Katie Dassow, 26, Saint Germain, Wis., is charged with removing articles contained in a letter intended to be conveyed by mail, while a U.S. Postal Service employee. The indictment alleges that she committed the theft from a piece of mail on June 8, 2013.
If convicted, Dassow faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. The charge against her is the result of an investigation by the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Altman.