Maryland Man gets 8 Years in prison for bribing Letter Carriers to divert packages containing marijuana

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Suleiman Pasha, age 33, of Columbia, Maryland, today to eight years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, in connection with a bribery and drug conspiracy in which he bribed letter carriers to divert packages of marijuana sent through the mail and deliver […]

Connecticut mail carrier accused of trafficking marijuana on route

LITCHFIELD — A postal carrier from Torrington was arraigned Monday in Bantam Superior Court and ordered held on $5,000 bond to face charges of trafficking marijuana using the postal service for delivery. Michael Daniels, 49, of 146 Workman Ave., is accused of possession with intent to sell Source: Mail carrier faces drug deal charges Republican […]

Maryland man gets 3 years in prison for bribing postal worker to distribute marijuana via U.S. Mail

3/7/16 Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Kirt Omar Gibbs, age 26, of Hyattsville, Maryland today to three years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, in connection with a conspiracy to distribute marijuana through the U.S. mail by bribing a U.S. Postal Service employee.  A federal jury convicted […]

New bill would allow mailing publications with marijuana ads through USPS

February 4, 2016  Wyden, Merkley, Blumenauer, Bonamici Introduce Bill Allowing Written Marijuana Ads in States Where Marijuana is Legal Washington, D.C. – Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined with Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici today to introduce a bill that would allow publications in Oregon and other states where marijuana is legal to mail […]

Missouri Postal Employee convicted of redirecting mail to personal addresses

Former Postal Employee Convicted of Conspiracy Charges 2/3/16 St Louis, MO – QUENTIN COOK, Florissant, MO, was convicted of diverting mail believed to contain clothing, marijuana and other items to addresses that he and his co-defendants controlled for their personal gain. Cook and his co-defendants were former Postal employees of the Network Distribution Center in […]

Four Missouri Postal Workers indicted on charges of redirecting mail to personal addresses

Former and Current Postal Employees Indicted on Conspiracy Charges  June 16, 2015 St Louis, MO – Four former and current Postal employees of the Network Distribution Center in Hazelwood, and an associate, were indicted on charges of diverting mail believed to contain marijuana and other items to addresses that they controlled, for their personal gain. […]

OPM issues Memo on Federal Laws and Policies Prohibiting Marijuana Use

MEMORANDUM FOR HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES From: Katherine Archuleta, Director Subject: Federal Laws and Policies Prohibiting Marijuana Use Date: May 26, 2015 Recently, several states and the District of Columbia have decriminalized the use of marijuana, allowing the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes and/or for limited recreational use.  These changes to state […]

Two Georgia drug dealers get prison for armed robbery spree targeting letter carriers

ATLANTA, GA – William Wilkins and Michael Fairnot-Woods have been sentenced to 18 years and 15 years in federal prison, respectively, for their roles in an armed robbery spree that targeted U.S. Postal Service letters carriers in Decatur and Lithonia, Georgia.  The robberies were part of a scheme to steal a rival drug dealer’s marijuana […]

Ohio Man Sentenced For Attacking Postal Worker, Stealing Package Full Of Pot

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gregory D. Braxton, 29, of Columbus, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 53 months in prison and five years of supervised release for robbing and assaulting a female U.S. Postal Service worker. Carter M. Stewart, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio and Christopher White, Assistant Inspector in Charge, […]

North Carolina letter carrier charged with selling drugs while on duty

(October 29, 2014) Kinston, N.C. — A Kinston postal worker is charged with delivering more than just the mail. Joseph James Huff, 38, of 1432 Joyce Drive in Greenville, is charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, selling marijuana and delivering marijuana. He was given a $4,000 bond. Huff allegedly sold a […]