The United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today that Jane Johanna Emily, a/k/a Jane Moeller, 41, of St. Louis, Missouri, pled guilty in federal district court on April 22, 2014, to charges that she opened and stole packages from the U.S. Mail.
The federal grand jury charged Emily with Obstruction of Mail, Theft of U.S. Mail by a Postal Employee, and Opening of Mail. Each charge carries a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and up to 3 years of supervised release. The sentencing hearing is set for August 8, 2014.
The case was investigated by agents of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Liam Coonan.