Alabama Postal Worker Sentenced in case of Accepting Bribe to Deliver Marijuana

West Virginia PMR sentenced for theft of postal funds8/14/17 – BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge today sentenced a Shelby County woman to a probationary sentence of 2 years for accepting a bribe to deliver marijuana in the U.S. Mail as part of a conspiracy to distribute the drug, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez, Houston Division, and U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

U.S. District Court Judge R. David Proctor sentenced DEANN MARCHETT DIXON STEVENSON, 43, of Birmingham, AL, to a 2-year probationary sentence today.

Stevenson was a mail carrier at the Meadowbrook Post Office in Birmingham, Alabama. She pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute marijuana in Jefferson and Shelby counties between January 2016 and September 2016. Court documents do not name her co-conspirators, but the investigation involved the receipt of U.S. currency in exchange for delivering packages to other co-conspirators. Stevenson was also sentenced in a separate count for her conduct of accepting a bribe to deliver U.S. mail.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, and U.S. Office of Inspector General investigated the case, which Assistant U.S. Attorney Brad Felton is prosecuting.

source: US Attorney’s Office

Previous press release April 21, 2017

BIRMINGHAM – A former postal carrier pleaded guilty this week in federal court to accepting a bribe to deliver marijuana in the U.S. mail as part of a conspiracy to distribute the drug, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey and U.S. Postal Inspector Frank Dyer.

DEANN MARCHETT DIXON STEVENSON, 43, of Birmingham, entered her plea Tuesday before U.S. District Court Judge R. David Proctor. The U.S. Attorney’s Office charged Stevenson in February. Her sentencing date has not been set.

Stevenson was a mail carrier at the Meadowbrook Post Office. She pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute marijuana in Jefferson and Shelby counties between January 2016 and September 2016. Court documents do not name her co-conspirators.

Stevenson also pleaded guilty to one count of accepting a bribe to deliver U.S. mail.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service investigated the case, which Assistant U.S. Attorney Brad Felton is prosecuting.