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Bakersfield Man Sentenced to Over 2 Years in Prison for Burglarizing 8 Post Offices

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of California

FRESNO, Calif. — Steven Martin, 39, of Bakersfield, was sentenced today to two years and three months in prison for burglarizing U.S. Post Offices, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

According to court documents, in December 2018, Martin burglarized eight different post offices in Kern, Kings, and Tulare counties. He stole cash registers, packages containing clothes, and other mail, and caused damage to the post offices. The total loss was $8,800.

This case is the product of an investigation by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Barton prosecuted the case.

Updated January 14, 2022