Press Release from the US Attorney’s Office, Northern District Of New York
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY RICHARD S. HARTUNIAN announced that DOUGLAS HARRINGTON pled guilty today before Senior United States District Court Judge Thomas J. McAvoy, in Albany, New York, to the felony offense of theft of mail matter by a postal employee. Sentencing for HARRINGTON is scheduled for February 15, 2012 in Albany. As a result of the conviction HARRINGTON faces a maximum sentence of imprisonment of up to 5 years, supervised release of up to 3 years, a fine of up to $250,000, and a special assessment of $100.
HARRINGTON, age 53, of Glens Falls, New York, a postal employee for over 30 years, was a letter carrier assigned to the Glens Falls Post Office. He admitted that he stole items from the mail that he picked up and delivered as a letter carrier between September 2010 and April 2011. The items that HARRINGTON stole included prescription drugs, United States currency, and collectors cards.
This matter was investigated by the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, Albany, New York and prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the
Northern District of New York..