Newark Letter Carrier Arraigned for Conspiring to Distribute Drugs, Receiving Bribes, and Conspiring to Defraud United States

NEWARK, N.J. – A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier was arraigned today on charges of conspiring to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances, receiving bribes as a public official, and conspiring to defraud the United States, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

Emerson Pavilus, 46, of Union, New Jersey, was charged May 24, 2021, in a three-count indictment with conspiring to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana, receiving bribes as a public official, and conspiring to defraud the United States. Continue reading

USPS operating on normal schedule for June 18 and 19, 2021, will consult with employee organizations, stakeholders, on future observances of Juneteenth

From the US Postal Service:

The U.S. Postal Service is fully supportive of the new Juneteenth National Independence Day Act and making June 19 a federal holiday. Unfortunately, it is not possible to cease the operations of the Postal Service to accommodate an observance over the next 24-48 hours. Continue reading