Press Release Oct 13, 2010
United States Attorney Michael J. Moore announced that on October 12, 2010 in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, in the Albany Division, RENEE GARRETT, age 60, a resident of Cairo, Georgia, was found guilty after a jury trial of three counts of Theft of Mail, all in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1709.
Garrett, who was employed as a Postal Service mail carrier in Cairo, embezzled various items of mail addressed to others on multiple occasions from July, 2005 through November, 2007.
Garrett’s sentencing will be scheduled by the Court in approximately sixty days. Garrett faces a maximum sentence on all counts of up to five years imprisonment, a fine not to exceed $250,000.00, a period of supervised release of up to three years, and a mandatory $100.00 assessment fee.
The case was investigated by the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney K. Alan Dasher. For additional information please contact Sue McKinney, Public Affairs Specialist at (478) 621-2602.