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 […]

APWU: Clerk Craft, Postal Service Settle Four Disputes

02/12/2016 – The Clerk Craft recently settled four disputes as part of a pre-arbitration review process that was agreed upon by APWU President Mark Dimondstein and the Postal Service, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson has announced. Clerk Craft Assistant Director Lamont Brooks negotiated the settlements. “The settlements should reduce tension and grievances on issues that […]

New York Postal Worker pleads guilty in Operation Santa case

October 27, 2015 One of the workers charged in June with ripping off the postal service’s Operation Santa program to provide needy kids with Christmas gifts has been allowed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor with a maximum sentence of 30 days in jail. Mahogany Strickland, 23, of Manhattan, pleaded guilty Friday to carrying letters […]

Texas Postal Worker arrested for threatening to shoot co-worker

FORT WORTH, TX — A 20-year USPS Mail Processing Clerk has been arrested for threatening his co-workers. Arsenio Viray Manansala, 52, was arrested at a U.S. Post Office on Mark IV Parkway Monday just after 6:30 p.m. Police say in their report that Manansala called the post office and “threatened to shoot another employee and […]

Video: Man says postal worker threw package out of delivery truck

LITHONIA, Ga. —A Lithonia man is not happy after seeing how his neighborhood postal worker treated his delivery. Home surveillance video shows the postal worker tossing his package out the window of the delivery truck. “It could’ve been a fragile item. It could’ve been glass items, anything. They don’t know. That box was just tossed […]

North Carolina postal worker killed by tree was about to be a grandmother

Funeral set for 10-year North Carolina Rural Carrier tomorrow U.S. mail carrier Lisa Rudisill Wilkerson died Saturday in Denver, N.C. when a large tree fell onto her mail truck during a severe thunderstorm. Wilkerson lived in Sherrill’s Ford and had two children, a son, 19, and a daughter, 22. Her daughter is pregnant with Wilkerson’s […]

Video: Tree falls on mail truck in Denver North Carolina, killing postal worker

June 20, 2015 DENVER, N.C. — A 43-year-old female mail carrier died Saturday afternoon in Denver when a large tree fell on her United State Postal Service vehicle and pinned her inside. The incident occurred at about 4:45 p.m. as the mail carrier delivered mail on Norman Court off Lakeshore Road North. A thunderstorm was […]

USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated June 19, 2015

Updated 6/19/2015 – – USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation Phase II-2015. List of postal facilities that have changed move date. USPS announced its latest list of last minute “public” changes/updates to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation list. USPS Network Rationalization (excel) June 19, 2015

Photo: New York postal workers accused of stealing Christmas gifts under USPS Operation Santa program

All three postal workers were hired in late 2013. More postal workers involved in the scam. Secret Santa’s allegedly suckered by three postal workers who gamed NYC’s Operation Santa Was NYC Santa conned? A Queens man was released on his own recognizance and another man and woman were released on $50,000 bond yesterday, after being […]

Puerto Rico Letter Carrier charged with “renting” his disabled veteran status

On June 3, 2015, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned a five count indictment charging Jose A. Rosa-Colon, his brother and business partner, Ivan Rosa-Colon and Louis Enrique Torres with a multi-million dollar Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.  The charges include […]