Louisiana Man Indicted For Assaulting Letter Carrier

March 11, 2010

CHRISTOPHER ISAAC, age 20, of Marrero, Louisiana, was charged in a one count indictment by a Federal Grand Jury with Assault on a Federal Officer, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten.

According to the indictment, ISAAC used a dangerous weapon to forcibly assault a United States Postal Service letter while the Postal letter carrier was engaged in his official duties.

ISAAC faces a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty (20) years, a fine of $250,000.00 and three (3) years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

U. S. Attorney Letten reiterated that the indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

The case is being investigated by United States Postal Inspection Service and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Loan “Mimi” Nguyen

source: U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana