West Virginia Postmaster pleads guilty for $5,470 theft from Tornado Post Office

10/18/2017 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A South Charleston woman who stole from the Tornado Post Office in Kanawha County pleaded guilty today, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Martha Edele, 34, entered her guilty plea to theft of government money. Edele was employed as an Officer-In-Charge at the Tornado Post Office. From December 23, 2013, through January […]

USPS contractor pleads guilty to stealing packages containing narcotics for vets

A contractor for the U.S. Postal Service pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to stealing mail containing medications for veterans, according to a news report. The contractor, Bronson Cobble, signed a plea agreement and admitted to stealing 33 packages sent to Veterans Affairs patients and stealing the medications inside the packages, reported  WJHL. On Wednesday, […]

Video: Bakersfield CA man faces federal charges for postal mail theft

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — After a months-long investigation, a federal grand jury has indicted a Bakersfield man for mail theft. Jason Geiser, 36, faces eight counts. Court documents show repeated theft incidents while officers investigated Geiser. source: Bakersfield man faces federal charges for mail theft U.S. Attorney’s Office press release: Bakersfield Man Charged with Multiple Counts […]

New Jersey USPS Supervisor Accused of Stealing over $15,000 from cash deposits

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Delran, New Jersey, man will appear in federal court today to face charges that he abused his position as a U.S. Postal Service supervisor to steal cash deposits, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Amar D. Patel, 35, is charged by complaint with knowingly embezzling, stealing, purloining, and converting to his […]

California Father and Son charged with post office robbery–also suspects in postal truck robberies

Federal Case Charges San Bernardino County Father and Son in Conspiracy to Steal Cash from the U.S. Postal Service 3/6/17 RIVERSIDE, California – A father and son have been arrested and charged in federal court in connection with a robbery late last week at a United States Postal Service facility in Victorville. According to court […]

Iowa postmaster sentenced to probation for stealing over $6,000 in postal funds

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – A northern Iowa woman must pay more than $6,000 in restitution that authorities say she took while working for the U.S. Postal Service. Prosecutors say DeAnn Lewman also was put on probation for five years and fined $500. She pleaded guilty to one count of making a false entry. Prosecutors […]

Pennsylvania Postal Worker charged with theft

November 9, 2016 – Lehigh County, PA District Attorney Jim Martin announced Wednesday that Erica R. Harley, 35, of Evelyn Lane, Milford, has been charged with theft for allegedly taking $2,809.21  between January 2015 and June 2016. Harley worked at the Coopersburg PA post office. Failed audits and stamp inventory alerted the Inspector General’s Office, […]

NY Postmaster Relief gets probation for stealing nearly $20,000

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – A former postmaster for an upstate New York post office has been sentenced to two years’ probation for stealing nearly $20,000 from the U.S. government. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Rochester says 27-year-old Jennifer Passeck, of Sodus Point, was also sentenced Thursday to six months home detention after being convicted of […]

Idaho postal worker pleads guilty to pocketing proceeds from sale of USPS money order

BOISE, ID –  Tana Stimpson, 51, of Paul, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday to misdemeanor theft of postal service property, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. According to the plea agreement, Stimpson admitted that on November 27, 2015, she sold a money order in the amount of $360 in her capacity as a U.S. Postal Service […]