Connecticut man pleads guilty to robbing contract PO

From the New Haven US Attorney’s office:

Korey Streater, 25, of New Haven, pleaded guilty Thursday before United States District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to one count of robbery of the mail, money, or other property of the United States.

According to court documents and statements made in court, on Jan. 22, 2011, Streater brandished a fake handgun and robbed the United States Postal Service Contract Station “E-Z Mail & More,” at 920 Foxon Road in East Haven, of some $1,413 and several U.S. Mail items.

On January 25, 2011, law enforcement officers executed a state search warrant at the Streater’s residence and recovered some of the stolen mail items as well as the weapon he brandished during the robbery.

Judge Bryant has scheduled sentencing for Oct. 3. Streater faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 10 years and a fine of up to $250,000.