Amanda Patrick, 32, Haysville, Kan., is charged with one count of theft by a postal employee. It is alleged she stole a gift card and cash from the mail.
The crimes are alleged to have occurred in December 2017 and May 2018 in Sedgwick County, Kan.
If convicted, she faces up to five years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The U.S. Postal Service investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Alan Metzger is prosecuting.