Three Houston men head to prison for robbery of postal vehicle

HOUSTON – Kenton Deon Harrell, 41, Kenneth Shane Howard, 34, and Malcolm Derrail Williams, 32, have been handed their sentences following their convictions of conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. A federal jury convicted Harrell following four days of trial and approximately three hours of deliberation in June 2014, […]

Kansas Postmaster Convicted Of Embezzlement

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – The former postmaster of the Whiting, Kan., post office has been convicted on charges of embezzling government funds, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today. Terri L. Morris, 50, Holton,, Kan., was convicted in a jury trial on two counts of making a false writing and one count of embezzling public funds. […]

Postal Supervisor Who Feigned Attack Admits Making False Statements To Postal Inspectors

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Greensburg, Pa., pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of false statements, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today. Jeffrey Allen Gogets, 51, pleaded guilty to one count before Senior United States District Judge Alan C. Bloch. In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised […]

Former Postal Inspector Sentenced To Prison for Perjury and Obstruction of Justice

BOSTON – A former United States Postal Inspection Service inspector was sentenced today in federal court for perjury and obstruction of justice. Joseph M. McGonagle, III, 38, was sentenced by U.S. District Nathaniel M. Gorton to one year and one day in prison, to be followed by two years of supervised release and a $4,000 […]

Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking in Post Office Dealing Case

Boston – A Somerville man pleaded guilty in federal court today to charges stemming from his involvement in a drug conspiracy. John Thibedeau, 48, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and four counts of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine. In September 2011, Thibedeau, along with co-conspirators Sean […]

Georgia Woman Stole ID to Obtain U.S. Citizenship and Get USPS Job As Mail Carrier

Mail Carrier Obtained U.S. Citizenship Under Stolen Identity and Then Stole Identities of Over 85 Victims on Her Mail Route ATLANTA, GA – A jury in federal district court returned a guilty verdict late yesterday against OPEOLUWA ADIGUN, age unknown, and CHUKWUKA ONYEKABA a/k/a Gabriel Onyekaba, 34, both of Marietta, Georgia on charges of stealing […]

Former Alabama Postal Employee Indicted For Attempted Murder, Delay of mail

Montgomery, Alabama – United States Postal employee Arthur Darby, Jr. was indicted by a federal Grand Jury for the attempted murder of two postal employees, the use of a firearm in connection to a crime of violence, and delay of the United States mail, announced United States Attorney George L. Beck, Jr. On December 1, […]

Minnesota man gets prison for manufacturing fake postage meter stamps

February 29, 2012 MINNEAPOLIS – Earlier today in federal court in St. Paul, a 32-year-old Prior Lake man was sentenced for manufacturing counterfeit postage meter stamps. United States District Court Judge Richard H. Kyle sentenced Andre George Mehilove to 18 months in prison on one count of counterfeiting postage stamps. In addition, he was ordered […]

California Man Pleads Guilty To Mail Theft Scheme Using Counterfeit Postal Keys, Locks

FRESNO, Calif. — United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced that Travis Chieng, aka Travis Chang, aka Travis My Nai, 23, of Fresno, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to commit postal crimes. According to the plea agreement, Chieng conspired with three other individuals to possess counterfeit postal keys and postal mail locks. Chieng also admitted […]

30-Year NY letter carrier sentenced for stealing drugs and cash from mail

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY RICHARD S. HARTUNIAN announced that DOUGLAS HARRINGTON, age 53, of Glens Falls, New York, was sentenced today by Senior United States District Judge Thomas J. McAvoy, in Albany, New York, for the felony off nse of theft of mail matter by a postal employee. HARRINGTON was sentenced to probation for a term […]