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Southern District of Illinois

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Brownstown Man Sentenced For Theft Of United States Mail Fom Postal Employee

Admitted Snatching Package from Postal Employee Instead of Paying

A Brownstown, Illinois, man, convicted of Theft of United States Mail, was sentenced in United States District Court in East St. Louis, Illinois, on August 15, 2013, to 6 months of incarceration, 3 years of supervised release and ordered to pay restitution to the United States Postal Service, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today.

Greggory L. Carroll, 26, pled guilty to the charges on April 22, 2013. Carroll admitted that on April 24, 2012, he entered the United States Post Office in Brownsville, Illinois, to pick up a package containing bath salts. He further admitted that he grabbed the package from the hands of a postal employee and ran from the building when he did not have money to pay for the “Cash on Delivery” shipment.

The investigation was conducted by the United States Postal Inspection Service and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Ranley R. Killian.

Updated February 19, 2015