Appeals Court upholds firing of Postmaster for vulgar, sexual comments and misconduct

Over the next few days, PostalReporter.com will resume posting of legal cases. The United States Postal Service (USPS) removed an Oregon Postmaster based on a charge of unacceptable conduct, supported by numerous specifications of particular incidents. The Postmaster appealed the removal decision to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), which upheld the removal. The notice […]

Massachusetts Postmaster sentenced to probation for embezzling $31,000

7/20/17 BOSTON – The former Postmaster of the U.S. Postal Service Post Offices in Blackstone and Jefferson, Mass., was sentenced today in federal court in Worcester for stealing approximately $31,000 from the U.S. Postal Service. Carlitos Molina, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy H. Hillman to two years of probation, the first […]

Former Wasilla postmaster demoted to custodian after investigation upholds harassment claims

WASILLA — A sexual harassment investigation of the former Wasilla postmaster recommended that he be ousted, and now he has a new Postal Service job as a custodian in Anchorage at substantially less pay. Eric Schuler, originally hired by the U.S. Postal Service in 1997, left the postmaster job at a $100,658 salary in December, according […]

Massachusetts Postmaster pleads guilty to stealing approximately $31,000

BOSTON – The former Postmaster of the U.S. Postal Service Post Offices in Blackstone and Jefferson, Mass., pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Worcester to stealing approximately $31,000 from the U.S. Postal Service. Carlitos Molina, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of misappropriating postal funds. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy H. Hillman scheduled sentencing […]

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 […]

Iowa Postmaster indicted on misappropriation charges

5/13/16 NORA SPRINGS – Nora Springs’s former postmaster has been charged with allegedly stealing from the postal service. A federal grand jury handed up an indictment charging DeAnn C. Lewman with two counts of misappropriate of postal funds and 42 counts of false entries. The indictment was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Cedar […]

Pittsburgh Postmaster accused of intimidating employees wants case thrown out

3/14/16 The suspended Pittsburgh postmaster charged with intimidating his employees has asked a judge to throw out the charges against him, claiming that county prosecutors are trying to prove a federal crime. Daniel Davis, 50, of Canonsburg is charged with obstruction, intimidation of witnesses or victims, criminal coercion and official oppression. The charges stemmed from […]

NY Postmaster with 30+ years service convicted of stealing over $6,000 from USPS

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK –Yesterday Grover Horn, 71, of Cayuga County, New York, pled guilty and was sentenced in federal court for embezzling money orders and cash from the U.S. Post Office in Martville, New York, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Eileen Neff, Special Agent in Charge, United States Postal Service, Office of […]