Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting, Robbing Letter Carrier

Man assaulted and robbed letter carrier of $26 while delivering mail

The U.S. Department of Justice’s U.S. Attorney’s office for Eastern District of Louisiana issued the following press release:

July 16, 2010


CHRISTOPHER ISAAC, age 20, of Marrero, Louisiana, pled guilty in federal court yesterday before U. S. District Judge Helen G. Berrigan to assault on a federal officer, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten.

According to court documents, ISAAC admitted that on February 12, 2010, he used a semi-automatic pistol to forcibly assault and rob a U. S. Postal Service letter carrier while the letter carrier was delivering mail at the Ridgefield Apartments in Marrero, Louisiana.

ISAAC faces a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty (20) years, a fine of $250,000 and three (3) years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment. Sentencing is set for October 27, 2010.

The case was investigated by the U. S. Postal Inspection Service and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Loan “Mimi” Nguyen .