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 […]

Virginia Postal Worker pleads guilty to stealing mail

7/19/17 Roanoke, VIRGINIA – A former employee of the United States Postal Service pled guilty yesterday in federal court here to stealing items from the mail, including cash, Acting United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced. Michelle Spinner, 56, of Big Island, Virginia, waived her right to be indicted and pled guilty yesterday to a […]

Texas man sentenced to 37 months in prison for setting Post Office on fire

7/19/17 In Alpine, a federal judge sentenced 59-year-old Karl Henry Peterson to 37 months in federal prison for setting the U.S. Post Office in Alpine ablaze last year announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr. and Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez, U.S. Postal Investigation Service, Houston Division. During yesterday’s sentencing hearing, United States District […]

Postal Worker accused of stealing money and gift cards from the mail signs plea deal

7/18/17 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A former postal employee in Rugby accused of stealing money and gift cards from the mail has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. The deal calls for Tomi Kiele to plead guilty to misappropriation of postal funds, which carries a maximum penalty of one year in prison and a $100,000 […]

Kansas City MO postal worker pleads guilty to stealing gift cards, DVDs from the mail

6/22/17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a U.S. Postal employee pleaded guilty in federal court today to stealing mail. Terry G. Williams, 55, of Kansas City, Mo., waived his right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Beth […]

Iowa Postal Worker gets 2 Years Probation, 100 Hours Community Service for mail theft

5/19/17 SIOUX CITY, Iowa – After a lengthy criminal probe documented by 9 Investigates involving numerous cases of mail theft, 42-year-old Kirk Baird is walking away from federal court with two years probation and 100 hours of community service. The maximum sentencing for a crime of this nature is five years in prison but due […]

Louisville KY Brothers Charged Again In Shooting Of Letter Carrier

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two Louisville men have been charged in a Superseding Indictment with conspiracy to murder and attempted murder of a federal employee, that is a United States Postal Carrier (while engaged in the performance of his official duties), and with forcible assault of a federal employee.  One defendant, Eric Bennett, faces additional charges, […]

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 8 Individuals Charged In $158 Million OWCP Health Care Fraud Scheme

March 24, 2017 DALLAS – An indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Dallas this week, and unsealed today, charges eight individuals with offenses related to their participation in a health care fraud scheme, announced John Parker, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas. The defendants charged are:      Jamshid Noryian, aka “James […]

Kansas Mail Carriers charged with stealing gift cards from mail, hiding and delaying mail

WICHITA, KAN. – A grand jury Thursday returned a federal indictment charging a mail carrier in Sheridan County with stealing mail, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. James N. Stephenson, 25, Hoxie, Kan., is charged with one count of theft by a postal employee, one count of unlawful possession of 15 or more stolen gift cards […]

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 3 in Connection with Shooting of Texas Mail Carrier

3/15/2017 In San Antonio this afternoon, a federal grand jury returned a 13–count indictment charging three San Antonio residents for their alleged roles in a mail theft scheme that involved the shooting of a U.S. Mail carrier last month in Spring Branch, TX, announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr.; Inspector in Charge Adrian […]