The top U.S. Postal Service official for the Washington region is out of a job following an incident last week in Sterling involving a female postal worker.
Jerry D. Lane had served as vice president of operations for the Capital Metro Area since 2006. Lane, based in Gaithersburg, visited the Dulles Processing and Distribution Center in Sterling on June 1 and got into an argument with the building’s manager, Kathleen J. Michaels, according to employees familiar with the incident. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call at the building around 2 p.m., said spokesman Kraig Troxell.Michaels filed misdemeanor assault charges on June 3 and Lane was issued a summons to appear in Washington region Postal Service boss out of a job after incident in Sterling on June 17, according to court records.