue reading
GOLD HILL, Ore.– The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (USPS OIG) is investigating the possible destruction of mail out of Gold Hill.
Real Estate Broker Tyler Weber said he delivered 175 post cards–advertising his real estate business–to the Gold Hill’s Post Office. Several days later, Weber received a call from a Delta Waters Car Wash employee; the employee found 141 of the cards in the trash. Continue reading
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Springfield, Mo., woman responsible for mail thefts from at least 40 victims in three counties, pleaded guilty in federal court today.
Lisa Beatrice Gee, 29, of Springfield, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to passing a forged check, credit card fraud and stealing mail. Continue reading
ENFIELD, N.C. (WITN) – After a four hour standoff at the Enfield Post Office, officers say the suspect was found dead inside.
Enfield Police Chief Tyree Davis says officers responded to the post office on South Dennis Street around 6:45 p.m. Saturday in reference to an armed robbery. Continue reading
On March 17, 2017, Cody J. Alexander, 26, of Coffeen, Illinois, was sentenced to federal prison for Theft of United States Mail, Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today.
Alexander who pled guilty on December 23, 2016, to one count of Theft of United States Mail, was sentenced to 10 months of imprisonment, followed by 3 months of home detention and 3 years of supervised release. He as was also ordered to pay restitution to those whose mail parcels and packages were stolen. Alexander took the packages while employed with a contracting company hired by the postal service to deliver holiday packages in December of 2015. Alexander admitted taking packages, opening them, and then pawning or attempting to sell at least some of the items at a pawnshop. Continue reading
Denver7 reporter Molly Hendrickson tells us a United States Postal Service employee is facing a number of fraud charges in connection to allegations that she faked a cancer diagnosis in order to use hundreds of hours of sick time. Continue reading