Press Releases from the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas :
(HOUSTON) – A mail handler for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has been indicted for mail theft, United States Attorney José Angel Moreno announced today.
Johnny McCoy, 49, of Spring, Texas, has been charged in a one-count indictment with theft of mail by a postal employee returned by a Houston grand jury on April 8, 2010. McCoy surrendered himself to USPS-Office of Inspector General authorities on Monday, April 12, 2010, and has been ordered released on bond pending trial of the case.
The charges are the result of an investigation into the theft of greeting card letters destined for USPS customers. McCoy is accused of stealing two $20 bills and a $10 bill from first class mail addressed to a USPS customer residing in Kemah, Texas, in July 2009.
McCoy worked as a mail handler at the North Houston Processing and Distribution Center at the time of this incident. Three days later, McCoy resigned from his position with the USPS.
Special Assistant United States Attorney Tammie Y. Moore is prosecuting the case
(HOUSTON) – A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) letter carrier has been indicted for mail theft, United States Attorney José Angel Moreno announced today.
Johnnie Harden, 46, of Houston, was charged by a Houston grand jury on April 8, 2010, with two counts of theft of mail by a postal employee. Harden surrendered himself to the U.S. Marshals Service on Monday, April 12, 2010, and has been ordered released on bond pending trial in this case.
The charges against Harden are the result of an investigation initiated by the USPS-Office of Inspector General upon receipt of customer complaints reporting non-receipt of a greeting card intended for a recipient address in Houston.
Harden is accused of having stolen a $50 Target gift card from the mail entrusted to him for delivery to a USPS customer on Sept. 23, 2009, and two $50 bills enclosed in a second article of mail on Oct. 15, 2009.
Special Assistant United States Attorney Tammie Y. Moore is prosecuting the case.